Thoughts on the Present Crisis – by Bishop Clement

28/09/2021 Martin 0

by Bishop Clement of Gardikion We are going through a great crisis for a year and a half because of the global epidemic of the Coronavirus. The problem, regardless of its origins, is real and humanity is being tested. We Orthodox Christians always face various crises, and the sorrows of life, as times for spiritual self-criticism, improved and deeper repentance, […]

Metropolitan Agafangel: About Coronavirus and Other Threats

01/04/2020 Martin 0

Nowadays, the hype around the newly emerging virus, which many see as a disease and death, is everywhere. But the fear of becoming infected and dying is not new; it has been haunting us since the creation of the world and the fall of man. A person dies for many reasons: from illness, injury, and simply from the depletion of […]

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Keeping The Faith – A Lenten Message [Transcription]

26/03/2020 Martin 0

[The following is a transcription of Metropolitan Demetrius’s recent video, Keeping The Faith – A Lenten Message by Metropolitan Demetrius, 2020] Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are going through a trying time right now with the coronavirus and many are concerned about it. There are a lot of fears going around. I want to stress that we should know that […]

Eparchial Synod Encyclical on Coronavirus

26/03/2020 Martin 0

[PDF] Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Church of America Holy Synod of the G.O.C. in America March 7/20, 2020 The Holy Hieromartyrs of Cherson Protocol no. 2020-2 Beloved Clergy and Faithful, This letter is a follow-up to the recently published and translated encyclical of the Holy Synod in Greece regarding the Coronavirus (Greek original; English translation). That document, which we advise all the faithful […]

The True Orthodox Christians of Romania (1982) Metropolitan Cyprian I (2013)

04/07/2019 Martin 0

The True Orthodox Christians of Romania by Metropolitan Cyprian of Oropos and Fili Related Articles Patristic Resistance: The True (Old Calendar) Orthodox Church of Romania Pilgrimage to Romania on the Occasion of the Glorification of St. Glicherie The 1994 Union of the ROCA and the TOC of Greece An Orthodox Auto-da-Fé: Critical Comments on a Recent Book on Sects Letter […]

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Paschal Message for 2019

23/04/2019 Martin 0

Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece The Holy Synod Paschal Message for 2019 “Come, receive ye light from the unwaning Light, and glorify Christ, Who is arisen from the dead.” Beloved Fathers and Brethren, children in the Risen Lord: On this radiant and glorious Feast of Feasts and Festival of Festivals, the Vanquisher of death, our Lord Jesus […]

Paschal Message 2018

09/04/2018 Martin 0

Protocol no. 2698 RESURRECTIONAL MESSAGE FOR 2018 “Fear not: I am the first and the last; I am He that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive unto the ages of ages” (Revelation 1:17–18). Beloved Fathers and Brethren, children in the Risen Lord: Our Lord began His preaching with the call to repentance, for His Kingdom (St. Matthew […]

The History of Women’s Headcoverings in the Orthodox Church.

26/02/2018 Martin 0

For 2000 years in the Orthodox Church, the tradition has been for women and girls to veil their heads during worship, whether at church for the liturgy, or at home for family prayer time. What is the Scriptural and Patristic evidence for this tradition, and why is it important? In this article, we will take a look at headcoverings in […]

Persecution True Orthodoxy in Romania. (2007)

21/02/2018 Martin 0

During this period, the True Orthodox Christians of Romania were also undergoing persecution. Metropolitan Vlasie writes: “The Romanian King Charles II left his wife Maria, who came from Constantinople and was married again to a Jewess. Charles II did not want to abandon his throne, but was forced to abdicate since he had married a non-Christian. His son Michael was […]