Pan-Orthodox Conference – “Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church”

SVOTS - St. Phoebe Center - June 2017 October 6, 2017 - October 7, 2017 St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church 4949 Alton Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 This Pan-Orthodox Conference—dedicated to examining diaconal ministry in the Orthodox Church—will include among its presenters one trustee, two professors, and two alumni from St Vladimir’s Seminary. In four sessions, participants will hear a variety ...

The Value of “Spiritual Genius”

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SVOTS - May - June 2017 Krista Tippett, host of “On Being”—a Peabody Award-winning radio show that explores some of humanity’s oldest philosophical questions—recently presented a public lecture on our campus, titled, “Mystery and the Art of Living.” The lecture, funded by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, was arranged by Professor Peter C. Bouteneff, director ...

THE FEAST OF SAINTS CONSTANTINE AND HELEN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - June 2017 Glorious God-crowned and equal to the Apostles, the King and Queen Saints Constantine and Helen, at their Holy Church inside the Patriarchate, adjacent to the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection on the west side. Vespers This feast was celebrated with Great Vespers in the evening, led by His Beatitude our ...

Fourth Anniversary of the Enthronement of Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian

The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 6/6/17 June 4th 2017, was the fourth anniversary of the enthronement to the Holy See of St. James of His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem. We congratulate His Beatitude cordially. Շնորհաւոր Սրբազան Պատրիարք Հայր May our Lord continue to strengthen His Beatitude in his work. Source:  

“The Catholicosate of Cilicia accompanies the movement in Artzakh demanding its right to the land, which is inspired by the spirit of the battle of Sardarabad,” stated His Holiness Aram I

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - June 2017 28 May 2017. Sunday, on the eve of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the independence of the Republic of Armenia, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy at the St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral. During the Liturgy, prayers of ‘thanksgiving’ were offered for the Republic of Armenia and a Memorial ...

THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES AND CHILDREN RECEIVE AID FROM RUSSIAN AND ROMANIAN CHURCHES IN PAST YEAR

Grand opening of the humanitarian aid center in Saransk, headed by Metropolitan Zenovy of Saransk and Mordovia. Photo: diaconia.ru

Pravoslavie.ru - 6/6/17 In celebration of today’s holiday of the Day of Protection of Children, the Russian and Romanian Orthodox Churches have reported on help rendered by their humanitarian centers over the past year. The Russian Orthodox Church has opened 55 new humanitarian aid centers since June 1, 2016, reports the Department for Charity and Social Services. ...