Metropolitan Hilarion : We pray that the Lord may give our children intelligence and wisdom

September 2014 On August 31, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya Ordynka in Moscow. After the Liturgy, he led the congregation in prayer for schoolchildren as school year begins on September 1. Addressing ...

Metropolitan Hilarion administers the rite of reuniting those who temporarily fell away from the Orthodox Church

On April 9, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, administered the rite of reuniting those who temporarily fell away from the Orthodox Church by diverting into various false teachings and sects, at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya Ordynka. The rite of ...

Metropolitan Hilarion: the Mother of God always comes to our aid and always hears our prayers

On April 7, 2014, the Day of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady and the  anniversary of the demise of St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia,  Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s  department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St.  John Chrysostom at the church of ...