The Association is founded on the initiative of the Non-Profit Civil Company ‘Saint Maxim the Greek Institute for the Research, Preservation and Promotion of Spiritual and Cultural Traditions’ (www.stmaximthegreek.org), following the two International Conferences on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care which were held in Athens on 7-8-9 May 2015 (www.dmopc15.com) and in Kolymbari, Hania, on 18-19-20 June 2018 (www.dmopc18.com). Both conferences where organised under the High Auspicies of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
DMOPC15 and DMOPC18
What We Do
Link publishers who are active world-wide in the production of Christian Orthodox content on the Internet (active web pages, tablet or smartphone apps, video documentaries, films etc) as owners or administrators.
Link specialist scientists, academics and everyday labourers of the divine word in a distinctive presence in the digital realm
How We Help?
Coordinating the efforts of Orthodox digital media towards a more effective articulation of the Gospel word for the glory of God among users of this media, as well as making a common, coordinated effort to spread the values of the Orthodox Christian tradition towards all people of good will
Why Choose Us
Join us to promote the work of the Christian Orthodox in the field of pastoral care in the digital media, to highlight the force of the Christian Orthodox presence and to develop Christian Orthodox discourse in cyber-space
1st International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care – DMOPC15 www.dmopc15.com organised in Athens Greece, by Pemptousia www.pemptousia.gr in cooperation with the Web portals ‘Orthodox Christian Network’ www.myocn.net, an Agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America, and ‘Bogoslov’ www.bogoslov.ru, of the Department of Religious Education of the Patriarchate of Moscow.
The conference was organised under the High Auspices of His All-Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew.
First talks about the need of the establishment of an International Association on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care
Jan - Jun 2018
Formal legal preparation period. Memorandum, Board, Consulting Committee, Founding members
2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care
“The Living Water” DMOPC 18, Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolymbari
18-21 June 2018, Conference Theme: The Digital World as a Sphere for the Reiteration of Pentecost and the “living word” of Saint Paul the Apostle
The conference was organised by Pemptousia www.pemptousia.gr with the generous cooperation of international web sites such as Οrthodox Christian Network – OCN www.myocn.net and Ancient Faith Radio www.ancientfaithradio.com from US, Zvornik Tuzla www.eparhijazt.com from Bosnia, Mitropolija Zagrebacka www.mitropolija-zagrebacka.org from Croatia, Orthodoxie www.orthodoxie.com from France, Basilica www.basilica.ro and Doxologia www.doxologia.ro from Romania, Bogoslov www.bogoslov.ru and Pravmir www.pravmir.ru from Russia, Orthodox heritage of Ukraine on Mount Athos athos-ukraine.com from Ukraine.
The conference was organised under the High Auspices of His All-Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew
Formal Announcement of the International Association of Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care