Apostle Peter

“Severus of Antioch” Symposium

May 28, 2018 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/5/18 For the 1500 Jubilee of the Exile of Patriarch Mor Severus the Great to Egypt, the Department of Syriac Studies at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch held a Symposium on the great Saint entitled: “Severus of Antioch” on May 25, 2018 at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon. His […]

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Saint John the Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist

May 21, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 21/5/18 The Apostle and Evangelist St. John, called the Theologian, was the son of Salome and Zebedee, a fisherman of Galilee. Zebedee possessed rather vast holdings, workers and was a member of some importance in the Jewish community, having access to the high priest. John’s mother Salome is mentioned in the […]

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Homily on the Third Sunday of Great Lent – On Carrying Your Cross

March 13, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 13/3/18 Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me(Mk. 8:34), said the Lord to his disciples, calling them unto Him, as we heard today in the Gospels. Dear brothers and sisters! We too are disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ, because we […]

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Pentecost: The Descent of the Holy Spirit

June 20, 2016 Featured News

June 2016 In the Old Testament, Pentecost was the feast that occurred fifty days after Passover. As the Passover feast celebrated the exodus of the Israelites from the slavery of Egypt, so Pentecost celebrated God’s gift of the ten commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai. In the new covenant of the Messiah, the Passover event […]

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THE FEAST OF THE VENERATION OF THE CHAINS OF THE APOSTLE PETER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 4, 2015 Featured News

On Thursday, the 16th/29th January 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the veneration of the chains of the glorious Saint and Apostle Peter. The incarceration of the Apostle Peter by Herod Agrippa, aimed at his execution in order to please the Jews, and his miraculous liberation by an angel is reported in the Acts of the Apostles […]

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Pentecost: The Descent of the Holy Spirit

June 8, 2014 Featured News

8/6/14 In the Old Testament, Pentecost was the feast which occurred fifty days after Passover. As the passover feast celebrated the exodus of the Israelites from the slavery of Egypt, so Pentecost celebrated God’s gift of the ten commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai. In the new covenant of the Messiah, the Passover event takes […]

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THE FEAST OF THE VENERATION OF THE CHAINS OF THE APOSTLE PETER

February 3, 2014 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – February 2014 On Wednesday, the 16th/29th of January 2014, the feast of the veneration of the chains of the Apostle Peter was celebrated in the chapel dedicated to him within the Holy Monastery of St Nicodemus (of Lentils) in the Praetorium area, in the Old City of Jerusalem. In this chapel in […]

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Your Travels: Finding the way on Jesus Trail

June 15, 2013 Featured News

By Kay Martin Special for The Republic 15/6/13 We intended to hike the 40-mile Jesus Trail from Nazareth to Capernaum. In Nazareth we checked into the Fauzi Azar Inn near the beginning of the trail. The next morning, we followed the orange dots to the top of Nazareth and down the road. After 5 miles […]

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