Patriarchal Encyclical for the Feast of Indiction

Patriarchal Message for the Feast of the Indiction and Day of Protection for the Environment Prot. No. 702   +BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plentitude of the Church: Grace, peace and mercy From the Creator of All, our Lord God and Savior… Read more

Encyclical for the Feast of Dormition 2017

Beloved Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, On this great Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God, our minds first turn to the mystery of her bodily translation to heaven. The story of her Dormition ends in an empty tomb, with her reception into the arms of her… Read more

Patriarchal Encyclical. Beginning of Great Lent 2017

CATECHETICAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE OPENING OF GREAT LENT + B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church May the Grace and Peace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Together with… Read more

Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas. 2016

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA 8-10 East 79th St. New York, NY 10075-0106 * Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax: (212) 774-0237 www.goarch.org    – Email: communications@goarch.org   News Release   Prot. No. 1297   Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas   X B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s… Read more

Paschal Encyclical 2016

“You, O Christ, Who has destroyed Hades and raised up mankind by your Resurrection, make us worthy with pure heart to praise and glorify You.” — From the Praises of Pascha Dearly Beloved, We have completed our Lenten journey and very soon we will find ourselves at the tomb of… Read more