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

Farewell Nikos!

With many tears and great pain we bid farewell to Nikos Maginas, a brother, a friend and co-worker who contributed to the Patriarchal Network in the discreet manner that characterized him, in joyful and critical times, even before its founding.

Nikos, may you have a good resurrection!

(Nikos Maginas was the official photographer of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and a trustworthy confidant of His All-Holiness. He reposed in the Lord on the 10th of April, 2021.)