CATECHETICAL HOMILY AT THE OPENING OF HOLY AND GREAT LENT + BARTHOLOMEW of Constantinople

Prot. No. 200 BY GOD’S MERCY ARCHBISHOP OF CONSTANTINOPLE-NEW ROME AND ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO THE PLENITUDE OF THE CHURCH, MAY THE GRACE AND PEACE OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST, TOGETHER WITH OUR PRAYER, BLESSING AND FORGIVENESS BE WITH YOU ALL * * * Most honorable brothers and blessed...

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NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE 2021

My dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, The year 2020, to which we just said goodbye, was a year of deep crisis that judged our love, patience and humanity. The crisis has tested people’s resilience in terms of health, economics, education, unemployment and social as well as psychological problems....

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Christmas Message 2020

Beloved Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, The grace and infinite mercy of God has blessed us to celebrate God’s descent to earth this year as well, during which “the Word became flesh and dwelt in us.” (John 1:14) Human pride, which had brought humanity to despair, forced the Messiah...

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Schedule of Services for Christmas, New Year’s Day and Epiphany (2020-2021)

CHRISTMAS Thursday 12/24/2020 9:00-10:30 am                 Reading of the Great Hours 5:00- 7:30 pm                  9th Hour and Great Vespers and St. Basil’s Divine Liturgy Friday 12/25/2020 8:45-10:00   am               Christmas Matins 10:00-11:30 am               St. John Chrysostom’s Divine Liturgy...

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Visit of the Slavophones to the Holy Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Gapyong

On Sunday, November 15, 2020, approximately 40 Slavonic faithful accompanied by Rev. Fr. Roman Kavchak visited the Holy Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Savior in Ga-Pyong. They attended the Service of Matins and the Divine Liturgy, celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Sotirios assisted by Fr. Roman. Following the Divine Liturgy, a meal...

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