PRIMATE OF RUSSIAN CHURCH CELEBRATES LITURGY AT THE CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE SAVIOUR IN MOSCOW ON 5TH SUNDAY AFTER PASCHA

On 10 May 2015, the 5th Sunday after Pascha, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. Concelebrating with His Holiness were: Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations; Bishop Savva of Voskresensk, first deputy ...

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 ...

Easter Message of His Holiness Karekin II

April 2015 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE GLORIOUS RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, April 5, 2015 In the Name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today angels descended from heaven to give glad tidings ...

METROPOLITAN HILARION: STORY OF CHRIST’S SUFFERING IS THE CORE OF THE GOSPEL

On 1 March 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, celebrated the Passion Service, commemorating the suffering of Christ, first time during this Lent, at the Moscow Church of the “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya Ordynka Street. Concelebrating ...

ON SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY, PATRIARCH KIRILL CELEBRATES LITURGY AT THE CHURCH OF CHRIST THE SAVIOUR

On March 1, 2015, the Day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Liturgy of St Basil the Great and the Office of the Triumph of Orthodoxy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour. Among his concelebrants were many bishops and priests as well as Moscow ...

PRIMATES OF ANTIOCHIAN AND RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCHES CELEBRATE LITURGY AT CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE SAVIOUR ON FORGIVENESS SUNDAY

On 22 February 2015, Cheesefare Sunday, remembrance of Adam’s expulsion from Paradise (Sunday of Forgiveness), commemoration of the finding of the relics of St Innocent the Bishop of Irkutsk and of the relics of St Tikhon the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, ...

Serbian Patriarchal Nativity Encyclical

January 2015 The Serbian Orthodox Church to her spiritual children at Christmas, 2014 +IRINEJ By the Grace of God Orthodox Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch, with all the Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church to all the clergy, monastics, and all the sons and daughters of our Holy Church: grace, mercy and ...

Pontifical Encyclical on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

December 2014 KAREKIN II, SERVANT OF JESUS CHRIST, BY THE MERCY OF GOD AND THE WILL OF THE NATION CHIEF BISHOP AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS, SUPREME PATRIARCH OF THE PAN-NATIONAL PREEMINENT ARARATIAN SEE THE APOSTOLIC MOTHER CHURCH OF UNIVERSAL HOLY ETCHMIADZIN. CHRIST-BEQUEATHED GREETINGS OF LOVE AND PONTIFICAL BLESSINGS TO THE CATHOLICIOSATE OF THE GREAT HOUSE OF CILICIA, TO THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATES OF HOLY ...

THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST ON MOUNT TABOR HOLY MONASTERY

August 2014 On Tuesday, the 6th/19th of August 2014, the feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ was observed at the Holy Monastery on Mount Tabor, where indeed it came to pass. During this feast of the Lord, the Church commemorates the fact that, before His redeeming passion, Jesus Christ went up the mountain with ...

Staten Island Greek Orthodox church consecrated by Archbishop

Maura Grunlund/Staten Island Advance  8/6/13 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Archbishop Demetrios of America visited Staten Island to consecrate Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Bulls Head last weekend more than four decades after its construction. The Consecration was “a profoundly important event in the life of our Community at Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Church,” that involved one ...