Axios! Axios! Axios! Mena Rizkalla has just been ordained Deacon Antony Paul for the service of St. Paul's Brotherhood in the diocese of Los Angeles by the hands of H.G. Bishop Serapion!

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A message from Fr. Pishoy Wasfi on behalf of H.G. Bishop Mina:

 
As per Sayedna Anba Mina's assignment during our first Diocese Priests' retreat, I have formed a team of graphic designers and computer savi's from youth and adults in order to put together the guidelines for our diocese logo competition.  The team has finalized the attached instruction sheet and method for logo submission (2 PDFs).

Fr. Athanasius has published the Service of the Enthronement of His Holiness the Pope of Alexandria. Read it online here.

St. Basil's Hexameron (work on Creation) has been posted for reference. It can be found under the publications section with the "book" filter applied, or at this direct link: http://goo.gl/BbK53. The PDF is 98 pages long.

Fr. Peter Farrington of the British Orthodox Diocese within the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate has produced two excellent articles in a seriese on the transfer of bishops:

Part 1: The Translatin of Bishops (audio also available)

Part 2: The Transfer of Bishops in History

Update: Part 3: The Transfer of Bishops in Practice

These articles are relevent to the controversy surrounding the current papal election.

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