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 »

Choral Concert: Orthodox Christmas Around the World

December 14, 2013
On Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 4pm, join us for a multi-lingual concert featuring traditional Orthodox hymns and carols sung or chanted in English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian & Slavonic. Read more »

Pray for the Nuns of Ma'aloula

December 04, 2013
We are informed that the Monastery of St. Thekla in Ma'aloula, Syria, was invaded on Monday, December 2 and that twelve nuns were abducted. Please pray for their safety. Read more »

Paraklesis Cancelled - November 27, 2013

November 27, 2013
Tonight's scheduled Paraklesis service has been cancelled. We apologize for the last minute schedule change and pray that you have a blessed and healthy Thanksgiving holiday weekend! Read more »

The Bread of Life Liturgy Retreat for Church School Students and Families

November 08, 2013
Monday, November 11, 2013 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. Make Prosphora (Holy Bread) for the Church, Coliva (wheat & honey) and Sweetbread. Learn how bread is used in different Orthodox traditions Celebrate the Artoklasia (Service of Five Breads) and Memorial Service. Read more »

Orthodoxy on Tap Schedule for Fall 2013

October 22, 2013
Join us for a "tall glass of truth" at the Fall 2013 installment of Orthodoxy on Tap, an outreach ministry for young adults in the Boston area. Read more »

Fall Delegates Meeting - Saturday, October 26

October 18, 2013
The parish of St. Mary in Cambridge, MA will host the fall meeting of delegates from the Fellowship of St. John the Divine, Teen SOYO and the Antiochian Women. His Grace Bishop +JOHN will celebrate Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with our Diocesan Clergy at 9:00am followed by the organizational meetings. Please plan to be with us! 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 »