Entries by Kiki Sergiou

Important Message regarding COVID-19 – the Coronavirus.

From: Very Rev. Fr. George Tsahakis <chancellor@atlmetropolis.org> Date: Mon, Mar 16, 2020, 6:47 PM Subject: Important Message from Metropolitan Alexios My Dear Fathers, Archons, Parish Councils, Philoptochos Societies, and Faithful of the Metropolis of Atlanta, I greet you with love and joy in the name of the Lord! In times of uncertainty such as the one we […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – March 15th, 2020

Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas – March 15, 2020 This divine Father, who was from Asia Minor, was from childhood reared in the royal court of Constantinople, instructed in both religious and secular wisdom. Later, while still a youth, he left the imperial court and struggled in asceticism on Mount Athos, and in the Skete […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – March 8th, 2020

Sunday of Orthodoxy – March 8, 2020 For more than one hundred years the Church of Christ was troubled by the persecution of the Iconoclasts of evil belief, beginning in the reign of Leo the Isaurian (717-741) and ending in the reign of Theophilus (829-842). After Theophilus’s death, his widow the Empress Theodora, together with […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – March 1st, 2020

Forgiveness Sunday – March 1, 2020 The Holy Fathers have appointed the commemoration of Adam’s exile from the Paradise of delight here, on the eve of the holy Forty-day Fast, demonstrating to us not by simple words, but by actual deeds, how beneficial fasting is for man, and how harmful and destructive are insatiety and […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – February 23rd, 2020

Judgement Sunday – February 23, 2020 Polycarp the Holy Martyr & Bishop of Smyrna This apostolic and prophetic man, was a disciple of John the Evangelist, successor of Bucolus, and teacher of Irenaeus. He was an old man when the fifth persecution was raised against the Christians under Marcus Aurelius. When his pursuers, sent by […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – February 16th, 2020

Sunday of the Prodigal Son – February 16, 2020 Through the parable of today’s Gospel, our Saviour has set forth three things for us: the condition of the sinner, the rule of repentance, and the greatness of God’s compassion. The divine Fathers have put this reading the week after the parable of the Publican and […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – February 9th, 2020

Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee – February 9, 2020 The Pharisees were an ancient and outstanding sect among the Jews known for their diligent observance of the outward matters of the Law. Although, according to the word of our Lord, they “did all their works to be seen of men” (Matt. 23:5), and were […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – February 2nd, 2020

Presentation of our Lord  – February 2, 2020 When the most pure Mother and Ever-Virgin Mary’s forty days of purification had been fulfilled, she took her first-born Son to Jerusalem on this, the fortieth day after His birth, that she might present Him in the temple according to the Law of Moses, which teaches that […]

Weekly Sunday Bulletin – January 26th, 2020

15th Sunday of Luke  – January 26, 2020 Xenophon & his Companions This Saint, a wealthy nobleman of Constantinople, was filled with piety toward God. He had two sons, Arcadius and John, whom he sent to Beirut to study law. But they were shipwrecked during their voyage; barely saved, they forsook all things and departed […]