The Future of Orthodox Christianity in Syria and America – His Beatitude John X – Patriarch of Antioch & All the East

President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Patriarch John X Yazigi, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. (File Pic) -http://modeoflife.org

Hudson Institute - 27/10/17 Over the last two thousand years, the Church of Antioch has played a major role in the formation and development of Christian theology and philosophy. Today the Church is facing tremendous challenges in its native homeland, Syria. Six years after the beginning of the Syrian civil war, the country is in ruins ...

100th Anniversary of the Repose of St. Raphael commemorated at Antiochian Cathedral

November 2015 His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey represented the Orthodox Church in America at celebration of the Divine Liturgy marking the 100th Anniversary of the repose of Saint Raphael of Brooklyn at Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral here on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Saint Nicholas Cathedral is the first parish community established ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary to honor Metropolitans Tikhon and Joseph at Meyendorff Memorial Lecture September 14

Dr. Predrag Matejic

YONKERS, NY [SVOTS] - August 2015 Predrag Matejic, Ph. D., Associate Professor at Ohio State University’s Center for Slavic and East European Studies and Curator of the Hilandar Research Library, will present the third annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture on Monday, September 14, 2015 at Saint Vladimir’s Seminaryhere.  Speaking on the topic “Byzantium, the Slavs, ...

A Synaxis of the Antiochian World: A Report on the 52nd Convention

August 2015 A Synaxis of the Antiochian World: A Report on the 52nd Convention of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-26, 2015 By Subdeacon Peter Samore “O Antioch: lift up your eyes and look around, for your sons came like the pearls shining with the light of God from the West, and the North; from ...

Assembly of Bishops Committee Chaired by Metropolitan Joseph Pursues Ambitious Agenda in 2015

Metropolitan Joseph and other bishops at Assembly meeting in Dallas, TX, Sept. 2014

April 2015  Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America Can Orthodox weddings be celebrated on Saturdays? Are group confessions permissible? How are catechumens prepared for reception into the Church? The answers to these questions and others depend on which Orthodox jurisdiction you call home. While there are vast areas of agreement in the Orthodox ...

Metropolitan Joseph’s Pastoral Message for Great and Holy Pascha

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Pastoral Message for Great and Holy Pascha April 12, 2015 Let the heavens rejoice and the earth be glad, as is meet; and let the whole world, visible and invisible, feast; for Christ hath risen to everlasting joy. (from the 1st Ode of the Paschal Canon) Christ is Risen! Truly, He ...

Metropolitan Joseph Issues Letter in Support of March for Marriage

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America On April 25, 2015, on the National Mall in Washington D.C., people will be gathering from around the U.S. for the March for Marriage. This year's March will include an Orthodox Gathering, sponsored by the group Crown Them With Glory. His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph has released a letter encouraging ...

Metropolitan Joseph Presides at One Year Memorial for Metropolitan Philip

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Thursday, March 19, 2015, marked the one year anniversary of the repose of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip of thrice-blessed memory. On Sunday, March 22, His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph celebrated the Divine Liturgy and one year memorial for Metropolitan Philip at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn. In his eulogy, Metropolitan ...

Historic Boston Convention: “Something for Everyone” – The 52nd Antiochian Christian Orthodox National Convention

December 2014 orth American Chair of the Order of St. Ignatius and Boston attorney, Mary Winstanley-O'Connor, will have an eventful year in 2015. Along with co-chair Raymond Sayeg, she is serving as co-chair of the committee responsible for the 52nd Antiochian Archdiocese Convention, which will be hosted by her home parish, St. Mary Orthodox Church in ...

Metropolitan Joseph – Pirmate of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America is Enthroned by Patriarch John X

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East Axios! Axios! Axios! On Saturday, December 6, 2014, the Feast of St. Nicholas, His Eminence Joseph, Metropolitan of New York and All North America, was enthroned at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York, by His Beatitude John X, Patriarch ...

Updates on the Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - November 2014 Planning continues for the weekend of December 5-7, and the enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph and the visit of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, NY. Check our enthronement section for the latest information ...

Antiochian Women Project 2014-2015: Nurturing the Seeds of Orthodoxy Across North America

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - October 2014 This summer at the Summer Meetings at the Antiochian Village in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph announced the new Antiochian Women Project for 2014-2015 which will incorporate his vision for the Antiochian Archdiocese well into the future. Over the next year, the Antiochian ...

Congratulate Metropolitan Joseph and Welcome Patriarch John X in Commemorative Enthronement Journal

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - 1/101/14 To honor Metropolitan Joseph on the auspicious occasion of his enthronement as Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America, a commemorative journal is being prepared. If you would like to express your congratulations to our new Metropolitan and welcome our father in ...

Full Schedule for the Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph Now Available

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - September 2014 The full schedule is now available for the weekend of December 5-7 and the events of the Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph and the visit of His Beatitude Patriarch John X, at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. Preparations are under way ...

Metropolitan Joseph Mar Koorilose of the Old Orthodox Church of Thozhiyur Enters Eternal Rest

Metropolitan Joseph Mar Koorilose of the Old Orthodox Church of Thozhiyur

Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) 9/8/14 Learn more about the Church here: Kerala: The former Primate and Senior Metropolitan Joseph Mar Koorilose of the Old Orthodox Church of Thozhiyur (The Malabar Independent Syrian Church) entered eternal rest. He was 61. Joseph Mar Koorilose was consecrated as a bishop by Metropolitan Alexander Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar. ...

Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph & Patriarchal Visit Scheduled

September 2014 - The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America It is with great pleasure that we announce that the events related to the Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph will take place during the weekend of December 5 through 7, 2014, at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. The actual enthronement will ...

Metropolitan Joseph – Primate of the Anthiochian Orthodox Church of USA Speaks at 2014 San Francisco Parish Life Conference

Anthiochian Orthodox Church - USA - 9/7/14 His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, newly-elected Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America, delivered the following address at the 2014 San Francisco Parish Life Conference of the Diocese of Los Angeles and the Diocese of Eagle River, shortly after his return from the Antiochian Unity Conference and Holy ...