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The '''[[Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America]]''', founded in 2010, consists of all the active Orthodox bishops of North and Central America, representing multiple jurisdictions.  It is the successor to SCOBA, and it is not, properly speaking, a synod. The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America is one of several such bodies around the world which operate in the so-called "diaspora."
[[Image:Lindisfarne_Cemetery.jpg|100px|left]]'''[[Lindisfarne]]''', also called '''Holy Island''' (variant spelling, ''Lindesfarne''), is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England, which is connected to the mainland of Northumberland by a causeway, and is cut off twice a day by tides. In the 2001 census it had a usual population of 162.
 
 
 
The [[monastery]] of '''Lindisfarne''' was founded by St. [[Aidan of Lindisfarne]], who had been sent from [[Iona]], off the west coast of Scotland to Northumbria at the request of King St. [[Oswald of Northumbria]] around 635 A.D.  It became the base for Christian evangelism in the North of England, and also sent a successful mission to Mercia.  Monks from the community of [[Iona]] settled on the island.
 
 
 
Recently Lindisfarne has become the centre for the revival of so-called "Celtic Christianity" in the North of England; the minister of the church there is a well-known author of Celtic Christian books and prayers.  Following from this Lindisfarne has become a popular retreat center, as well as holiday destination.
 
  
  
'''''Recently featured:''''' [[Edward the Martyr]], [[Victor Pokrovsky]], [[Akathist]], [[Apostles]], [[Irene Chrysovalantou]], [[Paschal greeting]], [[Holy Week]].  ''Newly [[:Category:Featured Articles|featured articles]] are presented every '''Friday'''.''
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The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America, founded in 2010, consists of all the active Orthodox bishops of North and Central America, representing multiple jurisdictions. It is the successor to SCOBA, and it is not, properly speaking, a synod. The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America is one of several such bodies around the world which operate in the so-called "diaspora."


Recently featured: Raphael Morgan, Holy Week, Georges Florovsky, Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria, Paschal Homily, Pachomius the Great. View all featured articles.