The Maternal Home of the Diaconia Mission Celebrates Nine Years of Existence : It Hosted 130 Mothers and Their Children

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea -14/9/2020 The Maternal Home “In Mother’s Arms” established by Diaconia, the Social Mission of the Metropolis of Bessarabia, celebrates nine years of existence. In this period, it was HOME for 130 mothers and their children, until they could be socially reintegrated. This centre helps mothers in pregnancy crisis and mothers of infant ...

COMMEMORATION OF THE BEHEADING OF THE HOLY FORERUNNER AND BAPTIST JOHN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 14/9/2020 On Friday, August 29/ September 11, 2020, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the Beheading of St. John the Forerunner and Baptist. On this day the Church, and especially the Church of Jerusalem where the Holy Forerunner lived, commemorates the Gospel narrative according to Saint Matthew 14: 1, 12,  Mark 6: 16-17, ...

The First Church Dedicated to the Martyrs of Jasenovac Consecrated

Church of Serbia - 14/9/2020 On Sunday, August 31/13 September 2020, when the Orthodox Church celebrates the Synaxis of Serbian Saints and the Memorial of the Martyrs of Jasenovac, in the Monastery of the Birth of St. John the Baptist, in Jasenovac, in the Diocese of Slavonia, the Serbian church dedicated to the Holy New Martyrs ...

Symposium in Zagreb: New Martyrs – Polyperspective VI

Church of Serbia - 14/9/2020 As a part of the Day of the Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac, which is being organized for the seventh time in a series by the Diocese of Slavonia, this year in Zagreb, with the blessing of  Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, a scientific gathering was held dedicated to the martyrs who ...

The Vigil Service in Honour of the Jasenovac Holy Martyrs

Church of Serbia - 14/9/2020 His Grace Andrej, Bishop of Austria-Switzerland, presided over the Vigil Service on the eve of the feast of the Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac in the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Pakrac on September 12, 2020. In the prayerful presence of the faithful of the Pakrac parish, clergy and monks, as ...

The Beheading of the Holy Prophet and Forerunner John the Baptist

Church of Serbia - 14/9/2020 In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit Why does the Church give such veneration to St. John the Baptist, even fixing a strict fast day in his honour? Here are ten reasons: 1. Our Lord Himself said that St. John was the greatest prophet “among ...