Faith, Hope and Love

hope - Ascetic Experience, Vatopaidi (Vatopedi), Mount Athos, Holy Mountain

The Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 14/1/17 And now, finally, after all that we have said, there remain these three that bind and secure the union of all, faith, hope, love; and the greatest of these is love, for God Himself is so called. And (as far as I can ...

THE FEAST OF ST MELANI AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem- January 2017 On 31st December 2016/ 13th January 2017, the memory of St. Melani the Roman was celebrated by the Patriarchate, at the homonymous chapel, which is located underground in the Holy Monastery of Megali Panagia, neighbouring on the south the Central Monastery of the Hagiotaphite Fathers. According to the Synaxarion, St. ...

VISIT OF THE MAYOR OF JERUSALEM AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 16/1/17 On Wednesday morning, 29th December 2016/11th January 2017, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Nir Barkat with a team of approximately twenty of his associates visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of the Feast of Christmas and the New Year. The Mayor and his entourage were received by H.H.B our Father ...

‘Don’t open doors to evil’: Top Saudi cleric calls concerts & cinemas a ‘depravity’

RT.Com - 16/1/17 Cinemas and singing concerts are merely a depravity, Saudi Arabia’s top religious cleric said, adding that cinemas are dangerous as they may show films which are “immoral,” “atheist” and can change the country’s culture. “We know that singing concerts and cinemas are a depravity,” Grand Mufti Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh said in an ...

Opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Christians

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 16//1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the opening of the Week of Prayer for the Unity of Christians in Lebanon, held at the Church of the Synod of the National Evangelical Churches in Syria and Lebanon, in Rabieh, Lebanon. His Excellency Rev. Salim Sahyouni was also present as well ...

One Year Memorial for Late Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 16/1/17 On the occasion of the Feast of the Holy Virgin Mary of the Sowing and the one year memorial of the former Archbishop of Beirut Late Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum of blessed memory, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Achrafieh, Beirut ...