Avlona Synod USA

A Mission of the Holy Metropolitan Synod of Genuine Orthodox Christians (ΓOX) of the Patristic Calendar

The Avlona Synod’s North American Mission exists to serve the Genuine Orthodox faithful in North America. We serve both English and Spanish speaking communities in the eastern rite, a form of worship that dates back to the 4th Century. We invite you to explore the True Orthodox Faith and contact us if we can assist you in any manner.

  • Media


    Enjoy reflections, sermons, reading in audio or video form.

  • Communities


    Our parishes and missions in formation.

  • Clergy


    Meet the clergy serving the North American mission flock.


At the November 2021 meeting of the Holy Synod, at the proposal of Met. Cherubim, the Diocese of Illyricum was established as an Archdiocese, and Bp. Irineos of Illyricum was elevated to the position of Archbishop and entrusted with the …


On July 31, 2021 (OS) Bp. Irineos placed the St. Simons Island Orthodox Mission on inactive status. No services attributed to that group or Rdr. Simon are authorized by the Avlona Synod USA or Met. Cherubim. Met. Cherubim specifically asks …


Copyright © 2014-2018 Avlona Synod USA. All Rights Reserved