Metropolitan's Encyclicals April 10, 2017

Paschal Encyclical 2017

“Instantly, grief was turned to joy.” –Kontakion for the Resurrection by Saint Romanos the Melodist

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Metropolitan's Encyclicals March 20, 2017

Encyclical for the Feast of the Annunciation 2017

We bend our knees before the Theotokos, who said to Gabriel, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” (Luke 1:38)

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Metropolitan's Encyclicals February 23, 2017

Encyclical for Great Lent 2017

We must “commend ourselves and one another and our whole life to Christ our God.” The season of Great Lent offers us many tools to place us on this path.

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Metropolitan's Encyclicals December 18, 2016

Christmas Encyclical 2016

And suddenly there was with the Angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men."

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Metropolitan's Encyclicals November 20, 2016

Thanksgiving Encyclical 2016

The 2016 Thanksgiving Encyclical from His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco.

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