Archbishop Aftimios Ofiesh of
The Chapel of Saint Aftimios of
Saint Aftimios of America, Confessor.
"There are two churches, one that is man-made
with man-made laws.
It is corrupt, false and misleading.
denies the will of the Living God, that reveals itself to the heart
It makes slaves and bond-servants of those who choose to
There is another church, the only one for me, for it is
the Church of Jesus Christ,
imbued with His Spirit, attentive to
the Word and Will of God.
That is the Church I recognize."
~ Saint Aftimios, in a letter to the
Editor of the Syrian World, June 12, 1933.
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