Mar Yulios: Observe Soonoyo fast by meditating and honouring the ‘Holy Theotokos’

Catholicate News - Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - August 2016 AHMEDABAD: Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad Metropolitan HG Pulikottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios has called upon the faithful to invoke Soonoyo fast with all seriousness. In an elaborative message to the faithful of the Diocese, the Metropolitan says that by partaking in the Feast of Dormition of Holy Theotokos, ...

“I am Convinced that the Fullness of Grace is Only in Orthodoxy”

Eastern American Diocese - ROCOR- December 2015 An Interview with Priest Maximos McIntyre Priest Maximos McIntyre, a convert to Orthodoxy, has been a cleric of the Eastern American Diocese for almost a year and has recently completed a screenplay entitled “Lords of Glory,” a story of Soviet persecution of Orthodox Christians in communist Russia. In addition, Fr. ...

Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis to deliver 33rd Fr. Schmemann Lecture January 31

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YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications] - December 2015 The 33rd Annual Father Alexander Schmemann Memorial Lecture, “Toward the Holy and Great Council: Retrieving a Culture of Conciliarity and Consensus,” will be presented by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary here on Sunday, January 31, 2015.  The free public lecture will ...

Ecumenical Patriarch’s Message for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of the Natural Environment

August- September 2015 Prot. No. 851 + BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Peace and Mercy From the Creator, Sustainer and Governor of All Creation Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ “All of creation is renewed by the Holy Spirit, returning to its original state.” (Anavathmoi, First Tone) “Blessed are you, Lord, ...

Statement on United States Supreme Court Decision by Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America & the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York and New England

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July 2015 The leadership of the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America and the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York and New England issued the following statement: “…speaking the truth in love…” Ephesians 4:15 On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling disallowing bans on same sex marriage throughout the United States.  The Coptic ...

Orthodox Christian Stewardship: What do Jesus, the Bible, and the Church Fathers Say about Tithing and Giving to God?

John G. Panagiotou - March 2015 “Where your treasure is there will your heart be also.”1 These words of Jesus have resonated within the hearts of people for two thousand years. What was Jesus talking about? What do Jesus, the Bible, and the Church Fathers have to say about tithing and giving to God? The Scriptures have ...

Archon George E. Demacopoulos offers essay on Orthodox Fundamentalism

New York, NY 2/4/2015 Orthodox Fundamentalism by Archon George E. Demacopoulos, Historian for the Order of Saint Andrew Read this article on blogs.goarch.org » One of the cornerstones of Orthodox Christianity is its reverence for the great Fathers of the Church who were not only exemplars of holiness but were also the greatest intellectuals of their age.  The writings of ...