Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Met Ephrem (Kyriakos): Theosis

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Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – 4/4/18 The purpose of the Christian’s life on earth is theosis. Theosis is our participation in the very life of God. This is accomplished through the divine grace that is active within us after we are purified from passions and lusts: “those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its […]

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Holy Week: an Explanation

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Church of Serbia – 4/4/18 Great Lent and Holy Week are two separate fasts, and two separate celebrations. Great Lent ends on Friday of the fifth week (the day before Lazarus Saturday). Holy Week begins immediately thereafter. Let’s explore the meaning of each of the solemn days of Passion Week. Lazarus Saturday: Lazarus Saturday is […]

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Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

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Church of Serbia – 4/4/18 On 31 April 2018, on the occasion of the Lazarus Saturday, His Patron Saint-day , His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received , after the Holy Liturgy at the Cathedral church,high guests at the Patriarchate court in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac performed a solemn rite of blessing the slava cake. […]

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Lazarus Saturday at the Cathedral church in Belgrade

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Church of Serbia – 4/4/18 His Holiness Irinej Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade on Lazarus Saturday, 31 March 2018. In prayerful presence of His grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac, His Holiness was concelebrated by head of Novo Hopovo monastery Archimandrite Pavle Jovic, chief […]

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Assyrian Organization Opens Office in Brussels

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AINA – 4/4/18 Brussels (AINA) — The Assyrian Confederation of Europe (ACE) has announced the opening of its political office in Brussels, Belgium. The announcement comes just months after the official registration of ACE granted by Belgian authorities and two years after the formal establishment of the organisation during a ceremony in the European parliament. “We are […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Catholicos Aram I

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 4/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited his brother in Christ His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia for the Armenian Orthodox Church, in the Catholicosate headquarters in Antelias, Beirut. His Holiness was accompanied by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and […]

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