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Orthodox News

Greek Orthodox Clergy Meet with MN Governor and State Senator

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton ST PAUL, MN: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Metropolis of Chicago, was invited to meet privately with Minnesota…

Aug 23, 2016
Orthodox News

Minnesota US Senator visits St. Paul Community

  MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, officiated Sunday Services at St Mary’s…

Aug 23, 2016
Orthodox Seminary News

Church Slavonic Class Open To Public

JOHNSTOWN, PA – Christ the Saviour Seminary is pleased to announce that it will be offering to the public an Introduction to Church Slavonic Class…

Aug 23, 2016
Orthodox News

Religious Freedom Resolution Gains Momentum in Indiana

GREEK ORTHODOX OF CHICAGO AND DETROIT METROPOLISES SEEK PASSAGE IN SPRING 2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION CHICAGO, IL- The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago…

Aug 23, 2016
The Prayer Team

We Are All Called to Be Teachers

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man and he will increase in learning.  Proverbs 9:9   Good morning Prayer…

Aug 23, 2016
Orthodox News

Young Adults Offer Assistance To St. Herman’s House of Hospitality in Cleveland

JOHNSTOWN, PA — Following in the footsteps of Sts Cyril and Methodios, and demonstrating in concrete action their renewed commitment to hands-on…

Aug 22, 2016
Orthodox News

Over 130 Participants Gather for Sunday Church School Workshop

The Fall 2016 Sunday Church School Teacher Workshop, “Bible Basics for the Orthodox Church School Teacher” was held on August 20, 2016, in Elmhurst,…

Aug 22, 2016
Orthodox News

Saint Basil Academy “Fall Foliage” Walk-A-Thon

The Saint Basil Academy Annual Walk-A-Thon will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2016.  It will be approximately 2 miles long and cover most of…

Aug 22, 2016
The Prayer Team

We Are All Called to be Students

Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), and try to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.  Ephesians…

Aug 22, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Only List Where I Hope for My Name to Appear

You have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering, and to the assembly…

Aug 21, 2016
Orthodox News

Monastery Offers HOPE for Victims of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a serious problem and an offence to humanity. Victims are sexually exploited, psychologically and physically abused and held against…

Aug 20, 2016
Orthodox News

Metropolitan ALEXIOS on Flood in Louisiana

The following is a letter sent to the parishes in the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta, concerning the recent floods.   My Beloved Ones, I greet…

Aug 20, 2016