Holy Synod

About The Holy Synod of the Americas:

The Holy Synod is a Canonical Synod of Orthodox Bishops. On July 6, 2012 five Orthodox Bishops entered into communion and formed The Holy Synod of the Americas. The Holy Synod was formally chartered on 6 July 2012. The Holy Synod geographically encompasses the Western Hemisphere. The Holy Synod has both Eastern and Western Rite bishops.

Mission:

The Holy Synod’s mission is to develop Western Rite Orthodoxy in the Americas.

Holy Synod Bishops:

  • H.Em.  His Most Reverend Eminence Archbishop +SERAPHIM (Baron), Eparch, Eparchy of the Old Dominion (Link)
  • H.Em.  His Most Reverend Eminence Archbishop +WILLIAM (Timlin), Metropolitan, Metropolia of Minneapolis, MN (Link)
  • H.Em.  His Most Reverend Eminence Archbishop +RAPHAEL (Gonia), Archbishop of Haga Puneuma Archdiocese (Link)
  • H.Em.  His Most Reverend Eminence Archbishop +MICHAEL (Jordan), Metropolitan, Archdiocese of THEOCUS,(Link)
  • The Rt. Rev. Bishop + JOHANNES (Ephrem), Bishop of Selje, Norway (Link)
  • H.Em.  His Most Reverend Eminence Archbishop + KYRILLOS (Markskog), Archbishop of Sjöbo, Sweden and Primate of Svenska Ortodoxa Ärkestiftet/ Apostoliska Ortodoxa Kyrkan. (Link)
  • H.Em.  His Most Reverend Eminence Archbishop +DANIEL (de Jesus Ruiz Flores), Metropolitan of Mexico (Link)
  • H.Em.  His Most Reverend Eminence Archbishop + ALEXANDER, Metropolitan (Link), (college professor)

The Holy Synod of The Americas is Canonical, Independent, and Autocephalous.

For more information inquire at the Synodal chancellery address.

Tomos:

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Reposed Bishops:

  • The Right Reverend Bishop +PAUL (Rondomanski), Bishop of Norwich, Diocese of Norwich, CT (Link) / Reposed in the Lord – 24 August 2013

NOTICE:

With this public announcement, by and under the authority of the Eparch of the Old Dominion (Archbishop SERPHIM) The Eparchy of the Old Dominion immediately disassociates itself from the Brothers of Divine Mercy (BODM).
Moreover, as Chancellor of St. Elias Seminary the Eparch Archbishop Seraphim immediately breaks with, for all legal purposes, and completely removes the Brothers of Divine Mercy from St. Elias Seminary.
The Brothers of Divine Mercy, their individual members and collective entity,  are no longer given the authority to represent St. Elias, or act on any matter pertaining thereto, nor represent, nor bind St. Elias Seminary (or the Eparchy) in any representation verbal or written whatsoever. They are not authorized to transact any contracts, incur debts, or any legal, fiduciary transaction on behalf of St. Elias or the Eparchy. Any act to the contrary  constitutes fraud and malfeasance and unauthorized activity. The Brothers of Divine Mercy, their members and collective body, are completely and unequivocally and immediately separated from St. Elias and the Eparchy. Local, State and National authorities, as well as, Ecclesiastical authorities have been notified of same. For any further inquiry please write the Eparch/Chancellor at the Eparchal web/email address. .