His Beatitude, the Most Reverend
Metropolitan JOHN GREGORY
In June of 2014, His Beatitude Metropolitan JOHN GREGORY co-founded the Convergent Catholic Communion, a progressive network of ministers, ministries and churches and was elected to serve as their Presiding Minister in October 2016. In 2018, His Beatitude was elected the first Presiding Bishop of the Convergent Catholic Communion, and in 2021, by consent and vote of the people, he was elevated to Metropolitan and Primate.
His Beatitude, the Most Reverend Metropolitan JOHN GREGORY serves as Presiding Bishop of the Convergent Catholic Communion and Eparch of the Eastern Rite Connexion of Saint John Chrysostom. His Beatitude Metropolitan JOHN GREGORY also serves as the Ecclesiarch (Bishop Protector) for the Eastern Order of the Holy Protecting Veil.
As a dispersed Religious Community, we are blessed to commission and establish local diaspora houses and hermitages connected through our fraternal Vows to the Eastern Order of the Protecting Veil. Our diaspora currently includes:
Mother of God, Our Lady of Wildflowers Monastery - Mother House of the Eastern Order of the Protecting Veil, Phoenix, AZ
Katholikon of Saint Dymphna - Monastery Church of the Eastern Order of the Protecting Veil, Phoenix, AZ
Orthodox Hermitage of Saint Ioánna tis Loraínis, Pacific Northwest
Protecting Veil of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary Hermitage, Lowcounty, SC