Metropolitan Antony Bashir, Antiochian Missionary in America

Metropolitan Antony Bashir, Antiochian Missionary in America

    Preserving Holy Traditions An integral part of the Orthodox life is preserving, honoring, and passing down the Holy Traditions we have received from our forefathers. Some of the people who are most essential in this mission of the church are our bishops. February 15, 2016 marked the 50th...

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Antioch receives Russia in Latin America

Antioch receives Russia in Latin America

9 February 2016   Antioch receives Russia in Latin America   The antiochian Orthodox Church receives in Sao Paulo, on behalf of his beatitude John X the patriarch of Antioch and all the east, the patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Cyril, who will celebrate the Divine Liturgy on Sunday...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Meletius

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Meletius

  Saint Peter’s First Universal Letter 1:1-25; 2:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 98.9,1 Exalt the Lord our God. Verse: The Lord reigns; let the people tremble. Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the exiles of the Dispersion in Pontos, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, chosen and destined by God the...

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An advisory session of the Orthodox Antiochian Synod, on the Great Orthodox Synod

An advisory session of the Orthodox Antiochian Synod, on the Great Orthodox Synod

Balamand on January 11-2016   An advisory session of the Orthodox Antiochian Synod, on the Great Orthodox Synod The Antiochian Synod discussed in an advisory session held at Balamand, the works of the Great Orthodox Synod which is about to be held this year. His Beatitude, John X, the Orthodox...

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HCHC Welcomes His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch

HCHC Welcomes His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch

On Monday morning, July 20, 2015, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, along with Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, HCHC President Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees Dr. Thomas Lelon, and board member Helen Carlos, welcomed to campus His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch. This visit was the...

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HCHC to Welcome Patriarch of Antioch and Teen SOYO Leadership to Campus During Historic Convention

HCHC to Welcome Patriarch of Antioch and Teen SOYO Leadership to Campus During Historic Convention

Brookline MA – His Beatitude John X, the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, will visit the campus of Hellenic College Holy Cross on July 20, 2015 as he opens the 52nd Antiochian Archdiocesan Convention to be held next week in Boston. The historic convention will be the first presided over by...

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Is This the End for Middle Eastern Christians?

Is This the End for Middle Eastern Christians?

A recent article by Douglas Murray in The Spectator asks a pressing question: Why are we abandoning the Middle East’s Christians to Isis? Murray’s answer is largely narrative. He attended a Syriac Christian church in the UK on a Sunday and spoke to the people there. Many are recent refugees,...

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ANTIOCH PATRIARCHATE: Speech of His Beatitude John X at Enthronement

ANTIOCH PATRIARCHATE: Speech of His Beatitude John X at Enthronement

The Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph took place at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. He was enthroned by Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, who traveled to New York from Syria for the occasion. Following is the address given by Patriarch John...

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Patriarch John X: Words of Welcome to Patriarch Ephrem II Karim

Patriarch John X: Words of Welcome to Patriarch Ephrem II Karim

Note: This is unofficial translation was provided for OCN by Notes on Arab Orthodoxy. The Arabic original is available here. Patriarch John X’s speech welcoming Patriarch Ephrem II to the Monastery of Saint George al-Homeyra My brother, Your Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch Mar Ignatius Ephrem II Karim, My brothers the...

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Final Statement of the Antiochian Conference

Final Statement of the Antiochian Conference

The Antiochian Unity conference came to a close today, and a statement has been issued summarizing the events and outcomes of the Conference. This statement was published online by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. FINAL STATEMENT OF THE ANTIOCHIAN CONFERENCE ANTIOCHIAN UNITY: DIMENSIONS AND EXIGENCIES...

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