Metropolis of Boston News & Events


In a letter to the Parish Council of the Cathedral dated November 10, 2014, His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios wrote, "Taking into consideration the pastoral needs of the Metropolis of Boston, I appoint the Rev. Dr. Demetrios Tonias as Dean of the Cathedral. Fr. Demetri has served our Metropolis in several communities with distinction, zeal and honor. He is greatly loved in the parish he is currently serving in Watertown. I am grateful to him for accepting my appointment to the Cathedral in order to begin a new chapter in its history. I have asked him to particularly reach out to the greater ecumenical and interchurch community and to college students studying in greater Boston. I pray that his tenure at the Cathedral be marked with much success." Fr. Tonias will begin his new ministry as Dean of the Cathedral on December 1, 2014, after having served as the Proistamenos of the Taxiarchae Parish of Watertown since September of 2008. Prior to Watertown, he served the Holy Trinity parish of Concord, New Hampshire.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - His Eminence was invited to attend the funeral as an Ecumenical Church Representative this past Monday at the Most Precious Blood Catholic Parish in Hyde Park, Massachusetts.

Friday, October 31, 2014 - His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, along with several clergy from the Metropolis of Boston, celebrated Great Vespers for the Feast of the Sts. Anargyroi Parish in Massachusetts.

Remembering Mayor Thomas Menino
Thursday, October 30, 2014

The clergy and laity of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston join our fellow citizens to mourn the death of our beloved Mayor Tom Menino. We have lost a good friend, a tireless leader, a visionary public servant who worked from early morning to later at night to make this historic city the greatest in America. May God rest his noble soul. Metropolitan Methodios Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston

His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios participated in the fall 2014 meeting of the Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation at St. Paul's College in Washington D.C.

The 14th Annual Metropolis of Boston "For the Children" Golf Classic was held on September 29, 2014 at the Andover Country Club. The day was filled with fun and laughter as over 100 golfers, friends and volunteers gathered for this special event to raise funds for the Metropolis of Boston Camp Ministry. His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios and the Metropolis of Boston Camp extends a sincere thank you to all the sponsors, golfers and especially to the golf committee, under the leadership of John Gianakouras for their continued love and support of this valuable ministry.

Please click on the link to view the 2013 registry statistics.

On September 13th over 400 faithful from throughout New England attended the Divine Liturgy and blessing of the waters at our St. Methodios Faith and Heritage Center.

Bangor, Maine
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Please click on this news link to view the letter from Metropolitan Methodios to the St. George Parish in Bangor, Maine

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston announces that classes at the St. John of Damascus School of Byzantine Music will resume on September 29, 2014. The School, which was established in March 2014 with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, equips its students with a mastery of the skills required for chanting the sacred hymns of the Orthodox Church.

The Hellenic American Academy Agiasmo Service was held on September 9, 2014 in the Cultural Center. The students, teachers, and parents were reminded of the value of a Christian Orthodox education as well as the importance of Hellenism, Greek language, and Hellenic heritage.

SAVE THE DATE The 14th Annual Metropolis of Boston Golf Classic will be held on Monday, September 29th, 2014 This year’s event will be held at the Andover Country Club

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