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  Antiochian Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Antiochian Orthodox Church claims to be one of the five churches that composed the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church before the Great Schism.
As an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Church, it claims to be the sole legitimate successor to the Christian community founded in Antioch by the Apostles St.
After it the Oriental Orthodox Syriacs retained their own West Syrian Rite, while those faithful to the Council of Chalcedon and the Byzantine Emperor came to adopt the Byzantine Rite, which the Antiochian Orthodox Church still uses for Divine Liturgy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Antiochian_Orthodox_Church   (387 words)

 Church of Antioch - OrthodoxWiki
The Church of Antioch is one of the five patriarchates (i.e., the Pentarchy) that constituted the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church before the schism between Rome and Antioch in 1098, and between Rome and the other patriarchates at around the same general period.
The schism greatly weakened the Antiochian church, and in 637 when Antioch fell to the Muslim Arabs, the "Greek" church was perceived by the invaders as allied to the Romano-Byzantine enemies of the Arabs.
Although elements in a number of the Eastern Orthodox Churches have criticized the apparent consensus reached by the representatives at Chambesy, the patriarch and holy synod of the Antiochian Orthodox Church welcomed the agreements as positive moves towards a sharing in the Love of God, and a rejection of the hatred of insubstantial division.
orthodoxwiki.org /Church_of_Antioch   (1939 words)

 The Antiochian Orthodox Church - Saint Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church
The Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed states that Orthodox Christians “believe in One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church.” The official designation of the Orthodox Church is the “Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church.” The word Orthodox means “true worship.” Orthodox Christians affirm that the Orthodox Church is the living continuation of the Apostolic Church founded by Christ Himself.
The Orthodox do assert that a careful study of the history of Christianity will show that the Orthodox Church alone is in complete sacramental, doctrinal, and canonical continuity with the ancient undivided Church as expressed in the seven great Ecumenical Councils.
The churches in Western Europe, under the authority of the pope at Rome, separated from the churches in the Eastern Roman (or Byzantine) Empire, under the authority of the patriarch (bishop) of Constantinople.
stmarypawtucket.org /antioch.php   (760 words)

 St. Nicholas
The Antiochian Orthodox Church, of which St. Nicholas is a part, traces its origins to the church in Antioch, the capital of ancient Syria, that was established by the apostles Peter and Paul.
Though the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America was founded in the late 19th century to serve immigrants from Syria and Lebanon, today it embraces Americans of all races and cultures.
The church has grown, in part, because it generally conducts its services in English, unlike most other North American Orthodox branches, whose services are usually in the native tongue of the group it originally was created to serve.
www.stnicholasaoc.com   (208 words)

 Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - OrthodoxWiki
The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America is the sole jurisdiction of the Church of Antioch in the USA and Canada with exclusive jurisdiction over the Antiochian Orthodox faithful in those countries.
Due to internal conflicts, however, the Antiochian Orthodox faithful in North America were divided between two archdioceses, those of New York and Toledo, generally representing those who were loyal to the Church of Antioch and the Church of Russia, respectively.
The Antiochian Archdiocese is also a member of SCOBA and was formerly a member of the National Council of Churches (NCC), but on July 28, 2005, its Archdiocesan Convention voted unanimously to withdraw fully from that organization, thus making it the first of the major Orthodox jurisdictions in the US to do so.
orthodoxwiki.org /Antiochian_Orthodox_Christian_Archdiocese_of_North_America   (1171 words)

 Holy Transfiguration Antiochian Orthodox Church—Our Parish
Holy Transfiguration Antiochian Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese.
The Church of Antioch began very early in the history of the Christian Church, as a result of the expansion of the early Christian Church into the Roman province of Syria in the mid-first century (Acts 11 and 13).
The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second-largest communion in Christendom.
www.htaoc.com /parish   (593 words)

 The Antiochian Orthodox Church
We are the jurisdiction of the Orthodox Christian Church whose roots trace directly back to first century Antioch, the city in which the disciples of Jesus Christ were first called “Christians” (Acts 11:26).
The Orthodox Church is the oldest and second largest Christian group in the world.
The Antiochian Archdiocese, under the leadership of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip Saliba, sees itself on a mission to bring America to the ancient Orthodox Christian Faith.
www.antiochian.org /about   (387 words)

 History of the Antiochian Orthodox Church
The city of Antioch is situated on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean near the mouth of the Orontes River in northwestern Syria.
He built an important church on an island in the Orontes River off the coast of Antioch; it was called the "Golden Church" and had schools, clergy accommodation and facilities for caring for the poor.
Nearby is Saint Peter's Grotto, in which the apostle preached; a church was built in the cave by the Crusaders in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
users.bigpond.net.au /gharvey/learning/articles/history.htm   (1125 words)

 History part III
During the dictatorship of General Pangalos, in 1927, the statutes regarding the Church were again modified with the result that the Greek Orthodox Church was again government controlled with the highest authority of the Church a permanent Holy Synod.
Despite the operations of a conflicting church hierarchy, whose followers sympathized with the Royalist political faction in contrast to the sympathies of the Patriarchal Church for the Venizelists, the Greek Church grew and prospered.
The Communist government of Russia, culminating with the deposing of the Metropolitan in 1927, halted the progress of the Orthodox church in the Ukraine.
holytrinity-la.org /engl/pages/general/hist3.html   (6569 words)

 St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The haze of cigar smoke was replaced by the sweet pungency of incense, rising from an acolyte's censor, and the happy sportsman voices, deferred on Sundays to the intonations of the cantor as the Liturgy of the Eastern rite Antiochian church was sung for the faithful.
With no church or priest of their own, the faithful Orthodox were thus able to retain their identity and preserve the rite of the mother church in Syria.
This Orthodox congregation and its foresighted new pastor from the beginning seemed to be early advocates of an ecumenism not experienced until years later by other congregations.
web.ulib.csuohio.edu /arabs/pg207.html   (2383 words)

 St. John Chrysostom | Antiochian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Chrysostom Antiochian Orthodox Church is a Pan-Orthodox English-Speaking parish of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America.
John Chrysostom Antiochian Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of
and the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East.
yourpage.blazenet.net /chrysostom   (434 words)

 St. Michael Antiochian Orthodox Church - Van Nuys, CA
Subsequently, the church property consisting of 1.25 acres of land, an “A” frame church, and a fellowship center was purchased.
In the ensuing years, it was recognized that a new church, classroom building, and hall would be needed to accommodate the growth of the community, making it necessary to acquire additional property.
This was accomplished by purchasing two parcels of land located to the east of the church, which increased the church property to 3.1 acres.
www.stmichaelvannuys.org /about.html   (656 words)

 Welcome to St. Catherine Antiochian Orthodox Church
Although few Southerners have heard of it, the Orthodox Church is actually the second largest Christian church in the world and is the original faith founded by the Apostles.
Catherine Antiochian Orthodox Church is part of the early church established in Antioch, where the disciples of Christ were first called Christians.
The church is one of the largest distributors of angel food in Aiken County, giving out nearly 100 boxes of food each month for the low cost of $25 per box.
www.stcatherineaiken.org   (391 words)

 Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church New Zealand Deanery, Worship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The separation of what are now called the Oriental Churches, and the Mohamedan invasions, weakened the position of the Eastern Orthodox communities in Syria and Egypt, and the missions in Russia and other Slavic lands adopted the rite of Constantinople in Slavonic.
After that schism, two rites came to characterize two separate churches; although each continued to admit the legitimacy of the other's rite, and first Rome, and later Orthodoxy, came to include people of the other rite - although under rather different circumstances.
The "Uniate" Churches were created by considerable pressure, and, perhaps as a result, Orthodox authorities accepted western communities much later, and with some caution.
www.antiochian.org.nz /worship.htm   (374 words)

 St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church - Home
We are located a few blocks from the Texas State Capitol and the downtown area, and not far from the University of Texas.
The church is accessible from major roads and by Capital Metro public transportation.
Elias Antiochian Orthodox Parish is a local parish of the Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
www.sainteliaschurch.org   (99 words)

 St. George Orthodox Church of Indianapolis
George Orthodox Church was founded in 1926 by immigrants from Syria and Lebanon.
The growing church recently purchased 10 acres on 116th Street and plans eventually to construct a new facility at that location.
The church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
www.stgindy.org   (165 words)

 PROLIFEisUS - Saint John Antiochian Orthodox Church
Since the time of the Apostles, the Orthodox Church has insisted that abortion kills a living child and that abortion is therefore murder.
This document, which urged the Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade, was signed by hierarchs from the Orthodox Church in America, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America, the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Diocese and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.
See the "Official Documents" Cloning Of Human Embryos: A Statement of the Holy Synod of Bishops of The Orthodox Church in America (January 2002) and Embryonic Stem Cell Research In The Perspective Of Orthodox Christianity (October 2001).
www.forministry.com /USNCUOCUSHCO1/PROLIFEisUS.dsp   (1195 words)

 Antiochian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Antiochian Orthodox Church is one of the five churches that comprised the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church before the Great Schism, and today is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Churches.
The seat of the patriarchate was formerly Antioch, in what is now Turkey, but is now Damascus, Syria, on the "Street called Straight." The claim is disputed by the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch, part of Oriental Orthodoxy; the schism between the two occurred over the christology of the Council of Chalcedon.
The Syrian Catholic Church, in communion with the Roman Catholic Church, also claims to hold the patriarchate.
antiochian-orthodox-church.iqnaut.net   (188 words)

 St. George Antiochian Orthodox - Church of Boston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Through the vigorous efforts of the Ladies Society, interest in the construction of the new church was kept alive, and by means of social functions of various kinds, funds for that purpose were raised.
Metropolitan Germanos, the Bishop of Zahle in the Patriarchate of Antioch, laid the cornerstone on
The tranquility of the parish was temporarily disturbed during this period by the difficulties which beset the national organization of the Orthodox Church.
www.stgeorgeofboston.org /history.html   (3098 words)

 Antiochian Village Conference & Retreat Center | Heritage and Learning Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most notably, the Antiochian Heritage Museum and Heritage Library provide visitors a comprehensive and unique perspective of the Middle Eastern Heritage that is the foundation for Antiochian Orthodox Church.
Antiochian Village Camp and the Antiochian Village Conference and Retreat Center are working together to develop education programs for youth and teens.
Antiochian Village is owned and operated by the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
www.antiochianvillage.org /HLC.html   (155 words)

 Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church
Nicholas (of Myra) Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox
In 1958 Metropolitan ANTHONY (Bashir), of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North
This was true of the Church in both the east and west.
www.spokaneorthodox.com /aboutus.htm   (1184 words)

 Saint Peter's Antiochian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you have never been to an Orthodox Church before, or, if you have never been to a parish worshipping in the Western tradition of holy Orthodoxy, there are some things we want to share with you that will help you better understand what is going on.
Our Church has deep and lasting roots in Christian antiquity and is steeped in a rich biblical tradition.
The Antiochian Archdiocese of North America is one of the sponsoring organizations for World Food Day.
www.saintpeterorthodox.org   (397 words)

 Welcome to St. Philip's Antiochian Orthodox Church!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saint Philip's Eastern Orthodox Church is a parish of The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East.
Orthodox people with roots in Greece, the Balkans, Africa, and the Middle East have since added to the diversity of our continent and our country.
Immigrants from Syria and the Middle East began to organize Churches in 1895, and thereby the two thousand years of spiritual experience of The Antiochian Patriarchate has enriched the New World for more than one hundred years.
www.st-philip.net /who.html   (265 words)

 Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia & New Zealand - October 2006
The Antiochian Orthodox Church in Australia expresses gratitude for the privilege granted and the trust expressed by Monash University Administration and Chaplaincy.
The Antiochian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand warmly welcomes Bishop Irinej and prays for his long and fruitful ministry within the Orthodox Church in Australia.
The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese held their trimonthly meeting in Sydney on the weekend of 27 28 and 29 October 2006.
www.antiochian.org.au /content/view/551/6   (828 words)

 Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Several Christian Churches or church bodies are commonly referred to as "Orthodox".
The Orthodox Church of Slovakia and the Czech Lands
Oriental Orthodoxy is a separate group of churches, all in communion with each other but not part of that communion of churches known as "The Orthodox Church", the two having become separated after the Fourth Oecumenical Council.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orthodox_Church   (287 words)

 St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
Before the hall was built, church services were held in homes, the Greek Orthodox Hall on Virginia, and the Episcopal Church on Roosevelt in Phoenix.
A church school building was desperately needed because the hall was serving as a Sunday School with partitions for classrooms.
In 1964, the parish was elated to dedicate the new Church School building and office.
www.stgeorgeaz.org /parish_information/history_st_george_church.html   (369 words)

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