CONCERT DEVOTED TO PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY’S 175TH BIRTHDAY AND 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VICTORY IN GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR HELD AT CHURCH OF CHRIST THE SAVIOUR

On May 10, 2015, after the liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia attended the concert given at the church square. It was devoted to Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s 175th birthday and the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Present ...

CELEBRATIONS MARKING 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF LIBERATION OF DACHAU CONCENTRATION CAMP TAKE PLACE IN GERMANY

On 3 May 2015, the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp took place in the territory of the former concentration camp. The commemorative events are traditionally held on the first Sunday after April 29. Taking part in the large-scale celebrations were representatives of Munich’s major religious organizations, as well as ...

ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE TRAGEDY IN ODESSA MEMORIAL SERVICES TO BE PERFORMED IN ALL CHURCHES OF THE DIOCESE

Pravoslavie.ru - May 2015 The days are coming when all the Odessa residents will remember with sorrow the tragic events happened a year ago. Despite the time that has passed, our hearts ache and we are grieving intensely because of the irretrievable losses caused by bitterness of human hearts that on May 2 last year led to a bloody ...

OVER 600 RUSSIAN CITIES TO JOIN THE ACTION TO REMEMBER THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Pravoslavie.ru - April 2015 Several hundred events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide will be held in the Russian Federation, reports TASS. This information was received on Monday by the journalists from head of the Union of Armenians of Russia Ara Abramyan. “Hundreds of events will take place in 640 Russian cities and towns. They ...

ANNIVERSARY FUNCTION IN HONOUR OF THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA IN JOHANNESBURG

January- February 2015 On the occasion of the pastoral visit of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa to Johannesburg, The Holy Metropolis of Johannesburg and Pretoria organized and anniversary function in his honour for the completion of a successful decade as Patriarch, in the hall of the Cypriot Brotherhood on ...

CORONADO: RUSSIAN ORTHODOX MISSION IN COSTA RICA CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

November 2014 The clergy and faithful of Costa Rica recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the parish of Our Lady of Vladimir Church. On Wednesday, November 5, the church’s current rector, Archpriest Serge Lukianov, arrived in Coronado. Two days later, Archpriest Daniel McKenzie arrived in the Costa Rican capital of San José, not far from the ...

ANNIVERSARY OF A NOTABLE DECADE OF PATRIARCHAL MINISTRY OF POPE AND PATRIARCH THEODOROS II

On 9th October 2014, by the Grace of God, ten years since the Patriarchal election of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa and the undertaking of the pastoral rudder of the ancient Church of the Apostle and Evangelist Mark, were completed. On the occasion of this blessed anniversary, His Beatitude ...

PHOTO-REPORT OF THE 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE I.A.O. GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELD IN MOSCOW

July 2014 Main subject: «Parliamentary Democracy – Christianity – Orthodoxy: values and concepts» Moscow, 25 – 30 June 2014 The 21st General Assembly of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) was successfully convened in Moscow. Parliamentary delegations from twenty five countries, as well as groups of Members of Parliament from different countries participated in the General Assembly. The Inaugural ...

DOXOLOGY FOR THE 193RD ANNIVERSARY OF 25 MARCH 1821

March- April 2014 - Jerusalem Patriarchate  In the morning of Tuesday, 12th/25th of March 2014, Doxology was held at the Katholikon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection to commemorate the 193rd anniversary of the 25th of March 1821. Leading the Doxology was His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch ofJerusalem, with co-officiating Hagiotaphite Fathers, Prelates, Priests, monks and deacons, ...

EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENTHRONEMENT OF PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS OF JERUSALEM

On Friday the 9th/22nd of November 2013, the eighth anniversary of His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, was celebrated by the Patriarchate. On the occasion of the anniversary, a Doxology service was held in the All-Holy Church of the Resurrection. His Beatitude led the service with co-officiating Hagiotaphite Prelates, Hieromonks and Presbyters of our ...

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I ADDRESSES AT THE 95TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF HOMENETMEN

1/6/13 On Sunday, 26 May, Catholicos Aram I attended the public celebration of 28 May and the 95th anniversary of the Armenian Athletics and Scouts organization. In his public address, His Holiness shared three concerns. He first congratulated HOMENETMEN for living up to their motto, “Elevate yourself and elevate the others” by teaching youth the values of ...

500TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIAN TYPOGRAPHY CELEBRATED IN INDIA

17/10/2012 The Armenian Orthodox Church in India Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy, Kolkata. OCP News Service On 13th October, 2012, the 500th Anniversary of Armenian Typography was celebrated in Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy, Kolkata, India. The school organized, in collaboration with Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd., an exhibition cum sale of books, where, among other books, some very old books ...

PROJECTS PREPARING FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE (1915-2015)

3/9/2012 His Holiness Aram I announced the implementation of three projects as part of the preparation of the 100th Anniversary Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide. The architects of the Catholicosate are invited to complete the tasks. 1. Renovation of the Statue symbolizing the post-genocide revival of the Armenian people (Bikfaya, Lebanon). The bronze Statue was prepared to mark ...

TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GENOCIDE, THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PROPOSES A NEW SERIES OF PUBLICATIONS

28/3/2012 To preserve the legacy of the past and keep alive the collective memory of the Armenian Genocide, the Catholicosate of Cilicia plans to publish books on the history, culture and monuments, the irreplaceable heritage, of Armenians in Western Armenia and Cilicia. A committee will assist His Holiness Aram I in the implementation of the project. The ...

THE FIRST CHURCH IN THE WORLD DEDICATED TO THE HOLY NEW MARTYRS AND CONFESSORS OF RUSSIA MARKS ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

6/2/2012 On Sunday, February 5, 2012, the Synaxis of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, visited the first church in the world dedicated to the saints with the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of ...

HIS HOLINESS PRESIDES OVER 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF HOLY CROSS CHURCH AND 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF HOLY CROSS CATHEDRAL IN MONTEBELLO

10/23/2011 LOS ANGELES, ANTELIAS - On the evening of Sunday, October 23, 2011, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I arrived at Holy Cross Cathedral in Montebello where a Canonical Prayer was held, followed by a banquet in honor of His Holiness as well as the 30th anniversary of Holy Cross Cathedral and 90th anniversary of ...

HIS BEATITUDE CELEBRATES IN ZIMBABWE THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ELECTION TO THE APOSTOLIC AND PATRIARCHAL THRONE OF ALEXANDRIA

His Beatitude Theodoros II - Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa

09/10/2011 Alexandrian Patriarchate His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa celebrated the completion of seven years from his election and elevation to the Apostolic and Patriarchal Throne of St Mark (9th October 2004 – 9th October 2011) in Harare, Zimbabwe, the county he served for four years as Metropolitan and from ...

155TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF MAKAR EKMALIAN IN INDIA

31/7/2011 On 31st July 2011, the Armenian Church of India celebrated the 155th birth anniversary of the great Armenian composer Makar Ekmalian at the Armenian Holy Church of Nazareth, Kolkata, India. The evening begun with a song by the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy choir which was followed by a number of other compositions from the invaluable ...

THE HOLY SEE OF CILICIA CELEBRATES THE 16th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ELECTION AND CONSECRATION OF CATHOLICOS ARAM I

07/03/2011 On Sunday 3 July 2011, during Holy Liturgy, a special Thanksgiving Service was held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, to celebrate the 16 anniversary of the election and consecration of His Holiness Aram I. In his sermon Rev. Ardak Arabian spoke of the courageous and compassionate Shepherd, referring to His ...

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ATTEND THE SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE THE 96th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN ANTELIAS

04/24/2011 On Sunday 24 April 2011, in the evening, thousands of Armenians gathered in front of the St. Stephen Chapel of the Martyrs of the Genocide in Antelias. Among those present were religious leaders, representing the Armenian Catholic and Protestant communities, representatives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, Tashnak, the Social Democrat Party, Henchag, ...