Divine Liturgy

THOUSANDS OF FAITHFUL HONOR MEMORY OF ST. JOHN THE RUSSIAN IN GREECE

May 30, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 30/5/17 On May 26 and 27, in the village of New Prokopion on the island of Evia, Greece, in the Church of St. John the Russian, where his incorrupt relics are kept, thousands of faithful from all over Greece and throughout the Orthodox world attended celebrations in honor of the great ascetic, reports […]

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Second Palm Sunday and First Republic Day Commemorations in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

May 29, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 29/5/17 On May 28, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Second Palm Sunday, which this year coincided with the First Republic Day of Armenia. Under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral. […]

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The Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church Begins

May 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/5/17 The Bishops’ Assembly was opened at the Patriarchate of Pec by the Divine Liturgy celebrated on the 14th of May 2017. – The Rite of the Invocation of the Holy Spirit was served after the Liturgy. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presided over the Holy Liturgy in the royal stauropegial […]

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Volunteer Defenders Union Day in the Mother See

May 15, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2017 On May 8, the Volunteer Defenders Union Day was celebrated in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Mother Cathedral. The celebrant was His Grace Bishop Arshak […]

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The Opening of the Relics of Our Father Among the Saints Mardarije First Serbian Bishop of America and Canada

May 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 13/5/17 With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, the relics of St. Mardarije, which have laid in the Church of St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville, Illinois, since his internment in December 1935, were uncovered. The opening revealed St. Mardarije’s holy relics to be incorrupt. […]

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Re-consecration of the Annunciation – Bellu Church – Patriarch Daniel: The Church is the space of our healing

May 11, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 11/5/17 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, assisted Sunday at the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Bishop Timotei of Prahova at the Annunciation-Bellu Church in Bucharest. Before the Divine Liturgy, Bishop Timotei performed the office of re-consecration of the church, following the recent restoration and […]

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ORTHODOX CHURCH IN PRAGUE VANDALIZED

May 3, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 3/5/17 On the morning of April 28, the Church of Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Olšany Cemtery in Prague, Czech Republic was vandalized, reports The Prague Express. Witnesses stated that the day before, a strange man entered the church after the Divine Liturgy and began praying to Allah. Then he […]

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Photos from Orthodox Christian Lenten, Holy Week & Paschal Celebrations Worldwide – 2017

April 22, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service – 21/4/17 Photos from Orthodox Christian Lenten, Holy Week & Paschal Celebrations Worldwide – 2017. Source 1: Source 2: Source 3: Source 4: Source 5: Source 6:  Source 7: Source 8: Source 9: Source 10: Source 11: Source 12: Source 13: Source 14: Source 15: Source 16: Source 17: Source 18: Source […]

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THE FEAST OF RESURRECTION OF PASCHA AT THE HOLY SEPULCHRE (2017)

April 19, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – April 2017 At midnight on Holy and Great Saturday 2nd/15th April 2017, at the turn of Sunday, 3rd/16th April 2017, the Patriarchal Hagiotaphite Entourage came down from the Central Monastery to the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection. There, at the Catholicon, Matins of Easter Sunday was held with the […]

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Serbian Patriarchal Pascha Encyclical 2017

April 15, 2017 Featured

Church of Serbia – 15/4/17 The Serbian Orthodox Church to her spiritual children at Pascha, 2017 +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 […]

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Bishop Joanikije celebrated Liturgy in Prijepolje

April 1, 2017 Featured
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Church of Russia – March – April 2017 His Grace Joanikije, Bishop of Budimlje-Niksic, in the capacity of an administrator of the Diocese of Mileseva, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral Church of St. Basil of Ostrog in Prijepolje on 26 March 2017. Priests and monks of the Diocese of Mileseva and Budimlje-Niksic concelebrated. […]

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Monastic assembly from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro-Littoral

April 1, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 1/4/17 An assembly of male monasticism from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral was held in the Cetinje monastery on 29 March 2017. The assembly began with the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts officiated by Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije. Besides the monks, […]

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Beginning of celebrations of the 700th anniversary of Monastery Krupa

March 30, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 30/3/17 Bishop Fotije: Orthodoxy has deep roots in Dalmatia His Grace Bishop of Dalmatian Fotije celebrated on 26 March 2017 the Divine Liturgy at the monastery Krupa, whereby celebration of seven centuries of the existence of this shrine commenced. The joyful event was enhanced by cantors from the monastery Kovilj in […]

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PRAYERS IN ARABIC AND CHURCH SLAVONIC ARE OFFERED UP IN A LEBANESE VILLAGE

March 29, 2017 News

DECER- March 2017 On 25 March 2017, divine services were celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Naccache with the blessing of Metropolitan George of Mount Lebanon, Patriarchate of Antioch. Attending this parish are some 700 Orthodox Arab-speaking families living in the villages of Naccache, Dbaye and Awkar. Matins and Divine […]

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THE FEAST OF THE BOILED WHEAT MIRACLE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 9, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Saturday of the first week of Great Lent, the memory of the miracle of the boiled wheat by St. Theodore Tyron the Great Martyr was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Holy Monastery dedicated to him, which is on the west side of the Patriarchate towards the New […]

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Patriarch Daniel on Sunday of Orthodoxy: Through icons, we profess true faith

March 9, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 9/3/17 Orthodoxy is not only true but also beautiful, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said Sunday addressing the faithful present at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. The Patriarch of Romania said that the Sunday of Orthodoxy commemorated on March 5 is not only the Sunday of true faith but also the Sunday […]

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Serbian Patriarch celebrated Sunday of Orthodoxy at St. Sava’s Church

March 7, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 7/3/17 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irineus celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the memory church of St. Sava in the Vracar District of Belgrade on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the 5th of Marh 2017. Next to the brotherhood of this church, the Liturgy was concelebrated by Archpriest-Staurophor Ermolaos from the Greek […]

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The Sunday of Orthodoxy liturgically celebrated in Novi Sad

March 7, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – March 2017 On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the 5th of March 2017, His Grace Bishop Irenej of Bachka celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Novi Sad, with the concelebration of the Cathedral brotherhood. In his arhchpastoral sermon Bishop Irinej said, among other thing: “Every Sunday is a feast-day […]

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Divine Liturgy Celebrated on the Feast of St. Vartan the Warrior and His Companions

March 2, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – March 2017 On 23 February 2017, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Feast of St. Vartan the Warrior and His Companions. In observance of the feast, under the presidency of the Pontiff of All Armenians, Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin. In attendance were […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. CHARALAMBOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 25, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 25/2/17 On Thursday 10th/23rd February 2017, the feast of the Hieromartyr St. Charalambos was celebrated by the Patriarchate at his Holy Monastery, located on the north side of the Church of the Resurrection, by the end of Via Dolorosa. According to the Synaxarion of the Church, St. Charalambos was a […]

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Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria Performs first Consecration of Deaconesses

February 23, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – February 2017 On the feast of the Saint and Great Martyr Theodore of Tyre, 17 February 2016, the day on which His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa celebrates his name day, a festive Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Holy Church of St […]

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