Executive Committee of the Assembly of Bishops Recommits to Orthodox Unity in the USA

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Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America - 22/9/19 NEW YORK – The Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America met today, under the chairmanship of Archbishop Elpidophoros, to discuss the state of Orthodox Christian unity in the USA. Recognizing the challenges in global Orthodoxy, ...

‘Muddy Boots, Bread and Butter’ – The Heart Breaking Story All of Serbia is Talking About

28Jun NGO - 22/9/19 Dear Friends, At least 50 of you have sent us the story of 6-year old Nadja Mladenovic from the Village of Vinik near Nis. Like other children, at her age she began school two weeks ago, but her teacher noticed that Nadja showed up to class every day in the same muddy boots. ...

FAITH SCENE: Regarding wealth, ‘Now what? or What now?’

Journal Scene - John G. Panagiotou- 22/9/19 This article was first published in Journal Scene  Harvard University has one of the largest endowments of any institution of higher learning in the world. An interesting apocryphal story that is told about its history of endowment is that one of its highly successful endowment investment advisers had a basic two-rule ...

THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/9/19 On Saturday, September 8/21, 2019, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Nativity of Theotokos at the monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. On this feast the Church commemorates the fast that Mary was given by God to her parents Joachim and Anna, who were childless but pious, and kept entreating ...

HIS EMINENCE MAKARIOS THE NEW ARCHBISHOP OF AUSTRALIA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/9/19 On Monday morning, September 3/16, 2019, His Eminence the new Archbishop Makarios of Australia visited the Patriarchate, escorted by his associate Bishop Seraphim of Apollonia and a group of fifty pilgrims from various Australian cities; Professor Giangos of the University of Thessalonica was also present. The recently elected and established Archbishop Makarios ...

Upcoming Event: The 8th Annual Youth Conference: Women in Oriental Orthodoxy

SCOOCH - 22/9/19 The Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Youth Association Presents: The 8th Annual Youth Conference.  Theme: “Women in Oriental Orthodoxy” Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Registration opens 9:00 AM St. Mary Coptic School 80 David Street South River, New Jersey 08882 Lunch Included: $20 online / $25 at the door Visit for Registration: Source:  

Celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the Serbian Church Held in Victoria

Church of Serbia - 22/9/19 With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Siluan, and under auspices of the Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand, one more successful celebration of significant jubilees of the Serbian Church took place last weekend. After the celebration in Sidney, the deanery of Melbourne held a solemn academy in the church hall of the church ...

850th Anniversary of Nemanja’s Endowments

Church of Serbia - 22/9/18 The central celebration of the jubilee of 850 years of Nemanja’s endowments (foundations) was held in the monastery of Saint Nicholas in Kursumlija on 14th and 15th September 2019, under auspices of the Orthodox Diocese of Nis and the Municipality of Kursumlija. In the courtyard of the monastery of Saint Nicholas in ...

‘God Helps Us To Transform The Cross Of Suffering Into Victory’- Patriarch Daniel

Basilica News Agency - 18/9/19 ‘If we think of God when we are in trouble, suffering, illness and ask for His help, then He helps us to transform the cross of suffering into victory through hope,’ underscored the Patriarch of Romania on Sunday. Bearing one’s cross The Patriarch explained in the sermon delivered at the Church of the ...

How Visiting The Sick Changes You – SVOTS

SVOTS - 18/9/19 Yes, I want to support St. Vladimir's Seminary! Our Lord has commanded us to visit the sick (Mt. 25:36) and those who suffer (Jas. 1:27). But what happens, exactly, when we do? Our beloved, newly-departed Fr. Steven Belonick (+Aug 7, 2019) once reflected on his visits with countless people with illnesses of all kinds—some curable, others life-threatening—as ...

Hierarchal Liturgy At The Birthplace of Patriarch Pavle

Church of Serbia - 18/9/19 The Feast day of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, the day when Serbian Patriarch Pavle was born in 1914, was prayerfully celebrated in the church of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Kucanci on 11 September 2019. Their Graces Bishops Metodije of Deoclea and Jovan of Slavonia celebrated the Holy ...

The Dean Of The Central Deanery Of The Diocese Of Australia And New Zealand Performs A Moleben For The Shipment Of Humanitarian Aid To Russia

Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 18/9/19 The Dean of the Central Deanery of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand performs a moleben for the shipment of humanitarian aid to Russia On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Protopriest Nikita Chemodakov, Dean of the Central Deanery of the ...

Huge Protest Held Against the Persecution of the Orthodox Church in Ethiopia (Photos and Video)

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service - 16/9/19 Special Courtesy - Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator - OCP Amharic Service) #Protests held despite Government call for negotiations #Muslims join Orthodox Christians in the demonstrations Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: On Sunday 15/9/2019) in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and other towns across Ethiopia, thousands ...

Holy Synod Questions the ‘Purposeful Discrimination’ of Orthodox Faithful and Planned Attacks on Churches

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – 14/9/19 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: The emergency plenary session of the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church took place between September 5 and September 6th to discuss serious recent developments. On the first day, the Synod discussed several serious issues faced by the Ethiopian Church (in recent ...

Burning Churches, Political Turmoil and Ethnic Conflicts – A New Year with New Challenges for the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

The Holy Trinity Cathedral. Photo- Wiki

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator - OCP Amharic Service) - 14/9/19 Special Courtesy - Deacon Solomon Kibriye – (Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs) Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is celebrating the new Ethiopian year. The current year was filled with challenges and temptations as a result of various problems, especially ethnic extremism. Every general assembly and ...

California Recognizes Two Assyrian Genocides

AINA - 13/9/19 Sacramento, California (AINA) -- The State of California recognized the Assyrian Genocide of 1915 in the Ottoman Empire and the Simmele massacre of 1933 in Iraq in a binding resolution passed on September 9, 2019. The resolution was backed by both Democratic and Republican assembly members and it passed unanimously. The resolution states: Resolved by ...

The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad Remember The Victims Of 9/11

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 13/9/19 - pravmir.ru On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) commemorated the victims of the 11 September ,2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, according to the sacristan of the Synod Cathedral of the ...

THE COMMEMORATION OF THE BEHEADING OF ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 13/9/19 The commemoration of the beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John was celebrated by the Patriarchate on Wednesday August 29/ September 11, 2019. The Feast took place at the Holy Monastery of St. John the Baptist on the West Bank by the baptism site of the river ...

Q&A Session with His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II– SYGG Syria 2019

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/9/19 On September 11th, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a Q&A session at the Fourth Suryoyo Youth General Gathering in Syria (SYGG-Syria 2019), at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya – Syria. Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Religious Education, Mor Maurice ...

A Parliamentarian Delegation from India Visits Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/9/19 On September 10th, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received their Excellencies: Member of Parliament of India P Binoy Viswam, Ex Member of the Legislative Assembly in Kerala Mr. P. Raju, and Secretary of the AITUC (Kerala) Ms. Kavitha Rajan, at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya – Syria. Their ...