PATRIARCHS OF BULGARIA AND RUSSIA CONCELEBRATE IN HONOR OF 140TH ANNIVERSARY OF BULGARIAN LIBERATION

Orthochristian.com - 6/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Bulgaria on Friday on an official visit for the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the country’s liberation from the Ottoman Yoke which came as a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878. During his time in Bulgaria, the patriarch concelebrated with His Holiness Patriarch Neofit ...

Photos from Orthodox Christian Lenten, Holy Week & Paschal Celebrations Worldwide – 2017

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NEW MONUMENT TO TSESAREVICH ALEXEI UNVEILED IN CRIMEA

Royal Russia - October 2016 On 29th September, a new monument to Tsesarevich Alexei Nikolaevich was unveiled in the courtyard of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in the Crimean city of Yalta. The site was chosen in memory of the historic visit for the consecration of the cathedral by Emperor Nicholas II and his family in 1902. The monument ...

Jackson – NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Vladimir Memorial Church

Eastern American Diocese (ROCOR) - August 2015 On Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of July, the feast day of the Holy Equal-of-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan led the divine services – the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy – for the patronal feast day of St. Vladimir Memorial Church ...

Bulgaria marks 90th years since Alexander Nevsky Cathedral inauguration

November 2014 Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Orthodox Church commemorated Saint Alexander Nevsky on Sunday, as well as the 90th anniversary since the inauguration and sanctification of the Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is a symbol of the Bulgarian capital city Sofia and of Bulgaria, on Sunday, November 23. There was a solemn service at the Cathedral, scheduled ...

Bulgarian Patriarch: Kids Need to Know More about Orthodox Christianity

19/5/13 Bulgarian kids should have the opportunity to learn about their Orthodox Christian heritage, stated Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit. Sunday Neofit extended an address to the clergy and people of the Church on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the restoration of the Bulgarain patriarchy. The message, read out by bishop Naum, Chief Secretary of the Holy Synod, made a strong case ...

Estonian Orthodox Church Marks Christmas as Holiday Celebrations Wind Down

7/1/13 Tallinn's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral held its first-ever nighttime service on Christmas Eve, celebrated on January 6 in accordance with the Julian Calendar. Meanwhile, Tallinners honoring the Western calendar marked the end of winter celebrations with the revival of a medieval ritual - the burning of the Black Heads Guild's Christmas tree. In previous years, Russian tourists have ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Cathedral, Patriarch

  29/10/2012 Bulgarian Orthodox Christians assembled Sunday morning at the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia for a special Great Liturgy commemorating the centennary of the cathedral's construction. This marks the beginning of a three-day long feast by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, celebrating not only the centennary, but also the 130th anniversary of St. Alexander Nevsky's first foundational ...

Bulgarian Patriarch Calls for Universal Understanding on Christmas

26/12/2011 Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Maxim held Sunday the solemn Christmas mass at the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia. "On this great day, it is our deep hope that peace will reign, and mutual understanding will come among all people on earth," said the Bulgarian Patriarch. As traditional, he congratulated and blessed the Bulgarian people on the ...

Top Bulgarian Landmark Honors Patron Saint

23/11/2011 The world-famous St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is the landmark not only of Sofia but of all of Bulgaria, is marking Wednesday the day of its patron – the Pious Prince St. Alexander Nevsky. The temple is the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedral on the Balkan peninsula. It holds, according to estimates, anywhere between 5 000 and ...

Bulgaria’s Top Landmark ‘St. Alexander Nevsky’ Falling Apart, Without Owner

18/11/2011 The world-famous St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is the landmark not only of Sofia but of all of Bulgaria, has got no owner to take care of it. The largest Bulgarian Orthodox and one of the largest Eastern Orthodox Cathedrals in the world is without a title deed, and at the same time is in a ...

Relics of Maximus Confessor to Travel to Bulgaria

2/7/2011 The relics of the great Christian Orthodox theologian St. Maximus the Confessor will travel from Mount Athos and be laid out for veneration in the patriarchal St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia Sunday. The relics of St. Maximus will be laid out for veneration after 1.30 pm, after the end of the official solemn mass commemorating ...