Pastoral Healthcare

One of the most important ministries of the Church throughout its history has been providing spiritual care to the sick. The Ecumenical Patriarchate has always being sensitive to the needs of this ministry from the years of the Byzantine Empire up until now. Its clergy are active in providing pastoral care to the ill, both on a parish level and in specialized facilities.  read more...

Pastoral Thought of the Week

January 18  2015

In the final analysis, who is mad?

Abbas Anthony said: “A time is coming when men will go mad. And when they will see someone who is not mad, they will swear at him, saying, “You are mad”, because he is not the same as they are.