Saints Feasts and Readings for Thursday, October 22, 2020

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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 October 21, 2020

Faith Forward Stewardship Reflection

Our lives are multifaceted and so the ministries of our Church must strive to meet those many dimensions.

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Archdiocese October 6, 2020

Three Auxiliary Bishops Elected at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America received with much joy and gratitude that our Mother Church elected three distinguished clergymen of the Holy Archdiocese of...

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Press Releases October 5, 2020

Metropolis of San Francisco Offers Support to Victims as Fires Continue to Burn

While fires in some areas on the west coast are slowly being contained, the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties continue to grow, forcing more evacuations and causing more...

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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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