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 Problem of Conservative New Calendarism

A talk delivered by Fr. Maximus (Marretta) to the Inter-Orthodox Conference "Orthodoxy and Modern Ecumenism," University of Chicago, March 5/18, 2007. Read more...

Missions

Saint John of Kronstadt - Bunnell, Florida

St. John of Kronstadt Orthodox Church began as a mission parish in the year 2000, in a home chapel in Palm Coast, FL – a small town on Florida’s northeast coast located between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. After two years, it became necessary to have services in area community centers, rented for Sundays and other Holy Days. Read more...

Ask A Priest

Why do we Call Angels “Saint”?

Q. I noticed that we call the angels Michael and Gabriel "Saint." I thought the title "Saint" was only given to humans who have proven themselves Godly. Do you mind clarifying this for me? Is there a deeper meaning to "Saint" that I am not aware of?

-S.L. Read more...