This Week:  Holy and Great Council and International Conference on Digital Media

This Week: Holy and Great Council and International Conference on Digital Media

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 some of the stories making headlines the week of Friday, June 10, 2016. • Holy and Great Council will take place as scheduled....

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The Church, Εκκλησία

The Church, Εκκλησία

Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life- a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: The Church. Εκκλησία Εν όψει της Αγίας και Μεγάλης Συνόδου είναι σημαντικό να φέρουμε...

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Metropolitan TIKHON Speaks about the Holy and Great Council

Metropolitan TIKHON Speaks about the Holy and Great Council

The Holy and Great Council is scheduled for the week of Pentecost, June 16-27, in Crete.  We have asked Metropolitan TIKHON of the Holy Orthodox Church in America to speak with us regarding his hopes and expectations concerning the event.  Listen as he and Fr. Chris talk about unity, the...

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Holy and Great Council Will Take Place as Scheduled

Holy and Great Council Will Take Place as Scheduled

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE ON THE HOLY AND GREAT SYNOD NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has received today the text of an important announcement from the Ecumenical Patriarchate about the Holy and Great Synod of the Orthodox Church, which is presented below: ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE Communiqué...

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Live Commentary from Holy and Great Council

Live Commentary from Holy and Great Council

Brookline, MA – Hellenic College Holy Cross President, Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, has been chosen to join a team of professionals who will offer live commentary on the Divine Liturgies to be celebrated at the beginning and the close of the long-anticipated Holy and Great Council of the Holy Orthodox Christian Church –...

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His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS of Pittsburgh on the Holy and Great Council

His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS of Pittsburgh on the Holy and Great Council

We are weeks from experiencing a moment in history that will be talked about for centuries to come. The Bishops of the 14 Autocephalous Churches making up the Holy Orthodox Church will be gathering on Pentecost to convene a Holy and Great Council. We know our listeners have questions regarding...

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Fr. Nathanael Speaks to OCN Regarding the Holy and Great Council

Fr. Nathanael Speaks to OCN Regarding the Holy and Great Council

We are about to experience a moment in history that will be talked about for centuries to come. The Bishops of the Holy Orthodox Church will be gathering on Pentecost to convene a Holy and Great Council. It’s been 1200 years since anything of this magnitude has taken place. We...

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Who will be attending the Holy and Great Council?

Who will be attending the Holy and Great Council?

Have you wondered who would be attending the Holy and Great Council on Pentecost? In this video, Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, explains who will be attending this historic and holy event. Limited Seating Most people are surprised to hear that the Holy and Great Council...

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Online Information on the Holy and Great Council Now Available

Online Information on the Holy and Great Council Now Available

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE PROVIDES RESOURCES FOR HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL NEW YORK – An historic gathering for the Orthodox Christian Churches, the first of its kind in 1200 years, is being supported with both digital communications and a multilingual team of experts. A website, www.orthodoxcouncil.org, provides background information on the Holy...

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Fr. David Bissias Speaks at Chicago Archons Retreat

Fr. David Bissias Speaks at Chicago Archons Retreat

  KANSASVILLE, WI: The Archons of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago held their first ever Archon Retreat today at the St Iakovos Retreat Center in Kansasville, Wisconsin. This planned future annual event featured a business and planning session, keynote address by Father David Bissias, opportunity to explore the outstanding...

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