Syriac Orthodox Priest Sohri Kasel Visits Parumala Seminary

MOTV - Syriac- Indian Malankara Orthodox Churches - 15/3/18 Parumala-Kerala-India - Fr Sohri Kasel and delegation of the St. Mary's Sunoro Syriac Orthodox Church (in Syria) paid a visit to the Tomb of St. Gregorious of Parumala - the first Canonized Indian Saint. The delegation was warmly received by Fr M.C. Kuriakose - Manager of the Parumala ...

African students host meal to support mission trip to Uganda

SVOTS - 15/3/18  The seminary community experienced a taste of Africa this month—literally! Three seminarians at St. Vladimir’s Seminary—two from Nigeria and one from Uganda—cooked up an African meal March 7 to help raise funds for an upcoming mission trip to Uganda. Nine students from St Vladimir's will be participating in a mission trip to that country May 21 ...

SVOTS hosts open house – Hierarch visits from Lebanon

(Photo: Rev. Dn. Nektarios Ibrahim, Greek Orthodox Archdioceses of Zahle)

SVOTS - 15/3/18 St. Vladimir’s Seminary welcomed several guests to campus Thursday, March 8, including a hierarch from Lebanon and nine prospective students. The visiting hierarch and the prospective students each came for a glimpse into seminary life at St. Vladimir’s. HIERARCHS’ VISIT His Eminence Metropolitan Antonios (Al-Soury) of Zahle, Baalbek and Dependencies in Lebanon (Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch ...

HOLY FRIDAY BECOMES NATIONAL HOLIDAY IN ROMANIA

Silhouettes of crosses in a Romanian cemeteryTransylvania

Orthochristian.com - 15/3/18 Holy Friday has become an official public non-working holiday in Romania, the Romanian Orthodox Church’s Basilica News Agency reports. With Romanian President Klaus Iohannis’ signature on the completion of Paragraph 1 of Article 139 of the Labor Code, Romania joined 16 other EU countries on Monday where Holy Friday is already a public holiday. The bill was initiated ...