OCA Youth Department: Celebrate Creation in the New Church Year


September 1 marks the beginning of the ecclesiastical year.  And it was on that day in 1989 that His All-Holiness, the late Ecumenical Patriarch Demetrios I, issued a message on the environment while proclaiming the first day of the ecclesiastical year as a “Day of Prayer for Creation.”

“The celebration offers Orthodox Christians—especially youth and young adults—an…

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