Divine Liturgy

Divine Liturgy held for Late Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas in Damascus

March 24, 2014 Featured News

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf anf Levant Region) OCP News Service 24/3/14 Divine Liturgy held for Late Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas in Damascus on Sunday 23rd March 2014. The Liturgy was led by Metropolitan’s Mor Ivanious Paulose, Mor Thimothios Matta AlKhoury, Mor Silvanos Petrus. Several faithful and prelates attended the divine Service. A […]

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Eighth annual Diaconal Liturgical Practicum set for June 22–25

March 19, 2014 News

YONKERS, NY [SVOTS] – 19/3/14 The Eighth Annual Diaconal Liturgical Practicum — a program held in conjunction with the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Vocations Program (DVP) and St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary — will be held Sunday, June 22 through Wednesday, June 25, 2014 on the seminary campus in Yonkers, NY.  The four–day program […]

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Lenten Services at the Patriarchal Church of St George

March 18, 2014 Featured News

Ecumenical Patriarcate – March 2014 The Daily Lenten Services at the Patriarchal Church of St. George are as follows: Daily Lenten Services Monday: Orthros, Hours, Vespers 8.00 Great Compline 16.30 Tuesday: Orthros, Hours, Vespers 8.00 Great Compline 16.30 Wednesday: Orthros, Hours, Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts 8.00 Great Compline 16.30 Thursday: Orthros, Hours, Vespers 8.00 […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Celebrates Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy

March 14, 2014 News

Russian Church Outside Russia – March 2014 On Sunday, March 9, 2014, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” on the  Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy. He was […]

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Divine Liturgy Celebrated on the Sunday of Orthodoxy by Primates of Local Orthodox Churches in Istanbul

March 9, 2014 Featured News

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service – 9/3/14 Istanbul: The Primates of Local Orthodox Churches celebrated Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of Orthodox March 9th 2014 in Istanbul at the Cathedral of St George in the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Divine Liturgy made ​​was led by His All Holiness the Ecumenical […]

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Saint Simeon’s Assembly in Podgorica

March 6, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia- March 2014 The Saint Simeon’s Assembly began with the consecration of the baptistery in the pyrgos of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher and the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica on Saturday, March 1st. The assembly was held under the sign of the great jubilee […]

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THE FEAST OF ST CHARALAMPOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 4, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On the Sunday of Carnival [Gr. Apokrias], namely the 10th/23rd of February 2014, the memory of the Holy Hieromartyr Charalampos, hailing from Magnesia, Thessaly, was celebrated by the Patriarchate. St Charalampos lived during the reign of Severus, when Lucian was Proconsul of Magnesia, in 198 AD. In the Monastery dedicated to his name, […]

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THE FEAST OF ST SYMEON THE GOD-RECEIVER IN KATAMONAS QUARTER

February 24, 2014 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – 2014 On the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, the 3rd/16th of February 2014, the memory was celebrated of St Symeon the God-receiver, who held in his arms the 40-day-old Lord in the Temple of Solomon, exclaiming: “Lord, now let your servant depart in peace, as you have promised…” The feast was observed […]

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Metropolitan Thimotheos Mathews Celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Monastery of Saint Gabriel

February 24, 2014 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East 24/2/14 Read more on the Monastery here: Turkey: His Eminence Abune Mor Thimotheos Mathews (Patriarchal Secretray for Indian Affairs) celebrated Holy Eucharist at the ancient Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Saint Gabriel in Tur Abdin, Turkey. Mor Thimotheos Samuel Atkas (Metropolitan of Tur Abdin) was present for the ocassion. […]

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KIEV CAVES LAVRA PRAYING FOR REPOSE OF THE DECEASED AND RECONCILIATION OF OPPOSING PARTIES

February 21, 2014 Featured News

21/2/14 This was reported on the website of the Dormition Kiev Caves Lavra. February 20 was announced a day of national mourning in the Ukraine for with the human victims, resulting from the mass disorders in the country. After a Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Conception of St. Anna, the brethren of the Kiev Caves Lavra performed a funeral […]

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The feast of the Presentation of Jesus Christ into the Temple marked in the capital

February 20, 2014 Featured News

Serbian Church – February 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church in Belgrade on the feast of the Presentation of Jesus Christ into the Temple. Lots of priests and deacons concelebrated, while the choir of this  church sang responses. Following the Liturgy the Patriarch visited the Institute for […]

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The Patriarch of Romania Celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral

February 19, 2014 Featured News

On 16 February 2014, the 34th Sunday after the Pentecost, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest assisted by a group of priests and deacons. In the sermon delivered after reading the Evangelical Pericope of the day (Luke 15:11-32), His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel emphasised the spiritual […]

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Chrismation’s held in Bhalwal city- Pakistan

February 17, 2014 Featured News

17/2/14 On 16th February 2014, representatives of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Mission visited Bhalwal city, Father Cyril (Rector of St. Sergius orthodox church Sargodha) along with Matushka Imma and Parishioners of St. Sergius, Roy’s Sunil, Vincent Zarukh, Anne Rimsha, Monica Soha visited Christian colony of Warriach Town in Bhalwal city and celebrated Divine Liturgy […]

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Metropolitan Vladimir celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the church of the Theotokos “Troeruchnitsa” in Orehovo-Borisovo Yujnoe, Moscow.

February 8, 2014 Featured News

Moldovan Orthodox Church – February 2014 On 2nd February His Eminence Metropolitan Vladimir celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the church of Theotokos “Troeruchnitsa” in Orehovo-Borisovo Yujnoe, Moscow, assisted by several clergymen of Chisinau Cathedral of the Nativity of the Lord. This service followed the visit of the Metropolitan to Moscow, where His Eminence participated in […]

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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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The 5th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s enthronement marked by Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour

February 3, 2014 Featured News

On February 1, 2014, the 5th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. Patriarch Kirill was assisted by a great assembly of hierarchy and clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church and representatives of […]

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Divine Liturgy Offered on Armed Forces Day

January 31, 2014 Featured News

On January 26, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; presided over Divine Liturgy on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Armenia. The celebrant was His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamian, His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamian, Primate of the Diocese of the […]

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Divine Liturgy and Chrismation held on Republic Day

January 26, 2014 News

  Russian Orthodox Church in India – 26/1/14 The Divine Liturgy was celebrated at 9:00 AM and the faithful people present listened to the sermon  on how one must draw near to God, leaving the past behind and walking towards God. I encourage everyone reading this article today to practice the virtue of self Criticism. […]

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The Ungrateful Man Who Does Not Thank God Remains A Spiritual Leper

January 23, 2014 Featured News

Church of Romania On 19 January 2014, the Orthodox faithful are on the 29th Sunday after the Pentecost. In all the Orthodox places of worship the evangelical pericope of Saint Evangelist Luke, 17:12-10, was read at the Divine Liturgy, referring to the healing of the 10 lepers. The Gospel on the healing of the 10 […]

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Advanced courses for bishops and other representatives of Central Asian metropolitan region

January 16, 2014 Featured News

On 12 January 2014, the advanced courses for bishops and other representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Central Asian metropolitan region were completed. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the advanced courses were organized by the Ss Syril and Methodius Theological Institute for Post-Graduate Studies in cooperation with […]

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Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea

January 14, 2014 Featured News

14/1/14 Basil was born during the reign of Emperor Constantine. While still unbaptized, Basil spent fifteen years in Athens where he studied philosophy, rhetoric, astronomy and all other secular sciences of that time. His colleagues at that time were Gregory the Theologian and Julian, later the apostate emperor. In his mature years he was baptized […]

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