Met. Jonah Keynote Address – The Episcopal Assembly

From Ancient Faith Radio Metropolitan Jonah addresses the assembly with his perspective on the Episcopal Assembly process currently underway in North America. Listen here: … [Read more...]

Christianity is a spiritual path

“Buddhists aren’t the only ones who talk about consciousness. Tibetan monasteries were Christian before they were Buddhist.” Metropolitan Jonah, March 2010. Lenten Retreat with His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah given at Saint Matthew Orthodox Church in Columbia, MD on March 13, 2010. Listen here: Part 1 Part 2 … [Read more...]

All The Churches Are In Communion, Says OCA’s Metropolitan Jonah

This interview was given before the start of the Episcopal Assembly but was only recently made available. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ HT: Orthodox News The National Herald BOSTON – There’s no religious or political war or even battling bishops, but an assembly of church leaders in New York for the Autocephalous Church in America (OCA) has highlighted a little-talked about division between … [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...]

Rod Dreher: How to govern a Church: a case study

I want to contrast the way the institutional Catholic Church is struggling to deal with its problem bishops, versus the way the Orthodox Church in America (my church) has done it recently. It shouldn’t be necessary to say this, but I probably need to: this is not an argument for why Orthodoxy is more true than Catholicism. It is only a comment about administration. A church is both a … [Read more...]

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