Metropolitan Nicholas: Pastoral Letters

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Archpastoral Letter For Pascha 2010

Friday, April 02, 2010

"In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it" - These glorious words of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John , which are read on this Great Day, the Day of the Resurrection, reveal to us one of the most marvelous and awesome aspects of this most festive celebration. Read more...

Archpastoral Letter on Great Lent 2010

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Again we stand at the threshold of the Great Fast! Ten weeks before the Glorious feast of Pascha, we began our preparation for the glorious and awesome mystery of the Passion and Death of our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ! It was for this reason that He, the very Son of God Himself, came into the world: to die for us and our salvation! Read more...

Archpastoral Letter for the Nativity 2009

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Once again I have the great privilege and honor of greeting you with this traditional salutation of our people as we celebrate this mystical festivity of the Birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Read more...

2009 Archpastoral Letter on the Beginning of Seminary Academic Year

Sunday, September 06, 2009

It is my great hope and prayer that this humble request of the great Israelite King and Prophet Solomon be also on the lips and in the hearts of the several young men who will enter the doors of our Christ the Saviour Seminary for the first time or as returning students this fall as we initiate its 70th anniversary. Read more...

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Repose of His Grace, Bishop John

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

On September 30, 1984, His Excellency Bishop John R. Martin was suddenly called to the Lord after 18 years of service to our God-saved Diocese. As the second ruling bishop of our Diocese, Bishop John accomplished much during his episcopacy of almost two decades Read more...

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