THE FEAST OF ST MODESTOS PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 3/1/17 On Saturday 18th/31th December 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of Saint Modestos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in his historical monastery located on Abu-Tor hill, opposite Zion hill in the Southern New City of Jerusalem. Saint Modestos served as a Patriarch in the years following the Persian conquest of Jerusalem in 614 ...

The Wisdom of the Earth: Ecosophy and Holistic Agriculture – Fr. Dr. K. M. George

MOTV- 3/1/17 The Wisdom of the Earth: Ecosophy and Holistic Agriculture (Dr Fr K.M. George, Incumbent-Chairperson, Dr Paulos Mar Gregorios Chair, MG University). What is Ecosophy? Ecosophy is a rather new word. Literally, it means wisdom of the house (in Greek Oikos = house; Sophia = wisdom). The neologism is generally associated with Prof. Arne Naess (died in 2009 ...

A Visit of Love: 2016 Winter Mission Team to Znamianka Orphanage Returns from Ukraine

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - January 2017 Every year around the celebration of the feast of Holy Wonderworker Nicholas, the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA offer a special seasonal gift to those for whom the Lord Himself directed to care and pray. Fulfilling the mandate of Christ and with the blessing ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at the Lady of the Guirdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 3/1/2017 On his way back from Aleppo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the Church of the Lady of the Guirdle (Zunoro) in Homs. His Eminence Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, and the clergy of the Archdiocese received His Holiness. His Holiness prayed for peace in Syria ...

New Year Holy Qurobo – Mor Aphrem Cathedral – Sulaymaniyyah

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 3/1/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the New Year at Mor Aphrem Cathedral in Sulaymaniyyah in Aleppo. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian ...

HEALTH OF PATRIARCH ILIA IMPROVING AFTER GALL BLADDER INFECTION

Pravoslavie.ru - 3/1/17 Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of Tbilisi and All Georgia’s health is generally improving following a flu brought on by a gall bladder inflammation, reports Sedmitza. “I have no right to speak about the concrete clinical details, but I can confirm that the general condition of heath of the primate of the Georgian Orthodox Church Ilia ...

OLDEST RELATIVE OF LAST RUSSIAN EMPEROR PRINCE DIMITRI ROMANOV DIES IN DENMARK

TASS - 3/1/17 +Memory Eternal+ Prince Dimitri Romanov, the oldest relative of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II, has died in Denmark, his wife Princess Feodora said. The prince was 90. According to his wife, he was taken to hospital last week due to a dramatic decline in health. "Dimitri Romanovich died at the hospital on the evening of ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Prays for Peace in Syria

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 3/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II led a prayer for peace in Syria at Mor Aphrem Cathedral in Aleppo. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs, and Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis, Patriarchal Delegate for the ...

New Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar, His Grace Justin enthroned in Baia Mare

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 3/1/17 His Grace Justin Hodea became Tuesday, 27 December 2016, the new diocesan Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar. The enthronement ceremony was held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Baia Mare. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delegated His Grace Varlaam of Ploieşti, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, to this event. Hundreds of ...