Archives for April 2010

Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky slideshow

The London Telegraph. Russia on the eve of WWI. Fascinating history and photographs. … [Read more...]

5,000 Indians Baptized Orthodox in Mexico

HT: St. George Greek Orthodox Church of Prescott, AZ Source: Mystagogy +++++++++++++++ The conversation published below took place in early December 2009, during the visit of Metropolitan Jonah (OCA) to Russia to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Moscow representation of the Orthodox Church in America, and is devoted to the activities of the Church in Latin America. Your Beatitude, in … [Read more...]

OCL and Abp. Demetrios discuss Episcopal Assembly

April 21, 2010 - A delegation from Orthodox Christian Laity met last week with His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in New York City, William Souvall, OCL President, announced today. “The main reason for our visit was to inform His Eminence of OCL’s enthusiastic support for the upcoming Episcopal Assembly of all Orthodox bishops in North and … [Read more...]

Celebrate Earth Day

HT: – The pro-life group says it’s time to use Earth Day to celebrate nature’s greatest gift – human life. With bus ads in Chicago and in San Francisco and Seattle, is encouraging Americans to rethink how they celebrate Earth Day, and how to go about building a culture that respects the environment. This April 22nd will … [Read more...]

Metropolitan Jonah requests prayers in anticipation of North America’s first Episcopal Assembly

HT: Orthodox News Orthodox Church in America April 21, 2010 SYOSSET, NY [OCA] -- In anticipation of the first North American Episcopal Assembly, slated to convene in New York City, May 25-27, 2010, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah has asked that special petitions be included in the Litany of Fervent Supplication. Under the chairmanship of His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek … [Read more...]