New Bishop for Bulgaria

On Sunday, May 13/26, our Sister Church in Bulgaria celebrated the consecration of a new bishop, Bishop Victor of Nikopol. The President of the Synod of the Church in Bulgaria is Metropolitan Photii of Traditsa. Hierarchs of the Sister Churches from Russia and Romania were present. Bishop Auxentios of Etna and Portland represented our Church in America, and Metropolitans Gerontios and Chrysostomos, as well as Bishop Clement, represented our Mother Church of Greece.

Photos of the event are available at the below link (link will take you off of our site):

Orthodox Awareness

The Reading is from the (False) Prophecy of Paisios

In the August 6, 2009 edition of the newspaper «Ελεύθερη Ώρα» (Free Time), the following article was published with the title “Grapsas, Paisios and the Prophecy!”:

“There was another prophecy for General Grapsas and they feared it.

For some time now the prophecy of Elder Paisios is circulating. Certainly, while the prophecy is one thing, reality is something else, but somewhere there is an extreme. Read more...

Missions

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Mission, Tucson, Arizona

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Tucson, AZ, is a beautiful mission parish near downtown Tucson, a city in southern Arizona. It was started in 1997 by Father John Bockman, who was a missionary priest formerly serving missions in Tennessee and Massachusetts since 1990. Read more...

Ask A Priest

Civil Annulment's Effect on Church Marriage?

Q. This concerns a U.S. marriage. If the marriage is civilly annulled, what is the effect upon the Church marriage? Is it also annulled? Read more...