Metropolitan Nicholas: Pastoral Letters

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Archpastoral Letter for Pentecost 2010

Friday, May 21, 2010

On the Christian Feast of Pentecost, the fiftieth day after the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit descended upon the Mother of God and the Apostles who were gathered together in the Upper Room. John the Baptist once predicted that Christ would baptize with the Holy Spirit and with fire (Luke 3.16): at Pentecost, at nine o'clock in the morning, the prophecy of the Forerunner came true in the fullness of divine power and joy. Read more...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: On the Environmental Tragedy In the Gulf of Mexico

Monday, May 10, 2010

Once again, in a matter only of a few years, the eyes of the world are turned with suspense toward the Gulf Coast. Sadly, the oil spill is following a path similar to Hurricane Katrina and threatening the coast of Louisiana as well as neighboring states. As citizens of God's creation, we perceive this monumental spill of crude oil in the oceans Read more...

Patriarchal Proclamation on Holy Pascha 2010

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Beloved brothers and sisters, dear children in the Lord, Christ is Risen! Once again, the sacred day of Pascha has dawned in full delight and splendor, dispersing joy, comfort, gladness and assurance of life to all faithful, despite the heavy atmosphere that prevails in our world on account of the multidimensional crisis Read more...

Archpastoral Letter For Pascha 2010

Saturday, April 03, 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...

Metropolitan Nicholas: A Reflection on Great and Holy Friday

Friday, April 02, 2010

Do you not think it amazing how that whenever the Lord Jesus Christ comes into contact with a person, He touches his HEART and SOUL AND TRANSFORMS HIS LIFE? This mystery happened so many times during His earthly ministry of three years. Read more...

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