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We live in a world of constant turmoil, of financial crisis, of poverty and unemployment, of disillusionment and uncertainty, of confusion and unrest, of pain and suffering. War rages in that part of the world where Christianity flourished for centuries but now is inhabited by only a handful of faithful. Thousands of refugees continue to flee their homelands for far-away countries that are not always welcoming. On a daily basis, we are inundated with news of one crisis after another, of one suicide bomber after another. It is to such a world that the newborn Savior comes this Christmas to bring “Peace on Earth and goodwill among men.”

On the evening of December 5, 2016 His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios, joined by many clergy and faithful from the surrounding area, celebrated the Great Vespers service at the St. Nicholas parish in Lexington, MA on the occasion of their feast day.

On Sunday December 4, 2016 His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St. Nicholas Parish in Portsmouth, NH.

BROOKLINE -- Following long-standing ecumenical tradition, the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston invited representatives of the Archdiocese of Boston, Nov. 29, to celebrate the Feast of St. Andrew at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Center Chapel in Brookline.

On the evening of Tuesday November 29th Hierarchical vespers was celebrated, at the Cathedral chapel in Brookline, MA, for the Feast of St. Andrew the First-called.

"A Story That Should Be Told"
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Norwich Rose of New England Chapter 110, Order of AHEPA has produced a volume telling the story of Greek-Americans in the Norwich, Connecticut community. Proceeds from this book are earmarked for the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in that city

On Sunday, November 27th, 2016 His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St. Catherine parish in Braintree, MA

On Sunday, November 20th His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Sts. Anargyroi parish in Marlborough, MA

Το Σάββατο 12 Νοεμβρίου 2016, πραγματοποιήθηκε Επιμορφωτικό Σεμινάριο για τους Δασκάλους των Ελληνικών Σχολείων της Μητροπόλεως Βοστώνης, υπό την αιγίδα του Σεβασμιωτάτου Μητροπολήτου Βοστώνης κ.κ. Μεθοδίου και με την συνεργασία του Γραφείου Ελληνικής Παιδείας της Αρχιεπισκοπής Αμερικής. Το Σεμινάριο έλαβε χώρα στο κτίριο της Μητροπόλεως στο Brookline MA. Έλαβαν μέρος 70 Δάσκαλοι από όλα σχεδόν τα σχολεία της Μητροπόλεως.

November 16th - Joseph played an important role in the story as well. He was a rather ordinary man who had extraordinary faith. In Orthodox Tradition, we hold that Joseph was an elderly man, who had been widowed. He had children from a previous marriage, who are later referred to as Jesus's brothers and sisters who in reality were half-brothers and half-sisters (see Matt. 13:55-56).Joseph worked as a carpenter—a rather ordinary life.

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