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

Encyclical of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for the Nativity of our Lord

December 25, 2015 The Nativity of Christ                                     For unto us a Child is born, and His name will be called…Prince of Peace! (Isaiah 9:6)     To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, thePresidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the… Read more


ENCYCLICAL FOR GREAT LENT 2015     “Open to me the gates of repentance, O Giver of Life: for early in the morning my spirit seeks Your Holy Temple…”   Dearly Beloved, As we commence our annual journey through the Great Fast, the words of this hymn should resound within… Read more

Christmas Encyclical of His Holiness, Patriarch Bartholomew. 2014

+ BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church: Grace, mercy, and peace from the Savior Christ, born in Bethlehem   Beloved brothers and sisters in the Lord, “Christ is descending from the heavens; let us meet Him!”   God has… Read more