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Session One - Metropolis of Boston Camp 2019

On Sunday, July 14, 2019 His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios presided over the Divine Liturgy at the St. George Chapel at the Saint Methodios Faith and Heritage Center. His Eminence spent several days at the Metropolis of Boston Camp with the over 170 staff and campers who participated in the first session of the Summer.

Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul

On June 28th, the Rev. Dr. Demetrios Tonias, Ecumenical Officer of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston delivered the homily at the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul at the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.

Metropolitan Methodios on Parish Vitality - Praxis Magazine Spring 2019

The Church throughout the ages has always been faced with problems of human frailty and weakness—issues that have questioned its future vitality. However, it has always regenerated and gone forth by treating such issues with the salve of forgiveness, understanding, patience and perseverance. Our Lord gathered around Him twelve weak men: two sought seats of recognition in the kingdom, one denied Him, one betrayed Him and only one remained by His side at the foot of the cross

Help Us Gear Up for MBC Summer 2019!!

Help Us Gear Up! With Summer Camp 2019 just around the corner we could use your help in checking some things off of our Amazon Wishlist!

Holy Trinity - Norwich Celebrates 110th Anniversary

On Sunday, June 16 His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios celebrated the Divine services for the Great Feast of Pentecost at the Holy Trinity Parish in Norwich, CT. At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy the Great Vespers of the Holy Spirit also known as the Kneeling Vespers was celebrated. His Eminence surrounded by the pastor of the community, Fr. Demetrios Panteloukas, and Archdeacon Dionysios prayers the kneeling prayers of the feast.

Greek News - Former Archbishop Demetrios guest of honor at the Metropolis of Boston Awards Dinner

“For me personally, this festive celebration attended by 800 or so brethren, is one of the most enjoyable evenings of the entire year as we convene as a Metropolis family to recognize our award recipients. Our Ministries Award Dinner is a joyous celebration of fellowship, warmth, and love. Over those 33 years 1,750 brethren have received the Metropolis Ministry Award.” Methodios expressed his appreciation for the presence of Archbishop Demetrios.

2019 Metropolis Awards Dinner

The evening of the June 9, 2019 the Thirty-Third Annual Metropolis of Boston Ministry Awards Banquet was a magnificent tribute to the faithful women and men of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston who were recognized for their dedication and distinctive services to their communities.

Ordination of Fr. Andrew Giourelis to the Holy Priesthood

On June 9, 2019 with the blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, in the presence of the beloved faithful of the Metropolis of Boston in the loving community of Sts. Anargyroi

2019 Metropolis of Boston Greek School Graduation

On Saturday, June 1, 2019 the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston hosted the graduation ceremony for all the Parish Afternoon and Saturday Greek Schools. The youth who received their certificate for completing 6 years of Greek School.

North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation and Joint Committee of Orthodox-Catholic Bishops Concludes Productive Spring Meetings

On Thursday, May 30th, the Consultation joined the Joint Committee of Orthodox and Catholic Bishops, co-chaired by Metropolitan Methodios and Cardinal Sean O’Malley. The two bodies met to discuss mixed marriage, reflect on synodality in the Church, and consider interchurch relations between and within the respective Churches.

North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Convenes for 96th Meeting

Contoocook, NH – The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation commenced its 96th meeting today at the St. Methodios Faith and Heritage Center. The high-level consultation is the oldest and longest-running in the world and meets biannually

Enthronement of His Eminence Elpidophoros Archbishop of America

More Information regarding the enthronement of His Eminence Elpidophoros of America

Metropolitan Methodios Announces that Archbishop Demetrios Former of America will be Honored Guest at the Metropolis Ministries Awards Dinner on June 9

It gives me great joy to inform you that in addition to recognizing the Award Recipients from each Community, the special guest of honor at this year’s Ministry Awards Banquet will be His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Former of America. 

Statement on the Sanctity of Life by Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America affirms the sanctity of life based on the firm conviction that life begins at the moment of conception.

The Sanctity of Life by Fr. Luke A. Veronis

I rarely preach politics from the pulpit. I realize in our congregation we have Democrats and Republican; we have those who may be more conservative and others more liberal.

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