His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America, President of our Eparchial Synod, together with His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto, representing our North and South American flock, took part in the festivities of the glorification service of Saint John the New Almsgiver, founder of the Sacred Monastery of Saint Demetrius the Great Martyr, in Amphiali.
God willing we will have more information regarding Saint John soon.
Here is a report in Greek regarding this great man of prayer, spiritual endurance, asceticism, and wonderworking grace:
A Synodal Gathering of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece at the Port Authority of Piræus
Keynote Presentation on the Sunday of Orthodoxy: February 16/March 1, 2015 by His Grace, Bishop Klemes of Gardikion, Secretary of the Holy Synod
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...
Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...