FESTAL VISIT OF THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE TO THE ARMENIANS

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 The visit of our Patriarchate to the Armenian Patriarchate for their joint Feast of Christmas and Theophany, in return of their visit on our Christmas Feast, took place on Saturday morning, January 7/20, 2018. On this visit His Beatitude and His entourage of Hagiotaphite Fathers were received by the Armenian Patriarch Manukian ...

THE SYNAXIS OF THE VENERABLE AND GLORIOUS PROPHET, FORERUNNER AND BAPTIST JOHN

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 The Feast of the Synaxis of the Venerable Forerunner John was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the H. Monastery dedicated to him on the south-west side of the Church of the Resurrection, on Saturday, January 7/20, 2018. When we say synaxis (gathering) of the Venerable Forerunner John, we mean the gathering for us ...

THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 On Friday January 6/19, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of Epiphany, as the commemoration of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the river Jordan. At that time the humankind experienced the Trinitarian Theophany; the Son being baptized, the Father witnessing with a heavenly voice ...

Swimming for the Precious Cross in Ada Ciganlija

Church of Serbia - 22/1/18 With the blessing of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, His Grace Bishop Antonije of Moravica, vicar Bishop of the Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Great Martyr George in the Cukarica district of Belgrade. The Bishop was concelebrated by protoprosbyter-staurophors Caslav Marinkovic and BrankoMitrovic, protopresbyter Vitomir Kostic ...

THE FORE FEAST OF THEOPHANY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 The Forefeast of Theophany was celebrated by the Patriarchate according to the Typikon order of the Church and the Status Quo of the Patriarchate, on Thursday January 5/18, 2018. After the Service of Matins at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen on the morning of the aforementioned day, the Service ...

Synaxis of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John

Church of Serbia - 22/1/18 In the Orthodox Church it is customary, on the day following the Great Feasts of the Lord and the Mother of God, to remember those saints who participated directly in the sacred event. So, on the day following the Theophany of the Lord, the Church honors the one who participated directly ...

The Feast of the Theophany

Church of Serbia - 22/1/18 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today we celebrate a day that is called by many names: the Baptism of our Lord, Theophany, and it is also called Illumining. We commemorate our Lord's baptism today in the Jordan. Theophany is the appearance ...

556 baptized in Congo in two days

Orthochristian.com - 22/1/18  Another mass Baptism was celebrated recently in the Metropolis of Katanga (Congo), in the city of Kolwezi, uniting 556 people to the Body of Christ in the Holy Orthodox Church, reports Romfea. During a two-day official public holiday, all the catechumens of the city of Kolwezi, in the south of the country near the border of ...

Holy Qurobo of the Third Sunday after Epiphany

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 22/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo of the third Sunday after Epiphany, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, assisted His Holiness in the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness talked about discipleship and how a ...