Bearing Fruit Through Our Witness of Christ

Over the past four months we have been preparing for our 41st Clergy-Laity Congress by reflecting on the Congress theme and its implications for our mission, service, and planning. Our theme,...

Patriarchal Message to the 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress

Patriarchal Message of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the 41st Clergy-Laity Congress in Pheonix, AZ in 2012.

Bearing Fruit Through Reconnection

Our reflections on the theme for our 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress, “Chosen and appointed by God to go and bear fruit,” lead us to consider how we fulfill the commission we have received from...

Chosen and appointed by God to go and bear fruit

As we begin this new year and our preparations for the upcoming 41st Clergy-Laity Congress of our Holy Archdiocese, I offer an initial reflection on our theme for this blessed gathering: “Chosen...