FIVE DAY ICONOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH MASTER ICONOGRAPHER VLADIMIR BLAGONADEZHDIN

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VLADIMIR BLAGONADEZHDIN - May 2017 FB PAGE Website - www.iconsart.com Vladimir (941) 451-8292 vladimirblago@yahoo.com Class size is limited to 20 students. Minimum 10 students. COURSE DESCRIPTION: A studio course teaching how to make religious icons in the Byzantine tradition. Students are led through the preparation of the icon support, background, egg emulsion, pigments, and gold leaf application. Traces the historical and theological basis ...

JOURNALISTS TELL WHY RUSSIAN MINISTER OF DEFENSE CROSSED HIMSELF AT MOSCOW’S VICTORY DAY PARADE

May 2015 Numerous media have noted that the Russian Federation’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu crossed himself before beginning the Victory Day Parade in Moscow’s Red Square, reports the Eer.ru (“External Economic Relations”) website. The journalists of the Kommersantnewspaper have stressed that none of Russia’s previous Ministers of Defense ever made such a gesture before, and have ...

SUPPORT THE EARTH DAY – APPEAL

OCP News Service - 22/4/15 Visit here for more details: Dear All Global: Please Support Earth Day ( April 22 2015) by saving energy in all ways you can. Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE will not operate our workstations for more than five hours  today in support for the EARTH DAY 2015. SAVE OUR MOTHER EARTH!!! Source: OCP News Service

DOXOLOGY ON THE 28TH OF OCTOBER NATIONAL DAY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

October 2014 On Tuesday the 15th/28th of October 2014, Doxology was held at the Church of the Resurrection, in celebration of the 28th of October 1940 national day. Doxology was performed in the form of extending gratitude to God for His help in liberating Greece from the burden of the 1940 Italian and German occupation, and of ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II ON ARMENIA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY

September 2014 From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin we extend our Pontifical blessings to our people in Armenia and the Diaspora on the occasion of Armenian Independence Day. Today is a sacred day, our nation's day of appreciation, of assessing our achievements, of noting our bright aspirations, and a day of confirming our future possibilities. Independent statehood ...

ORTHODOX EDUCATION DAY 2014: “Do Books Still Matter? A Celebration of Orthodox Christian Publications”

16/6/14 Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here has chosen as its theme for Orthodox Education Day 2014, “Do Books Still Matter? A Celebration of Orthodox Christian Publications.” This year’s traditional open house will be held on Saturday, October 4, and will pay tribute to the importance of Orthodox Christian authors, illustrators, and publishing houses throughout the ...

NAME DAY OF HIS BEATITUDE THEOPHILOS III – PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

March 2014 On Sunday the 3rd/16th of March 2014, Second Sunday of the Fasting Period, the Name Day of His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem was celebrated by postponement. The 9th of March commemorates St Theophilos, one of the Holy Forty who suffered a martyr’s death in the year 320 AD during the ...

NAME DAY OF POPE THEODOROS II CELEBRATED IN MOZAMBIQUE

Alexandrian Patriarchate - February 2014 Archimandrite Daniel Biazis On Monday 17th February 2014, The feast of the Saint and Great Martyr Theodoros of Tyre, the day on which His Beatitude Theodore II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria celebrates his name day, the Very Reverend Archimadrite Daniel Biaziz, Preacher of the Holy Metropolis of Zakynthos, conducted a festal ...

FORTY DAY MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR METROPOLITAN KALLINIKOS OF PILOUSION

February 2014 The forty-day memorial service of the late Metropolitan Kallinikos of Pilousion was conducted on Friday 24th January 214 at the Holy Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour in Port Said. The Divine Liturgy and the Memorial was presided over by His Eminence Gabriel Metropolitan of Leontopolis, Patriarchal Vicar of Alexandria and Locum Tenens ...

IDENTIFYING CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS FOR WESTERN ARMENIAN FINAL DAY

23/8/2011 On the third day of the conference, participants discussed two topics: how the Church, family and civil society organizations in the community might best preserve the western Armenian language, and how computer technology can be used in teaching western Armenian. After plenary discussion, the ‘listeners’ presented the draft report with recommendations for general discussion. Before ...

ARMENIAN WOMEN ASSESS “2010 YEAR OF THE ARMENIAN WOMAN” AT A CONFERENCE IN ANTELIAS BEGINNING ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

In January 2010, through a Pontifical Letter, His Holiness Aram I declared the year as “Year of Armenian Woman”. In his letter he urged Dioceses to reassess the place and contributions of women in different aspects of community life and decision-making bodies. At the end of this calendar year, His Holiness is inviting representatives from dioceses ...

BLESSING ON THE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY

1/6/2010 Romanian Orthodox Church BLESSING ON THE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY, message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church Children are a gift and a blessing of God for family and society, whom we must appreciate and educate in the spirit of the Gospel of Christ and of the Christian values. Children must be grown ...