September 22, 2014

Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan: Easter Message

THE NEW LIFE …we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. (Romans 6:4-5) Christ’s eternal presence in the world and in our hearts became humankind’s possession because of His Resurrection. The first witnesses to that Resurrection were His disciples and followers. They … [Read more...]

Metropolitan Nicholas (American Carpatho-Russian): Archpastoral Letter for the Glorious Feast of Feasts

FOR THE GLORIOUS FEAST OF FEASTS,THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD GOD AND SAVIOUR, JESUS CHRIST Prot. N. 191- April 19, 2009 To the Very Reverend Protopresbyters, the Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Beloved Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Diocese: CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN! CHRISTOS VOSKRESE! VOISTINNU VOSKRESE! I greet you in the bright morning of the Resurrection … [Read more...]

Archbishop Demetrios: Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Pascha 2009

Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Pascha 2009 April 16, 2009 Protocol 40/09, April 19, 2009 Holy Pascha, The Feast of Feasts Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. (Hebrews 11:1) To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the … [Read more...]

Metropolitan Jonah: on the occasion of the great feast of the Lord’s Pascha, 2009

Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, on the occasion of the great feast of the Lord's Pascha, 2009 Posted 04/13 Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! To the Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of The Orthodox Church in America Dearly Beloved in Christ, Beloved, let us greet one another with Paschal Joy, and exchange the kiss of … [Read more...]

Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa Alexandria: Easter message

Easter message by Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa Alexandria, 15.04.2009 My beloved spiritual children, Greeks of the Diaspora, Arab-speaking Christians and Orthodox Africans, This year too, from all the corners of the earth, from the Most Holy Tomb of our Lord, from every Altar that symbolizes that Tomb, will resound the joyous message that “Christ is Risen”. The … [Read more...]

Archbishop Ieronymos: Easter message

Athens, 15.04.2009 Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, in his Easter message, expressed a wish to the faithful “to meet the Risen Christ in their fellow human beings.” “The Resurrection of Christ is a reminder of the light’s supremacy over darkness,” the Archbishop mentioned, adding that in this light “the individual is met with the true calling, which is none other than meeting … [Read more...]