Petition Against School Board Take Over of Church Property

The community of Ss. Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church in Oakville, Ontario has been shaken by the alarming news that all ten acres of their parish church is going to be taken away by the Halton District School Board for the purpose of building a high school.

The community of Ss. Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church, the spiritual, cultural, and social gathering place for over 750 families in Oakville has been at their current location since 1980.

Commemoration Day of St Nicholas the Wonderworker celebrated in Bari

 Commemoration Day of St Nicholas the Wonderworker celebrated in Bari
 Commemoration Day of St Nicholas the Wonderworker celebrated in Bari
 Commemoration Day of St Nicholas the Wonderworker celebrated in Bari
 Commemoration Day of St Nicholas the Wonderworker celebrated in Bari

On 22 May 2016, the feast of translation of the relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra in Lycia to Bari, Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in Italy, participated in the divine service at the Basilica of St Nicholas in Bari.

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens receives Honorary Doctorate from Thessaloniki’s School of Pastoral and Social Theology

The School of Pastoral and Social Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki decided Wednesday, 18 May 2016, to award an Honorary Degree to His Beatitude Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, Romfea.gr reports.

We quote the decision of the School of Theology:

The Feast of Saint George in Old Cairo

The Feast of Saint George in Old Cairo
The Feast of Saint George in Old Cairo
The Feast of Saint George in Old Cairo
The Feast of Saint George in Old Cairo

Today, Friday 6th May 2016, and with great splendour, the memory of Saint George the Great Martyr was celebrated in the Patriarchal Monastery of St George in Old Cairo, as Friday is a day of rest in Egypt.

Pastoral visit by His Beatitude to Kenya

Pastoral visit by His Beatitude to Kenya
Pastoral visit by His Beatitude to Kenya
Pastoral visit by His Beatitude to Kenya
Pastoral visit by His Beatitude to Kenya

At dawn on Monday 9th May 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, arrived in Kenya, accompanied by the Reverend Protoprsbyter Athenodoros Papaevripiadis, Exarch of the Patriarchate in Cyprus, to fulfil a Pastoral Visit to this country and to perform the enthronements of the two new Bishops of Nyeri and Mount Kenya, Gis Grace Neophytos and Kisumu and Western Kenya His Grace Athanasios within the next few days.