His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph Speaks at 2014 San Francisco Parish Life Conference

admin | 09 July 2014
His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, newly-elected Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America, delivered the following address at the 2014 San Francisco Parish Life Conference of the Diocese of Los Angeles and the Diocese of Eagle River, shortly after his return from the Antiochian Unity Conference and Holy Synod meeting held in Balamand, Lebanon.

Ancient Faith Radio has made available a recording of Metropolitan Joseph’s words, available at the link here. (Full recording is 18 minutes in length.)

Metropolitan Joseph says in part:

“Before anything, we have to think of the Holy Spirit who is leading the Church. … Thank you for your love, thank you for your patience, thank you for your endurance, thank you for your prayers and your tears as well. There is no reason to have any fear. … The Holy Spirit is leading this Archdiocese, is leading this Church. … All of us, clergy and laity, laity and clergy … the Archdiocese is all of us. We have to believe in this. And we have to have faith.”

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