The six Weeks of the Great Lent

The Six Weeks of the Great and Holy Lent by Fr. George Dion. Dragas The Great and Holy Lent (Megalé Sarakosté) comprises nearly 6 full weeks, actually 40 days, which precede the Great and Holy Week. It starts on a Monday, known as the Clean Monday (Kathara Deutera) and is terminated on a Saturday, known […]

Triodion 2011

TRIODION 2011 By Protopresbyter Dr. George D. Dragas For Orthodox Christians Easter, or Holy Pascha, is actually the center of what is known as the cycle of all movable feasts. This cycle is called the Paschal Cycle. Sunday, February 13 marks the beginning of this year’s Paschal Cycle, which invites us to be renewed spiritually […]

7 New Baptisms in Medan

On January 5th, Fr.Crysostomos Manalu baptized seven new Catechumens at Saint Demetrios Church in Medan.

Νέος Ναός στο Σουμπούλ

Με την χάρη του Θεού ο Ναός του Αγίου Εφραίμ στο Σουμπούλ της Σουμάτρας ετελείωσε. Στις 26 Δεκεμβρίου, ο π.Χρυσόστομος Μανάλου επισκέφθηκε την Ορθόδοξη Κοινότητα του Σουμπούλ και τέλεσε την πρώτη θεία Λειτουργία. Μετά το πέρας της θείας Λειτουργίας ο π.Χρυσόστομος είχε την ευκαιρία να μιλήσει με τους πιστούς και να μοιράσει χριστουγεννιάτικα δώρα στα […]

New Church in Sumbul

The new bulding of the Church of Saint Efraim in Sumbul, Sumatra has finished. On December 26th, Fr.Chrysostomos Manalu visited the Orthodox Community in Subul and celebrated the first Divine Liturgy at Saint Efraim Church. After the Liturgy Fr. Crysostomos had the opportunity to speak with the faithful and to distribute Christmas gifts to the […]