Saint James

Our church continues in the historic tradition under the care of Patriarch JOHN of the Antiochian Patriarchate in Damascus, established by Saints Peter and Paul. (“In Antioch they were first called Christians.” –Acts 11:26). Saint James is a canonical parish of the Self Ruled Antiochian Archdiocese of North America under the leadership of Metropolitan JOSEPH.


Further reading

Journey to Orthodoxy (periodical)

History of the Orthodox Church (brief essay)

The Orthodox Faith (four volumes)



Thanks to Ancient Faith Radio for the streaming audio.

Thanks to Saint Barnabas Orthodox Church in Costa Mesa CA for their permission to copy portions of their web site.

Thanks to Frederica Mathewes-Green for her permission to reprint her essay, Twelve Things…