"Never, never, never let anyone tell you that, in order to be Orthodox, you must also be eastern. The West was Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable liturgy is far older than any of her heresies." -St. John Maximovitch
With the Blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, Reader Matthew Floyd will be ordained a deacon (5/19) at St Ambrose of Milan, in Putnam Valley, NY. by His Grace, Bishop Jerome. Fr Deacon Matthew is appointed to assist Fr Steven (Tolbert) Rector of St Brigit of Ireland in Claymore, OK.