Tag: Old Calendar

  • Excerpt from “The Elder Ieronymos of Aegina” on How the Elder Returned to the Old Calendar in August, 1942

    Please Note: This is an excerpt from the work The Elder Ieronymos of Aegina, published by Holy Transfiguration Monastery, and under copyright. Please support the monastery’s translation work by purchasing this book. I’ve read it and highly recommend it. CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Lover of Tradition The region of Anatolia, Cappadocia in Asia Minor, where he lived […]

  • New Calendarism, Vaganteism, and the True Orthodox Church

    In the last century, a new heresy permeated the Orthodox world, the heresy of ecumenism.  This umbrella term encompasses several related problems that have been eating away at Orthodox life for more than eighty years.  For the purposes of this article, we will use ecumenism as an umbrella term to refer to the problems of […]

  • Old vs. New Calendar: Frequently Asked Questions

    Q.  I’m Greek Orthodox but I’ve never heard of the “Old Calendar.”  Could you please explain what this means? A.  All Orthodox in the world used the Julian Calendar, which is currently thirteen days behind our modern civil calendar, until March 1924.  At that time, the bishops of the Church in Greece unilaterally converted their […]