40th Anniversary since the Blessed Repose in the Lord of St. Justin (1979 – 2019)

Church of Serbia - 9/4/19 In Christianity truth is not a philosophical concept nor is it a theory, teaching, or a system, but rather, it is the living theanthropic hypostasis—the historical Jesus Christ (John 14:6). Before Christ men could only conjecture about the Truth since they did not possess it. With Christ as the incarnate divine Logos, ...

A Review of ‘Orthodox Women Speak: Discerning the Signs of the Times’

SVC - 31/12/18 Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald, ed., Orthodox Women Speak: Discerning the “Signs of the Times.” Geneva: WCC Publications; Brookline, MA: Holy Cross Orthodox Press. 1999. xi + 201 pp. ISBN 2-8254-1317-8. The volume of Orthodox Women Speak is a hidden gem. It is the result of two conferences held in Damascus, Syria in 1996, and Istanbul, ...

St John the Russian Parish in Ipswich, MA, Hosts a Missionary Event Drawing 300 People (Photo-Report)

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 31/12/16 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the Orthodox Church of St John the Russian in Ipswich, MA, hosted its 6th ...

“Speaking to Secular America” Conference to be held at HCHC

October 2015 - Holy Cross Hellenic College  The Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity will present the conference "Speaking to Secular America: How the Church Is Reaching Out to the Non-Religious in Our Society" October 28-30, 2015, at Hellenic College Holy Cross. The conference is being held in conjunction with the inauguration of HCHC’s 21st President, the ...

Historic Boston Convention is in Full Swing

July 2015 After the opening of the 52nd Antiochian Archdiocese Convention on Monday, July 22 in Boston, MA, a full day of events on Tuesday found His Beatitude Patriarch John X and His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph addressing a variety of archdiocesan groups. (View the gallery by Antiochpatriarchate.org) At 11:30 a.m., following the 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy, the ...

Patriarch John X Visits Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

On Monday morning, July 20, 2015, His Beatitude Patriarch John X visited Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. His visit to the beautiful campus included an extensive tour of the grounds, a service in the Holy Cross Chapel, and a luncheon. Patriarch John was hosted by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of ...

Metropolitan Joseph’s Call to the Convention

The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - May 2015 Letter from His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph regarding the 2015 Archdiocesan Conventionto be published in the church bulletin and distributed to all parishioners: To: Our Beloved Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Archdiocesan Trustees, Department Heads, Organization Presidents, Parish Councils and Faithful of this God-protected Archdiocese: Christ is Risen! Truly He ...

OCAMPR to hold annual conference November 6-8

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BROOKLINE, MA [OCAMPR] - September 2014 The Executive Board of the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion [OCAMPR] recently announced that its Annual Conference will be held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology here Thursday through Saturday, November 6 - 8, 2014. His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America ...

Stolen religious items returned to Greek Orthodox Church in Watertown

By Dana Forsythe Wicked Local Watertown 12/5/13 On Friday morning a garbage bag full of previously stolen religious items was found behind the Taxiarchae/Archangels Greek Orthodox Church in Watertown. According to Fr. Demetrios Tonias of Archangels Greek Orthodox Church, a maintenance man found the items behind the church's social hall when he arrived to clean in the morning. “He thought ...

Armenian Assembly marks 40th anniversary

6/10/2012 - In a capacity-filled venue, Armenian Assembly members, supporters and friends alike gathered on September 22 in downtown Los Angeles, California, as the Assembly celebrated its 40th anniversary, reported the Assembly. The Assembly Gala honored several outstanding individuals exemplifying decades of public and community service. Presenting the Assembly's "Distinguished Humanitarian Award" to Elizabeth Agbabian, Flora Dunaians, and ...

October is Orthodox Awareness Month on college campuses

BROOKLINE, MA [OCF] 30/9/2012 Orthodox Christian Fellowship [OCF] has designated October as Orthodox Awareness Month in an effort to foster an understanding of Orthodox Christianity and educate students on college campuses across North America. Throughout the month of October, OCF chapters are being encouraged to organize activities and programs on their campuses to share the Orthodox Christian Faith ...

OCF launches first “Forty Days Program” to connect with incoming college freshmen

BROOKLINE, MA [OCF] OCF 9/6/2012 At the beginning of June 2012, the North American Orthodox Christian Fellowship [OCF] here launched an exciting new program — “The First Forty Days” — to reach out to incoming first-year Orthodox Christian college students at colleges and universities throughout North America. As its name implies, during the first 40 days of the 2012 ...

Registration Now Open for 2011 College Conferences

BROOKLINE, MA [OCF] 8/11/2011 VISIT OCF WEBSITE MORE DETAILS Registration for the 2011 College Conferences is now open at events.ocf.net. The conferences will be held during Christmas Break in three locations: St. Nicholas Ranch in Dunlap, Calif.; Antiochian Village in Bolivar, Pa.; and the Diakonia Center in Salem, S.C., each centering on Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s ...

“NASSR ANTAKYA” (The Eagle of Antioch) Republished

Syrian Orthodox Church "NASSR ANTAKYA" (The Eagle of Antioch) - A book written by LL Mor Ignatius Yakoub III Patriarch of Blessed memory in the memory of LL Mor Ignatius Aphrem Barsaum Patriarch of Blessed memory republished MA`ARAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS: "NASSR ANTAKYA" (The Eagle of Antioch) - A book written by LL Mor Ignatius Yakoub III ...

A new icon of St. Ignatius Noorono presented to the church at Ma`arat Sayyidnaya

Syrian Orthodox Church MA`ARAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS: A new Icon of St. Ignatius Noorono, the third Patriarch of Antioch has been presented on the occasion of the consecration of the St. Ignatius Church at the Patriarchal centre , Ma`arat Sayyidnaya. The icon was drawn by the respected sisters of the monastery of St. Demiana of the ...