Saints Feasts and Readings for Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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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

Press Releases March 19, 2019

Metropolis Welcomes His Grace Bishop Neofitos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya During Great Lent 2019

​With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos, the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco is pleased to welcome His Grace Bishop Neofitos, the ruling...

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Metropolitan's Messages March 15, 2019

Statement from Metropolitan Gerasimos on the Shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand

We grieve over yet another senseless act of violence which has left 49 people dead and dozens more injured in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Memory Eternal March 14, 2019

The Falling Asleep in the Lord of Presvytera Anastasia Karastamatis

We remember our departed sister in Christ, Presvytera Anastasia Karastamatis – Memory Eternal!

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