Sunday, September 24, 2017

‘Judgment’ – An Independent Family Short Film (English Subtitles)

September 24, 2017 Featured
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Vaidehi Productions – 24/9/17 Visit FB Page ‘Judgment’ is an independent family thriller short film directed by Vimal Vallathol. The story is based on declining moral values in modern day families. Source:

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Meyendorff Lecture: Glimpse into Byzantine Monasticism

September 24, 2017 Featured
Dr. Alice-Mary Talbot (photo: Dn. Ryan Tellalian)

SVOTS – September 2017 When Dr. Alice-Mary Talbot presented the fourth annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture on our campus recently, she opened a window into Byzantine monasticism that revealed a culture as rich and diverse as the personalities of the monks and nuns who embraced it. Her presentation, titled, Varieties of Monastic Experience in Byzantium, 800–1453, highlighted the […]

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The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” is Brought to the Kursk Metropoliate of the Russian Orthodox Church

September 24, 2017 Featured
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Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 24/9/17 On September 22, 2017, the miracle-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” was brought to the Kursk-Root Hermitage of the Nativity of the Mother of God, where it was first discovered in 1295. This […]

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ICON OF MOTHER OF GOD BEGINS STREAMING MYRRH IN NY ON EVE OF FEAST OF CROSS

September 24, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 24/9/17 An icon of the Mother of God began streaming myrrh on the eve of the feast of the Universal Exaltation of The Precious and Life-Giving Cross of Our Lord (September 13 on the new calendar) at St. George Orthodox Church (OCA) in Buffalo, NY, according to the parish’s Facebook page. The message, posted yesterday […]

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PATRIARCH ILIA CELEBRATES 50TH MASS BAPTISM

September 24, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 24/9/17 On September 21, the feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, His Holiness Patriarch-Catholics Ilia II of Georgia celebrated his 50th mass Baptism, reports the site of the Georgian Orthodox Church. His Holiness again became Godfather to more than 600 newly-baptized children during the service held at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi. […]

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MINOR PLANET NAMED AFTER RUSSIAN ARCHPRIEST

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Orthochristian.com – Bolkhov, Orel Province, Russia – September 2017 A minor planet, registered as No. 24604 (1973 SPF) in the international catalogue of minor planets, has been named “Vasilermakov” in honor of Archpriest Vasily Timofeevich Emerkov of the town of Bolkhov in the Oryol Province, 200 miles southwest of Moscow. As the site of the Orel Diocesereported yesterday, […]

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PROPOSAL TO REBUILD IPATIEV HOUSE WHERE ROYAL FAMILY WAS MARTYRED COMES ON EVE OF 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS DESTRUCTION

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Orthochristian.com -Ekaterinburg, Russia – 22/9/17 Today marks the 40th anniversary of the razing of the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, where Tsar Nicholas II and his family were martyred on July 17, 1918. Royal Russia reports that the anniversary was marked by the September 19 opening of the “Ipatiev House: From Destruction to Repentance” exhibition at the Tsar Spiritual […]

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