Special Announcements & Events

The Coptic Christians of Egypt: 60 Minutes Episode

December 30, 2013
The turmoil in Egypt has led to one of the worse persecutions of the country's Coptic Christians in the nearly 2,000-year history of the sect. Bob Simon reports from Egypt. Read more »

The St. Ignatius Catechetical Group - Enquirers’ Class

September 27, 2013
The group is for non-Orthodox adults who are interested in exploring the Christian Faith as it has been - and continues to be - understood, preached, and lived by members of the Holy Orthodox Church who descend from the early Christian community of Antioch where, "the disciples were for the first time called Christians" Read more »

Syria Relief Benefit - October 12, 2013

September 26, 2013
Join us at St. Mary Church of Pawtucket on October 12 for an evening of prayer, food, and support for the relief effort desperately needed in and around Syria. Read more »

Bishop Basil of Wichita on the Syria Crisis

September 08, 2013
This week will be a very important week, an historical week, one way or another--our church, our Patriarchate in particular, and this world in general. This week our elected representatives will be asked to vote either for or against supporting aggression in the Holy Land. Read more »

Metropolitan Philip Urges Faithful to Contact Congress on Syria Vote

September 04, 2013
I write to you today as our president and United States Congress contemplate military action against Syria. As those of us with deep roots in that land already know, more bombs and destabilization of the country will only lead to further bloodshed and devastation. Read more »

Fr. Antony's Anniversary Celebration

August 01, 2013
Be with us on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 & 6, 2013, as His Grace, Bishop John joins us to honor Fr. Antony’s first 20 years at St. Mary Church and his first 25 years in the priesthood! Read more »

Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday

June 09, 2013
The Assembly of Bishops designated June 9 as Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday. Ancient Faith Radio interviewed Dn. Jeff Smith, the leader of the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM) team at the state prison in Concord, MA. Read more »

Contact Your Representative!

May 16, 2013
There is a Congressional call for action to be taken by the State Department to secure the release of the two Archbishops being held in Syria. We urge you to call your congressional representative and urge them to sign the Sherman Letter. Read more »

Sign the Petition to the White House for the Release of Orthodox Bishops

May 02, 2013
An appeal to President Obama and his government for the release of two Orthodox Christian Archbishops, namely Archbishop Paul Yazigi and Archbishop Youhanna Ibrahim who were abducted by armed rebels on April 23, 2013 in the suburbs of Aleppo, Syria. Read more »

Pastoral Letter from Patriarch John X

May 01, 2013
I address you today, at the end of Great Lent and the beginning of Holy Week, and at a time when we are being surrounded by much pain and suffering. Read more »