Special Announcements & Events

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 »

Orthodox Churches Process through Central Square in Cambridge for Holy Friday

April 30, 2013
The communities of St. Mary Orthodox Church and Sts. Constantine and Helen Church will meet during their evening procession to Central Square in Cambridge. Read more »

Regarding the Boston Marathon Tragedy

April 16, 2013
The explosion at the Boston Marathon on Monday rocked the lives of many in our Diocese, especially the young people. Please be assured of our fervent and continued prayers for all the victims of this terrible tragedy and for those who stepped up to help in any way. Read more »

Performing Faith: Can you be God’s Actor?

April 13, 2013
This presentation will consider the relationships between creativity and spirituality, in particular, the spirituality of the performing arts from the point of view of an Orthodox Christian. What are the gifts and costs for an actor in the pursuit of a spiritually rich life? Read more »

2012 Fr. John vonHolzhausen Lecture

March 22, 2012
What if humanity came together in the light and spirit poured out at Pentecost? Would it not be possible to become of one heart and mind and to discover a unity? Can we live together, and together touch the Divine? Read more »

Sex, Mom and God: How the Bible's Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics—and How I Learned to Love Women (and Jesus) Anyway

August 26, 2011
Frank Schaeffer will Present a Lecture about His New Book Sex, Mom and God: How the Bible's Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics—and How I Learned to Love Women (and Jesus) Anyway Read more »

The Father John VonHolzhausen Annual Lecture

April 02, 2011
In Hidden Holiness, Michael Plekon challenges us to examine the concept of holiness. He argues that both Orthodox and Catholic churches understand saints to be individuals whose lives and deeds are unusual, extraordinary, or miraculous. Read more »