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

Consultation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate regarding the Pandemic
“The Pastoring Church in a time of Pandemic”

6th Session
Wednesday February 17th
7 p.m. (Athens Time)


“Supporting and working with the Medical and Healthcare Professionals during the Pandemic”


Fr. Chrysostom Tympas (England)


Fr. Euthemios Konataxis M.D.,
(California, USA)

Ilias Thodis M.D.,
(Alexandroupolis, Greece)

Demetra Mestrou R.N.,
(Athens, Greece)

Fr. Marios Demostheous ,
(Lefkosia, Cyprus)


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by Wednesday February 17th at 12 Noon