Metropolitan Nicholas: Pastoral Letters

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Diocese To Mark 10th Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attack

Friday, September 09, 2011

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- On Sunday September 11, 2011 Diocesan parishes throughout the U.S.A. will remember offer special prayers during Divine Liturgy in remembrance of the 10th Anniversary of the 911 tragedy. For those parishes observing the Julian Calendar, the solemnity and sorrow of this day will be placed within the context of the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist, which is traditionally observed in fasting and intensified prayer. Read more...

Manville and Rahway NJ Parishes Severely Affected By Hurricane Irene

Thursday, September 01, 2011

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancellor, Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro in behalf of the Diocesan Consistory, with the Blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, Locum Tenens, issued the following update and appeal for assistance for the Parish communities of Manville and Rahway, NJ who experienced severe flooding and property damage: Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers and Faithful: None of us need to be reminded of the devastation that Hurricane Irene brought as the storm moved up the east coast last weekend. Thank God we have received no reports of the loss of life in any of our churches. Read more...

Archpastoral Encyclical For Pascha 2011

Saturday, April 23, 2011

I greet all of you on the bright and joyous Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Our Lent, which was made all the more heavy by the passing of our beloved brother, and your dear father in Christ, the late Metropolitan Nicholas, now is filled with hope, the hope of the Resurrection. Read more...

Archpastoral Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios of America

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

I wish to convey to you, my deepest and most heartfelt consolation as well as those of the Holy Eparchial Synod and the clergy and faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Read more...

Archpastoral Letter on Great Lent 2011

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Once again we are about to embark on an amazing spiritual journey, for at sundown this evening we will begin the sacred season of the Great Fast. But our Holy Mother Church has already begun to prepare us for it well in advance. Even before the Triodion itself began three weeks ago, Read more...

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