Joint Letter of the Serbian Orthodox Bishops in the United States of America

Church of Serbia - 29/3/18 Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20520 March 27, 2018 Dear Deputy Secretary Sullivan: We, the bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the United States, are writing to express our grave concern over yesterday’s assault by the Kosovo Police on Marko Djuric, Director of the Serbian Government ...

Russian Center in Paris Holds Memorial Ceremony for Kemerovo Victims (VIDEO)

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Sputniknews - 29/3/18 US Envoy to Russia Went to Church in Moscow to Mourn Kemerovo Mall Fire Victims The Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center, located at Branly Embankment in Paris, held a Panikhida memorial service for the victims of the recent Kemerovo fire that took the lives of more than 64 people, including many children. The service took ...

Celebration of the Greek Independence Day in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 29/3/18 On the occasion of the National holiday of the Liberation Day from the Turkish captivity and memory of liberation uprisings from 1821, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch,officieted the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with Doxology at the Patriarchal church of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in Belgrade оn 25th March 2018. On this occasion His ...

Schedules for Holy Week and Easter – 2018 at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 29/3/18 Timetable of the Holy Week and Easter 2018, Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Saturday March 31 2.40 pm                Solemn Entry of His Beatitude into the Holy Sepulchre and Evening Vespers in        the Armenian Gallery Palm Sunday April 1 5.30 am                  Entry of the Patriarchal ...

Third Anniversary of the Repose of Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - 29/3/18 +Memory Eternal+ His Holiness the late Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East reposed and fell asleep in the Lord on 26 March 2015. As we commemorate the 3rd anniversary of this date, we give thanks for a lifetime of selfless service to ...

Assyrian Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday Worldwide

Assyrian Church of the East Thrissur, India

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - 29/3/18 The Sunday of the Hosannas (Palm Sunday) has been celebrated by parishes and faithful of the Assyrian Church of the East around the world. Here we publish a selection of photographs from the processions and services held from as far afield as Baghdad to Bangalore and from ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary to bestow three honorary doctorates at 2018 commencement

SVOTS - 29/3/18 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] At its commencementSaturday, May 19, 2018, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will confer honorary doctorates to three people for their contributions to the Orthodox Church: composer Mitered Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, Seminary Trustee Emeritus Protodeacon Peter Danilchick, and University of Kentucky Professor David Bradshaw, Ph.D. “Their contributions align so fittingly with important ...

DOXOLOGY FOR MARCH 25TH 1821 AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 29/3/18  At noon of the 5th Sunday of Lent, March 12/25, 2018, there was a Doxology at the Catholicon of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre as thanksgiving to God for our nation’s liberation from the Turkish occupation in 1821, and as an intercession for the repose of the souls of our Fathers ...

Pan-Orthodox Lenten Vespers at St. Demetrius

Church of Serbia - 29/3/18 With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej, St. Demetrius Serbian Orthodox Church in Fairlawn, Ohio, hosted Pan-Orthodox Lenten Vespers on the 4th Sunday of Great Lent.  Newly-installed priest Fr. Dragan Goronjic, Dean of the Cleveland Deanery, invited not only brethren from within the Cleveland Deanery to concelebrate, but also Orthodox clergy ...

Hierarchal Liturgy in Cathedral Church in Karlovac

Church of Serbia - 29/3/18 On the fifth Sunday of the Great Lent, on 25th March 2018, His Grace Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Holy father Nicholas of Myra in Karlovac. The Bishop was concelebrated by protonamesnik Predrag Susic, presbyter Darko Dugonjic and deacon Budimir Kokotovic. Diocese of ...

Patriarch Irinej serves in Bezanijska Kosa

Church of Serbia - 29/3/18 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts in the church of Saint Basil of Ostrog in Bezanijska Kosa on 23 March 2018. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the local priests. Source:

WASHINGTON, DC: BLESSED DAYS IN ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHEDRAL

Eastern American Diocese - ROCOR - 29/3/18 From March 12-14, three clerics of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC – rector Archpriest Victor Potapov, Priests John Johnson and Alexander Resnikoff, participated in the annual Lenten Pastoral Retreat of the Eastern American Diocese, held at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. At the conclusion ...