ICON OF ST. JOHN MAXIMOVITCH STREAMED MYRRH AS HE WAS CELEBRATED IN SKETE IN HIS HONOR IN HIS HOME VILLAGE

ICON OF ST. JOHN MAXIMOVITCH STREAMED MYRRH AS HE WAS CELEBRATED IN SKETE IN HIS HONOR IN HIS HOME VILLAGE

On July 2, the commemoration day of the holy hierarch and wonderworker St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, the patronal feast of the Svyatogorsk Lavra skete named for St. John in his home village of Adamovka, Donetsk Region, was festively celebrated. An icon of the holy hierarch began to...

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Orthodox Christianity Sees Slow but Constant Wave of Growth from Conversions to Ancient Faith

Orthodox Christianity Sees Slow but Constant Wave of Growth from Conversions to Ancient Faith

Conversions to the ancient faith of Orthodox Christianity now make up nearly half of the one million Orthodox Christians in the United States.  While the majority of those conversions are through marriage, a growing number of people who are neither culturally nor ethnically Greek are converting based on their affinity...

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Archon John Pappajohn Recognized at 2017 Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards Gala

Archon John Pappajohn Recognized at 2017 Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards Gala

VENTURE CAPITALISTS, PHILANTHROPIST, AND ARCHON JOHN PAPPAJOHN RECOGNIZED AT 2017 PANHELLENIC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AWARDS GALA   MOVING MOMENT OF SILENCE GIVEN IN MEMORY OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO. MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES WAS 2016 MISS AMERICA AND GREEK ORTHODOX PARISHIONER BETTY CANTRELL   CHICAGO, IL: The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation held their...

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New Daily LIVE Call-in Radio Broadcast with the “BIBLE  ANSWER MAN” Hank Hanegraaff

New Daily LIVE Call-in Radio Broadcast with the “BIBLE ANSWER MAN” Hank Hanegraaff

The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is pleased to announce partnership with the internationally- syndicated daily live call-in radio show: Bible Answer Man, with host Hank Hanegraaff will be live on OCN’s airwaves beginning Friday at 6:00 pm EST. Click Listen Now during the broadcast.  Alongside his new podcast: Hank Unplugged.  Orthodox Christian...

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Memory Eternal! + Metropolitan Antonio of Mexico, Central America and Venezuela

Memory Eternal! + Metropolitan Antonio of Mexico, Central America and Venezuela

Update: Metropolitan Joseph’s Letter of Condolences to the Archdiocese of Mexico, Central America, Venzuela, and the Carribean Islands. “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.” John 11:25 His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch, the Holy Synod of...

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FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO   ARCHDIOCESE MOURNS THE FALLING ASLEEP IN THE LORD OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO   CHICAGO, IL: The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is mourning the passing of Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, 89, who fell asleep in the Lord last night, June 2,...

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LEADER OF GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN CHICAGO DIES

LEADER OF GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN CHICAGO DIES

LEADER OF GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN CHICAGO DIES   METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO SERVED FOR 38 YEARS CHICAGO, IL: On Friday evening, June 2, 2017, Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, leader of the Greek Orthodox Church in 6 mid-western States, died following an unexpected illness and surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital in...

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Do You Believe in and Practice Your Orthodox Faith?

Do You Believe in and Practice Your Orthodox Faith?

Religious belief vs. religious practice – in the years since the fall of the Iron Curtain, Christianity in the area has experienced a re-boot.  A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that Orthodox Christians in Europe believe in God, and strongly identify with their Orthodox faith, however they...

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36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS   YEARLY GATHERING IS LARGEST EVENT FOR METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO PALOS HILLS, IL: Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago officially opened the 36th Annual Metropolis of Chicago Junior Olympics this morning to a massive gathering of youth, parents, coaches and clergy from throughout the Metropolis...

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GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH VISITS MILWAUKEE

GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH VISITS MILWAUKEE

GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH VISITS MILWAUKEE BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS WARMLY GREETED BY CONGREGATION AS HE OFFICIATED AT THE VESPER SERVICE AND DIVINE LITURGY. PARISH WILL HOST METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO 2017 CLERGY LAITY ASSEMBLY MILWAUKEE, WI: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, was warmly...

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RETIRED CLERGY ASSOCIATION HOLD ANNUAL MEETINGS IN CHICAGO

RETIRED CLERGY ASSOCIATION HOLD ANNUAL MEETINGS IN CHICAGO

GROUP HOST DINNER IN HONOR OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO   CHICAGO, IL: The Executive Committee of the Greek Orthodox Retired Clergy Association have been in Chicago, Illinois, for the past few days for their Annual Organizational Meetings. Last night the Executive Committee hosted a dinner in honor of Metropolitan...

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The Opening of the Relics of Our Father Among the Saints MARDARIJE

The Opening of the Relics of Our Father Among the Saints MARDARIJE

The Opening of the Relics of Our Father Among the Saints MARDARIJE First Serbian Bishop of America and Canada April 22/May 5, 2017 Српски With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, the relics of St. Mardarije, which have laid in the Church of...

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