38 hours are set aside by the Khabarovsk Seminary for learning Chinese

Chinese Orthodox Church - English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas On December 15, 2014 at a press conference on the results of the outgoing year, Metropolitan Ignaty of the Khabarovsk and Amur Diocese called attention to the inter-relationship of the Khabarovsk Diocese and China, and also shared projects implemented on the basis of the Khabarovsk Seminary. Thus ...

For the first time in 60 years a Chinese priest is ordained for Hong Kong’s Orthodox church

The Chinese Orthodox Church - January 2015 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas On December 9, 2014 in the Khabarovsk church in honor of St. Innocent of Irkutsk, on the parish's feast day, Metropolitan Ignaty of Khabarovsk and Amur ordained to the priesthood Anatoly Kung (Kung Cheung Ming, 龔長明). It's an exciting day for anyone embarking on the path ...

Student from Hong Kong at Khabarovsk Seminary is ordained to the diaconate for the Chinese Orthodox Church

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 5/1/14 On December 5, 2014 during the Divine Liturgy in the lower church of the Transfiguration Cathedral, Metropolitan Ignaty of Khabarovsk and Amur ordained an off campus [distance learning] student, Anatoly Kung (Kung Cheung Ming, 龔長明) to the diaconate. Anatoly Kung was ordained with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and ...

Fifth anniversary of the temple restoration was celebrated in the Dormition church in Beijing

The Chinese Orthodox Church - October 2014 BEIJING, Oct. 19. / TASS Correspondent Andrej Kirillov /. Fifth anniversary was celebrated today at the restored church of the Dormition of the Theotokos on the territory of the Russian Embassy in the Chinese capital. Built in 1902, the temple, half a century later when the transfer of the ...

Center for Orthodox Cultural Studies signed in Shanghai

The Chinese Orthodox Church - July 2014 Agreement about formation of the Center for Study of Orthodox Culture signed in Shanghai. On June 11, 2014, a solemn signing of the agreement between the Shanghai International Studies University and the Patriarchal Council for Culture about formation of the Center for Study of Orthodox Culture at the University of Shanghai took ...

The Orthodox in China commemorated the Synaxis of the Chinese Martyrs

The Chinese Orthodox Church - June 2014 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas A Divine Liturgy, dedicated to the Synaxis of the Chinese Martyrs, was served in the Church of the Falling Asleep of the Theotokos on the territory of the Russian Embassy in the Chinese capital. The Festal liturgy was served by the Archpriest Dionisy Pozdnyayev, priest-in-charge of parish of SS ...

Pascha is celebrated in China

24/4/14 On Paschal night, the Revd. Dimitry Fedorin, dean of the first church district of Vladivostok and a cleric of the Cathedral of the Intercession took part in the procession with the cross held by the Chinese Orthodox community in Harbin, People’s Republic of China. He greeted the faithful children of the Chinese Orthodox Church with the ...

China restores oldest surviving Orthodox church

Chinese Orthodox Church - March 2014 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On February 25, 2014 in the city of Chongqing, was held the first meeting of the Joint Working Group on cooperation in trade-economic and humanitarian fields of the Volga Federal District of the Russian Federation and the region of the upper and middle reaches of the Yangtze River ...

The 120th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Victor (Svyatin)

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski - 7/2/14 In the July issue of the newspaper "Kuban Orthodox voice" was posted material by Elizabeth Sergeevny Dyachenko, dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Victor (Svyatin), Chief of the 20th Orthodox Mission in China. In late May, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, ...

Cossacks — Albazinians in China

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Igor Radev January 2014 In September 1900, together with the Russian army and the Russian Embassy, the Beijing Orthodox Spiritual Mission also fled Beijing for Tianjin, accompanied by many Orthodox Chinese and Albazinians, who have survived the latest massacres perpetrated by the Boxers. There they settled within a compound*) belonging to Li Hongzhang in the vicinity of ...

The Nativity of Christ in Beijing

The Chinese Orthodox Church - January 2014 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas A Christmas divine service was held at Beijing's Dormition church on the night of 6-7 January. The Divine Liturgy was headed by the rector, Rev. Sergiy Voronin, with Igumen Melety (Sokolov), a teacher from the Moscow Theological Academy & Seminary, concelebrating. By invitation of the parish Fr. Melety ...

Presentation of “Faith of Saints” Chinese documentary series was held in Khabarovsk

  The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas 20/12/13 On Dec. 17, 2013, the Khabarovsk Theological Seminary hosted a presentation of the documentary series about Orthodoxy in Chinese "Faith of Saints". The translation of the 30-episode series, directed by Yevgeny Krylov, was supported by the grant competition "Orthodox Initiative" by two parishes - the Holy ...

Chinese language for Seminarians

Chinese Orthodox Church 23/10/13 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas During the 2013-2014 school year, with the blessing of Metropolitan Ignaty of Khabarovsk and Amur, full-time students at the Khabarovsk Seminary will be introduced to the Chinese language. The purpose of introducing Chinese in the seminary program is to train a future pastor and missionary to do catechetical ...

Chinese Orthodox will be educated in Khabarovsk Seminary

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 22/10/13 English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas In October 2013 an educational programs for foreign students began to be implemented in the Khabarovsk Seminary.. This program is created in accordance with the Federal Law on Education of the Russian Federation № 273-FZ of December 29, 2012, the Charter of the Khabarovsk Theological Seminary and the Church ...

Gift of Irkutsk Metropolitan to Orthodox parish in Hong Kong

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 18/10/13 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski On the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God with the blessing of His Eminence Vadim, Metropolitan of Irkutsk, the gift to the Hong Kong parish in the name of Apostles Saints Peter and Paul was transferred the icon of St. Innocent of Irkutsk ...

Patronal Feast day of St Sergius celebratio​n in Shenzhen house church

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 14/10/13 On October 7-8 in the house church in the name of the Venerable Sergius of Radonezh celebrations were held in his honor. The Shenzhen church is consecrated in his memory. During the feast day, congregations of Orthodox churches in Hong Kong and Guangzhou,  came to share the joy of the ...

New glorification of a famous countryman

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas On July 19, the Gorodetsk St. Theodore men's Monastery hosted an event very significant not only for Gorodetsk, but for all of Russia. They started glorifying the name of an outstanding oriental scholar, statesman, and Orthodox missionary - Archimandrite Pyotr (Pavel Ivanovich Kamensky). During a quarter of a century ...

Orthodox from Harbin arrived in Blagoveshchensk

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski - July 2013 BLAGINFORM - Amur regional center was visited by members of the Chinese community of Holy Protection Church in Harbin City, who came to experience the parish life of Amur co-religionists. Friendship of Blagoveschensk inhabitants with the Orthodox from Harbin started during a trip to China, organized by the Department of Pilgrimage ...

In Shanghai, China, the working visit of the Delegation of the Church of Greece was completed

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 7/7/13 English translation by Igor Radev In Shanghai, China, the working visit of the Delegation of the Church of Greece was completed. It was headed by His Eminence Chrysostomos, the Metropolitan of Dodoni, the Venerable Archimandrite Spiridon Katramados, secretary, Mr. Vasilios Tzerpos and Mr. Hristos Petreas, special assistant to the Synodal Office ...

Dalian graves

The Chinese Orthodox Church- 30/6/13 More pics here: As we know, thanks to recent work of the Japanese, five bodies of officers including the remains of Admiral Molas were recovered from the cabin of the battleship "Petropavlovsk", that lie 20 fathoms deep. The burial of the ashes of the officers was held at Port Arthur on June 24 ...

In Beijing there was a celebratory commemoration of the Holy Martyrs of China

The Chinese Orthodox Church 26/6/13 The Divine Liturgy was served in the Dormition Church by Archpriest D. Pozdnyaev; after the Divine Liturgy there was a litiya in memory of those killed during the Boxer Rebellion. It was served at the memorial cross on the territory of the Russian Embassy. This year, the memory of the Holy Martyrs of China coincides with ...