Monday, April 2, 2018

PASCHA MESSAGE OF H.H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS III

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 2/4/18 THEOPHILOS III By the Mercy of God Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine To members of the Church, grace and mercy and peace from the All-holy and Life-giving Tomb of the Resurrected Christ. Christ is risen from the dead Having destroyed the bonds of death Earth proclaim […]

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THE PALM TREE BRANCHES PROCESSION FROM BET-FAGHE – JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 2/4/18 On Lazarus Saturday afternoon (18.00), March 18/31, 2018, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos blessed the palm tree branches at the Holy Monastery of Bet-Faghe. Then the traditional – since the first Christian years – palm tree branches procession  began from this Monastery, led by the Most Reverend Archbishop […]

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THE CELEBRATION OF LAZARUS’ RESURRECTION AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 2/4/18 On Saturday March 18/31, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the rising from the dead of Holy and Righteous Lazarus by the Lord. Lazarus was the Lord’s friend according to the narrative of St. John the Evangelist (John 11:1-46), by which the Lord resurrected Lazarus, whom He loved dearly, and […]

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IMAGE OF ST. JOHN OF SAN FRANCISCO APPEARS ON GLASS OF ICON CASE IN UKRAINE

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Orthochristian.com – 2/4/18 His Eminence Metropolitan Luke of Zaporozhye has confirmed a miracle that occurred with an icon of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco in the Monastery of St. Sava the Sanctified in Melitopol, 415 miles southeast of Kiev. As first noticed by Hieromonk Antipy and confirmed by the bishop, the face of St. […]

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Palm Easter Celebrations at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

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Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 2/4/18 On Sunday, April 1 2018, we celebrated Palm Easter, remembering when our Lord entered Jerusalem. In the Gospel of Matthew we read that our Lord send two of His disciples to a village to acquire a donkey and its colt. So He entered the city of Jerusalem […]

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ORTHODOX PRIMATES OFFER CONDOLENCES FOR TRAGEDY IN KEMEROVO SHOPPING CENTER

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Orthochristian.com – 2/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has received condolences from several primates of fraternal Local Orthodox Churches for the tragic fire that occurred in a mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, leaving 64 dead, including 41 children, and another 44 injured, according to the official numbers. Several […]

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40th day of Forgiveness Sunday Dagestan martyrs marked in Kizlyar

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Orthochristian.com – 2/4/18 Yesterday marked 40 days since the tragedy that occurred on Forgiveness Sunday at the Cathedral of St. George in the city of Kizlyar in the Dagestan Republic. An armed criminal with ties to ISIS opened fire on parishioners leaving the church, just after the faithful had finished the Rite of Forgiveness, resulting in the deaths of […]

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Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday

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Church of Serbia – 2/4/18 The week following the Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt is called Palm or Branch Week. At the Tuesday services of this week the Church recalls that Jesus’ friend Lazarus has died and that the Lord is going to raise him from the dead (Jn 11). As the days continue […]

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Nahire Service at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 2/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the special service of the Nahire (Lights) on the eve of the Passion Week at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) church in Homs. All the lights of the church were turned off and the faithful, deacons and clergy held candles in a procession […]

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Easter Message of His Holiness Karekin II

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 2/4/18 THE MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II- SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE FEAST OF THE GLORIOUS RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST (Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, April 1, 2018). In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy […]

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Palm Sunday from the Lady of Girdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 2/4/18 On the occasion of Palm Sunday, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Metropolitan of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs. Priests, monks, deacons and the choir […]

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