December 28, 2012
Rdr George Sanders has gone to his rest and has apparently reposed peacefully in his sleep! Memory eternal! He was a faithful parishioner of the Nativity of the Theotokos parish, and a few months before his repose, he joined the Oblati, or those who have chosen to become workers, attached to the monastery of the Holy Name.
Arrangements for his funeral services will be publicized as soon as they are available. Below is a letter from Fr Elias Yelovich concerning his repose. Prayers for the soul...
November 28, 2012
Below follows the last sent reply to the recent Synod in Resistance letter in reply to our original letter. It is hoped that this will serve as clarification and qualification. To date, no response has been received.
Holy Synod in Resistance
Holy Monastery of St. Cyprian
P.O. Box 46006
133 10 Ano Liosia
November 8/21 St Philaret of New York
To Your Eminences, Bishop Cyprian of Oreoi, Acting President of the Synod in Resistance, and Bishop Clement of ...
November 21, 2012
On October 18th, OS, which was the Feast of St. Luke, Bishop Cyprian of Oreoi (Acting President of the Synod in Resistance), and Bishop Clement of Gardikon (Secretary of the SiR) issued a letter in reply to our original response to their ‘Appeal’. In response to the letter, the Metropolitan noted that several questions and important matters have not been sufficiently addressed, and has requested the commission to draft a reply, which will be shortly released.
The text of the reply can be found below:
November 20, 2012
Earlier this year, the Holy Synod in Resistance, established by Metropolitan Cyprianos of Oropos and Fili, and currently headed by Bishop Cyprian of Oreoi, issued a general appeal entitled, “An Appeal, Anti-Ecumenism: Towards the Surmounting of Fragmentation”. This news, coupled with the news of dialogue generated between the SiR and the Genuine Orthodox Church under the presidency of Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens, as well as previous attempts by other True Orthodox confessin...
September 20, 2012
The Exarchate of Western Canada, presided over by His Grace, Bishop JOSEPH of Edmonton, has a new website which can be found here:
The new website contains service schedules at the Cathedral of All Saints in Edmonton, as well as sermons and announcements of festal services, with a missionary emphasis.
September 6, 2012
On August 14/27, Metropolitan JOHN, acting in concert with the Holy Synod, elevated the Old Calendar Metropolia of Italy under His Beatitude, Metropolitan ONUFRIE of Bergamo, to an fully Autonomous Metropolia, to restore what had been lost through the schism of the “self-deposed” Metropolitan Evloghios of Milan. The independence of the Italian Church has now been recognized by our Sister Churches in Greece and Russia.
The Tomos elevates Metropolitan ONUFRIE of Bergamo to the heads...