Saints Feasts and Readings for Monday, November 20, 2017

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Orthodox Christianity

The first Christian communities began in the lands near the Mediterranean Sea, over 2,000 years ago. In these Eastern cities, the fundamentals of our Faith were proclaimed at the Seven Ecumenical Councils. The Greek Orthodox Church embodies and expresses the rich spiritual treasures of Eastern Christian beliefs. One definition of the word ‘Orthodox’ is “true praise.” To bless, praise, and glorify God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is the fundamental purpose of the Church. All of her activities, even her doctrinal formulations, are directed toward this goal.

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Metropolis News

Metropolitan's Messages November 15, 2017

Statement on the Shooting in Tehama County

Statement on the Shooting in Tehama County from His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco

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Metropolitan's Encyclicals November 9, 2017

Encyclical for Veteran’s Day 2017

As we gratefully remember those who valiantly served our country on this Veteran’s Day, let us pray to our Lord that He keep them safe, always under His watchful...

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Meditations November 1, 2017

We Must Be the Church

The mission of the church is clear-cut and simple. Do we pay serious attention to it?

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Ministries of the Metropolis

The ministries at the core of our Metropolis and our parishes bind our vibrant community together. Explore each ministry to learn more about how they bring you closer to our Lord - and to each other.

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