OCP Delegate Dr. John G. Panagiotou to Appear on The Logan Power Show

OCP News Service - 26/09/2020 USA - Dr John G. Panagiotou the author of 'The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse' will be featured on the Logan Power show on Christian television this Saturday at 7:30 pm EST." https://www.ctnonline.com/watch_wlcn.html His book has been received by Orthodox and non-Orthodox Christians alike as a new standard on ...

Patriarch Daniel’s 13th Enthronement Anniversary: Communique

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 26/9/2020 On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Romanian Orthodox Church marks the His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel’s 13th enthronement anniversary. On this occasion, at 9.00 a.m., the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral. At 11.00 a.m. a Te Deum service will be officiated as wholehearted thanksgiving to God for the ...

The Romanian Cultural Institute: Online Romanian Language Classes for Foreigners

Basilica News Agency - Gheorghe Anghel -  26/9/2020 The third online series of the Romanian Language Classes for Foreigners will be organized, via Zoom or Google Meet, between October –  December, the Romanian Cultural Institute announces. With more than 12 years’ experience in teaching Romanian as a foreign language, the Romanian Cultural Institute has recently adapted its ...

Patriarch Daniel’s Message For Academic Year 2020/21: “Students Need More Support from Family, School and Church”

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 26/9/2020 In a message for the start of the new academic year 2020/2021, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel highlighted that given the health crisis caused by the new coronavirus, “young students need more support from the Family, School and Church to form themselves intellectually and professionally, but also spiritually and culturally.” The ...

Consecrated Church At Dugo Polje

Church of Serbia - 24/9/2020 On Sunday, September 20, 2020, His Grace Ilarion, Bishop of Timok, together with archimandrite Kozma (Radovic), archpriest Aleksa Simeunovic, archpriest Dejan Milivojevic and Priest Nemanja Tobic, consecrated the Church of the Ascension of the Lord at Dugo Polje. In addition to many faithful people, the consecration of the church was attended by ...

Dedication Day of the Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Zemun

Church of Serbia - 24/9/2020 On September 21, 2020, on the feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presided over the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Church of the Mother of God in Zemun, which celebrated its Patron Saint-day and the 240th anniversary of the consecration. Archimandrite Methodius, ...

Convocation of the Circle of Serbian Sisters of the Republika Srpska

Church of Serbia - 24/9/2020 With the Archhierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Paraskeve in Ugljevik, officiated by His Grace Fotije, Bishop of Zvornik-Tuzla, the 11th Convocation of the Circle of Serbian Sisters of the Republic Srpska began under the sponsorship of the President of the Republika Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic. “Active members of the Circle of ...

IOCC Resource for Your Family

IOCC - 24/9/2020 And the King will answer … “Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.” —Mt 25:40 What’s a Humanitarian? The word humanitarian comes from the root human—because a humanitarian is someone who helps other human beings. Philanthropist is similar, from the ...

Virtual Bike Ride for International Orthodox Christian Charities – IOCC

IOCC - 24/9/2020 Baltimore, Md. (September 22, 2020) – Following the success of its Virtual 5K in June, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is holding a Virtual Bike Ride on Saturday, September 26, 2020. With the big day fast approaching, supporters are gearing up to bike the course of their choice—physically separated but joined in a common ...

The Feast of the Transfer of the Relics of St Alexander Nevsky at the Church of the Orthodox Palestinian Society at The Excavations

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 21/9/2020 On Saturday, August 30/September 12, 2020, a solemn service was served in the Church of St Alexander Nevsky at the “Russian Excavations” in the Old City of Jerusalem to mark the feast day of the transfer of the ...

Cleaning of the Tomb of the Holy Theotokos in Gethsemane

The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 21/9/2020 Jerusalem: On Thursday, September 10, the Church of the Tomb of Virgin Mary in Gethsemane, was cleaned by the volunteers of the Armenian Orthodox Church. It is the Jerusalem Armenian Tradition that faithful believers volunteer and help cleaning the Church, together with Seminarians. The Divine Liturgy on Sunday is traditionally ...

Patriarch Daniel During Church Consecration at Izbuc Monastery: Today We have Opened A New Gate to Heaven

Basilica News Agency -  Aurelian Iftimiu - 21/9/2020 The Patriarch of Romania consecrated the new church of Izbuc Monastery in Bihor County on Saturday, September 20. At the end of the service, he explained the significance of the hymns chanted and compared any church dedicated to the Holy Trinity with a gate to heaven. We are ...

Texas Church Mourns as Historic Statue of Jesus Destroyed in Shock Vandalism – Photos

St Joseph Church, Matlock 🇬🇧 are praying for the community of St. Patrick Cathedral in the Diocese of El Paso. The Cathedral was vandalized on 15th Sept at around 10:00am. A 90-year-old statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which was located behind the main altar was pulled down. pic.twitter.com/FNol61HSmN — Fr. Robbie O’Callaghan (@FrRobbieOCall) September 16, ...

Jonathan Jackson Supports Fundraising for the only Romanian Orthodox Monastery in Ireland

Basilica NewsAgency - Ștefana Totorcea - 20/09/2020 Emmy Award-winning actor and musician Jonathan Jackson, an Orthodox convert, has recently moved to Ireland with the main purpose of supporting fundraising for the “Life-Giving Spring and St Chiarain” Monastery in Shannonbridge. The nuns need to pay the last instalment for the property until December 2020. “It was actually the central ...

Patriarch Daniel: Kindergarten And Family Form The Child Together When His Being Is Very Flexible

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 20/09/2020 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel inaugurated the Kindergarten of the Romanian Patriarchate in Bucharest during a blessing service on Tuesday. In his speech, the Romanian Patriarch stressed that the kindergarten, together with the family, plays an essential role in the development of children, in a time that is popularly called ...

Republika Srpska Will Help Rebuild the Orthodox Cathedral In Zagreb With One hundred Thousand Euros

Church of Serbia - 20/09/2020 Republika Srpska will help rebuild the Cathedral Church in Zagreb with one hundred thousand euros At the beginning of his visit to Zagreb, Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Milorad Dodik, paid a friendly visit to the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana on September 16, 2020. The high dignitary was ...

VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE RUINS OF THE H. CHURCH OF ST. STEPHEN IN RAMALLAH

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 20/9/2020 On Tuesday morning, September 2/15, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos visited the Holy Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Ramallah, accompanied by His Eminence Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and Archdeacon Mark, and were welcomed by the Hegoumen Archimandrite Galaktion and the Caretakers of the Community. His Beatitude ...

SVOTS Alumnus, Daughter Create Ministry to Deaf Orthodox Christians

SVOTS - 19/9/2020 Recognizing a great need in the Orthodox churches in North America, St. Vladimir’s Seminary Alumnus Fr. Jason Foster and his daughter Savannah recently formed the Orthodox Christian Deaf Association (OCDA). Father Jason serves the community of Holy Nativity of the Lord (OCA) in Shreveport, LA.  I’m 19 now, but my interest in learning ASL actually began when I ...

Donn George Represents the OCP Society at the 27th General Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy

OCP News Service - 17/9/2020 Greece: The 27th General Assembly of InterParliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy was held through a virtual platform on 17th September 2020. The meeting was initiated with the welcome address from the president of IAO Mr Sergei Gavrilov, which was followed by greeting messages from the Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian ...