An Introduction to the Synodikon of Orthodoxy

The “Synodikon of Orthodoxy” is the decisions of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, which refer to the veneration of holy icons. The reading of them on the Sunday of Orthodoxy gave the title “Synodikon of Orthodoxy”. Of course it must be said that later there was also added to the “Synodikon of Orthodoxy” the definition of faith of the hesychastic Councils of the fourteenth century.

The Sunday of Orthodoxy by Metropolitan Athanasios of Limassol

On the first Sunday of Lent, we celebrate the Sunday of Orthodoxy, that is to say the feast of the restitution of the holy icons, as the Church once again, by the grace of God, vanquished the heresy of the iconoclasts and preserved with exactitude the faith and the tradition of the Holy Fathers of […]

The Synodikon of Orthodoxy

“Whosoever, therefore, shall confess Me before men, him will I confess before My Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny Me before men, him will I deny before My Father which is in heaven” (Matt. 10:32-33). The term synodikon is applied to an official definition promulgated by a synod or council, or to […]

Celebration of the Sunday of Orthodoxy in Hong Kong

On Sunday, March 4, 2012, Sunday of Orthodoxy, His Eminence Metropolitan Nektarios celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the procession of the Holy Icons at the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Luke in Hong Kong. Metropolitan Nektarios in his sermon referred to the meaning of the celebration of the Triumph of  Orthodoxy. The real triumph and victory […]