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Message From Philoptochos Board President Athena Kalyvas

May 19, 2020

The sun is out and hopefully, you are enjoying this beautiful day! I would like to follow-up with the invitation below regarding the Virtual Metropolis Ministry Awards Recognition on Sunday, June 14 at 7 p.m. We all know that the mission of the Philoptochos is to help the needy. In these unprecedented times, let us partner with our Metropolis by donating $75 for a virtual ticket which in turn will feed 7 people.

An Update Regarding the Reopening of Our Churches

May 19, 2020

As we have reached Mid-Pentecost and continue in the Paschal celebration, I pray that you and your families are well and healthy! As you know, Massachusetts Governor Baker announced this morning that Churches are permitted to reopen in the Commonwealth at a 40% capacity rate, as part of the Phase-One Reopening plan.

Metropolis of Boston Camp - Summer 2020

May 18, 2020

For the past 30 years the Metropolis of Boston Camp has been a home away from home for the youth and young adults of our Metropolis. It is a place where they go to retreat from the noise of the world, to find themselves, and to grow closer to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is a place where wonderful lifelong friendships are formed.

2020 VIRTUAL Ministry Awards Recognition -- Purchase Your VIRTUAL Ticket and Provide 7 Meals to Help Those In Need!

May 12, 2020

Metropolitan Methodios announces that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Metropolis will host its firest-ever Virtual Ministry Awards Recognition, honoring Clergy and Laity of our Communities, during which we recognize, celebrate and thank the faithful stewards of our local parishes for their dedicated service.

Metropolitan Methodios Offers Prayer Service For Health and Well-Being During The COVID-19 Pandemic

May 06, 2020

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios offered a prayer service at the St. Demetrios Church in Weston, MA for health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Join Us Online Tomorrow for a Prayer Service for Heath and Well-Being

May 04, 2020

Please join us online tomorrow, Tuesday, May 5th at 12:30 p.m. from the St. Demetrios Church in Weston, MA, as His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios leads us in prayer for the health and healing of those suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Metropolis of Boston Announces "Virtual Metropolis Awards Recognition"

Apr 25, 2020

The world is experiencing unprecedented difficulties during the current COVID19 pandemic. For the first time ever, the doors of every Orthodox Church world-wide were closed during Holy Week and Pascha. We are in a new reality that is requiring us to adjust how we normally live our daily lives and conduct our business. The same holds true for our Metropolis and Parish Ministries.

Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Earth Day 2020

Apr 22, 2020

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, whose mission is to work with civil and faith communities for developing local solutions to global problems, including climate change, plastic pollution, and threats to biodiversity. Earth Day promotes programs ranging from low-impact actions to “a billion acts of green” to address the paramount challenge of our time.

A Message of Christian Solidarity from Cardinal Seán O'Malley

Apr 19, 2020

Our hearts and prayers are united with our Orthodox brothers and sisters celebrating Easter now. I stand with you joyfully proclaiming the Resurrection together and join with my brother Metropolitan Methodios in saying, “Christos Anesthi!"Christ is Risen!

Paschal Message of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios - Pascha 2020

Apr 19, 2020

As we celebrate Easter during this year’s unprecedented pandemic, we find ourselves in a position very similar to that experienced by Christ’s disciples during that first Easter. They were, like all of us today, gathered together inside a house with the doors shut.  They were, as are we today, “afraid” (John 20:19, 26). But they were not alone. Neither are we. 

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