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We hope to keep the faithful throughout New England informed of all Metropolis Programs. On our website you can read encyclicals and messages, be informed of scheduled events and keep up-to-date with news from the Philoxenia House, the Camp and Retreat Center, the Youth and Young Adult Ministries Office and the Metropolis Philoptochos. Our site also features in our Digital Photo Gallery a vast collection of photographs from parish visitis, liturgical celebrations, and various ministriy gatherings from all over the Metropolis of Boston.
Our historic Metropolis consists of 63 Parishes in the New England states of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and four towns in Connecticut (Danielson, Enfield, New London and Norwich). Learn about them and their programs in the communities section.
NEW YORK – The Ecumenical Patriarchate issued yesterday March 9, 2014, Sunday of Orthodoxy, a Communiqué upon the conclusion of the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches and released the official Message of the Hierarchs of the Synaxis. Following are both texts as released by the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
Please see the attached letter in Greek from Metropolitan Methodios along with the Greek Independence Day Flyer and the list of upcoming FHASNE events.
Since 843 the Church has designated the first Sunday of Lent as Sunday of Orthodoxy. Specifically, we celebrate the restoration of Icons by the Empress Theodora. Generally, we commemorate: 1) The victory of Orthodoxy-right worship, over heresy-false worship. 2) The victory of light over darkness and 3) The victory of truth over falsehood.
Now a commercialized holiday celebrating modern Western courtship and romance, the ancient Christian origins of Saint Valentine’s Day are largely forgotten. The actual Orthodox liturgical Feast Days of Valentinos (Greek)/Valentinus (Latin) commemorate two Early Christian saints, Saint Valentine the Presbyter of Ro
This booklet gives an overview of the programs & ministries offered for the spiritual benefit of the faithful. Download
"...Let us commit ourselves, and our whole life to Christ our God." . Download