The Diocese of the South
Orthodox Church in America
Baton Rouge, LA Mission Gets Local Press Coverage

October 23

(Baton Rouge, LA) Except for the intermittent hum of passing traffic, the Country Club Shadows mini-mall along Jefferson Highway is a quiet place on Sunday morning.

Then someone enters Suite E to attend Divine Liturgy at St. Matthew the Apostle Orthodox Church and lets the music out. (Read more hear)

Metropolitan Jonah Visits St Seraphim Cathedral

October 18

(Dallas, TX)  His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, Locum Tenens of the Diocese of the South made an Archpastoral Visit to St Seraphim Cathedral yesterday celebrating the Divine Liturgy and participating in a special Fellowship Hour to mark the occasion of his 51st birthday on October 20. A large crowd of worshippers filled the Cathedral including parishioners from St Sava’s in Allen, TX.

His Beatitude will use Monday for meetings with DOS Chancery staff to review administrative and pastoral issues in the diocese.  The Metropolitan will return to New York early Tuesday morning.  His Beatitude will return to Dallas for the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord in December.