Sunday of Orthodoxy 2015

Sunday of Orthodoxy 2015

Longsuffering Lord, how wonderful are your works! Who will number your love for humankind? Who, when they see your Priests and Ascetics slain for the sake of your Icon, would not reject deceivers? But you, when insulted, endured. (Synodikon of the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 9th Ode) Sunday of Orthodoxy 2015...

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Archbishop Demetrios: Lent Is Not a Journey of Despair

Archbishop Demetrios: Lent Is Not a Journey of Despair

Holy and Great Lent Therefore bear fruits worthy of repentance…. Matthew 3:8                                     To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils...

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Archbishop Demetrios Offers Condolences and Special Prayer Service for Slain Coptic Orthodox Christians in Libya

Archbishop Demetrios Offers Condolences and Special Prayer Service for Slain Coptic Orthodox Christians in Libya

NEW YORK – After learning about the recent brutal slaying of twenty-one Coptic Orthodox Christians from Egypt by the members of ISIS, Archbishop Demetrios of America, on behalf of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA, issued letters of condolences to the Coptic Orthodox Bishops in the United States. The...

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Archbishop Demetrios Reflects on “Selma”

Archbishop Demetrios Reflects on “Selma”

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/Archbishop_Demetrios_on_SELMA_and_Civil_Rights.mp3 Listen Now.  The film “Selma” reminds us of a critical part of American history, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lead the civil rights movement in the direction of a peaceful protest against civil injustice in Alabama. The world has seen the March 26, 1965 cover of LIFE Magazine...

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Christmas Message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios

Christmas Message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios

Each year at this season, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America share his thoughts and prayers with the faithful . You can watch the video above to see and hear his message. If you prefer to listen to his message, you can hear it by clicking the play button below....

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Patriarch John X of Antioch: We Are One Church and One Family

Patriarch John X of Antioch: We Are One Church and One Family

His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch, who is in the United States after enthroning His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph as the primate of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America, has been making official visits to various churches, governmental agencies, and Orthodox leaders. At a recent meeting with His Eminence Archbishop...

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Greek Reporter: Archbishop of America Demetrios Visits Turkish-Occupied Karpasia in Cyprus

Greek Reporter: Archbishop of America Demetrios Visits Turkish-Occupied Karpasia in Cyprus

Archbishop of America Demetrios visited the few remaining Greek Cypriots in the villages Agia Triada Yialousas and Rizokarpaso and the Apostle Andreas monastery in the Turkish-occupied Karpasia, northeast Cyprus. The archbishop also visited occupied Famagusta and particularly the grave of Apostle Varnavas, patron saint of the Church of Cyprus. This...

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Christopher Stratakis, Esq. honored with Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship

Christopher Stratakis, Esq. honored with Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship

Archon Christopher Stratakis, Esq. is joined by his wife, Mary and children, John, Sophia and Erene, as he is honored with the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship. (Photo by J. Mindala) New York – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America joined the Order of Saint Andrew in...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, October 24, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, October 24, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the stories making headlines this week: St. Nicholas at Ground Zero takes one step closer to realization. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the...

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VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios’ Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Church

VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios’ Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Church

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America extends an invitation to all of the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to join him along with the Holy Eparchial Synod in New York on October 18, 2014 to bless the hallowed and sacred ground upon which St. Nicholas National Shrine at the...

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