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

Memory Eternal February 12, 2020

The Falling Asleep in the Lord of Michael H. Pahos

We remember our departed brother in Christ, Michael H. Pahos – Memory Eternal!

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Memory Eternal February 10, 2020

The Falling Asleep in the Lord of Paul George Manolis

We remember our departed brother in Christ, Paul George Manolis – Memory Eternal!

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Metropolitan's Schedules February 1, 2020

Schedule for Metropolitan Gerasimos: February 1 – 26, 2020

Public schedule of events for His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco: February 1 – 26, 2020

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