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    Cultivating a Love of Service »

    January 25, 2022

    On Feb. 15 at 7 PM, the Metropolis Religious Education Com-mittee is hosting a presentation offered by Fr. Patrick Tishel entitled “Cultivating A Love of Service” that is open to all.

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    Prepare Now for a Successful Oratorical Festival »

    January 25, 2022

    Organizers of the St. John Oratorical Festival – at the parish, Metropolis and Archdiocesan levels – are doing their best to make sure we’re not waiting until the last minute by offering ways to prepare for success today.

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    Passing of Archon Peter Clyde Papadakos, Esq »

    January 25, 2022

    It is with deep sadness but firm hope in the Resurrection that His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh shares the news that Archon Peter Clyde Papadakos, Esq. fell sleep in the Lord on Friday, January 14.

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    Update to Metropolis Pandemic Policy »

    January 11, 2022

    The recent surge in coronavirus cases in our general area, and in our parish communities in particular, has been cause for concern. This has affected clergy and laity, old and young, vaccinated and unvaccinated alike. While we maintain our ultimate trust and hope in God's providence for our lives, we also recognize the fundamental scriptural call for each of us to safeguard one another, especially the most vulnerable among us, regardless of how we perceive the risks to ourselves; we are called to love one another self-sacrificially, to bear each other's burdens, and to be our brother's and sister's keeper.

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    Archpastoral Message: The World Turned Upside Down »

    December 3, 2021

    We read in Acts of the Apostles (17:1-8) of an incident that occurred when St. Paul and his company came to Thessalonica to preach the good news of the fulfillment of God’s promise of salvation to His people in the person of Jesus Christ. The leaders of the Jewish community, disturbed by the novelty of his teaching, “dragged some of the brethren before the city authorities, crying ‘These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also… acting against the decrees of Caesar, and saying there is another king, Jesus.’” (Acts 17:6-7)