Saints Peter and Paul are Teachers of Faith, Repentance and Church Mission in the World, Patriarch Daniel says

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 4/7/2020 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel Monday presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest for the feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul.  During his homily, the Patriarch of Romania highlighted the main characteristics of the two Apostles, noting that they were different as regards their intellectual ...

Solemnation of the dedication church of Venerable Justin of Celije in Resnik – Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 15/6/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Divine Liturgy in the chapel of St. Justin of Celije, next to the church of St. Nicholas of Ohrid and Zica, in Resnik on June 14, 2020. His Holiness was concelebrated by Bishop’s dean of Belgrade-Posavina, Archpriest-Staurophore Branko Mitrovic, Archpriest Aleksandar Petrović, Priests Goran ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije: The Demolition of the Monastery of St. Basil on Briska Gora is an Unprecedented Crime

Church of Serbia - 11/6/2020 His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, celebrated the Divine Liturgy with clerics in the monastery of Ostrog, next to the relics of Saint Basil the Wonderworker of Ostrog, on June 10, 2020. In the liturgical sermon, Metropolitan Amfilohijepointed out that Saint Basil had been and remained ...

Patriarch Daniel Spreads Message of Hope on Palm Sunday: Christ will Help us Overcome the Pandemic

Basilica News Agency - 13/4/2020 Patriarch Daniel delivered a message of hope to a society living under the fear of the coronavirus pandemic, as he commemorated the glorious Entry into Jerusalem of Jesus Christ at the Divine Liturgy in the historical chapel of his patriarchal residence on April 12. The Patriarch of Romania noted that many people ...

Serbian Patriarch celebrated Liturgy in Vavedenje Monastery – Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 9/4/2020 His Holiness Patriarch Serbian Irinej officiated Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great at the Convent of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Belgrade, on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 5, 2020, offering his prayers for the salvation of all. In accordance with the new state of emergency caused by the pandemic ...

Patriarch Daniel Urges Believers to Look After Mental Health Amid Coronavirus Outbreak : Mother of God is of Great Help

Basilica News Agency - 29/3/2020 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel Wednesday celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St George chapel of his patriarchal residence in Bucharest to mark the feast of the Annunciation. During his sermon, the Patriarch referred to the Akathist Hymn to the Most Holy Theotokos and the special prayer placed at the end of the ...

Protodeacon R. Rakić: Patriarch Pavle was a man of the Spirit

Church of Serbia - 20/11/2019 Interview of Protodeacon Radomir Rakic given to Bulgarian Orthodox Agency.  Who is Patriarch Pavle? What is his ministry and will be canonized as a saint? The team of Dobrotoliubie talks with protodeacon Radomir Rakic, who personally knew the  Serbian patriarch. Protodeacon Radomir Rakić was born on July 25, 1938. He graduated the Faculty of Theology ...

Eight Hundred Years of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - 18/7/19 The 22nd Quinquennial Church Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the United States of America. (photo gallery 2, photo gallery 3) On the feast day of the holy and unmercenary physicians Cosmas and Damian, on the second day of the Church Assembly-Sabor, a most majestic Holy Hierarchical Liturgy was served in honor ...

Protodeacon R. Rakić: Patriarch Pavle was a Man of the Spirit

Church of Serbia - 4/7/19 Interview of Protodeacon Radomir Rakic given to Bulgarian Orthodox Agency. Who is Patriarch Pavle? What is his ministry and will be canonized as a saint? The team of Dobrotoliubie talks with Protodeacon Radomir Rakic, who personally knew the  Serbian patriarch. Protodeacon Radomir Rakić was born on July 25, 1938. He graduated the Faculty of Theology ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Cross in Geneva

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 4/6/19 On June 2, 2019, the 6th Sunday after Pascha, commemoration of Gospel’s Blind Man, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR), celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation ...

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Acron

Church of Serbia - 1/4/19 On March 17th, 2019 the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, responding to the invitation of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, His Eminence, Archbishop Alexander of Dallas and Southern States (OCA) visited the Holy Archangel Michael Church in Akron, Ohio, and celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great ...

Celebration of the Feast of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle

Church of Serbia News Service - July 2018 In commemoration of the Feast of Bartholomew the Holy Apostle, patron saint of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, His All-Holiness presided over Great Vespers at the Holy Monastery of Zoodochos Peghe in Baloukli on the evening of Sunday, June 10, 2018, as well as the Divine Liturgy at the Venerable ...

THE FEAST OF SAINTS CONSTANTINE AND HELEN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 10/6/18 On Sunday May 21/June 3, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated along with the feast of All Saints, that of the Holy, Glorious, God-crowned, Great Sovereigns Constantine and Helen the Equals to the Apostles, at their Holy Church in the Central Monastery, as the founders and patron Saints of the Church of the Holy ...

30th anniversary of canonization of St. Xenia celebrated in church she built

Orthochristian.com - 10/6/18 The most beloved saint of the Russian northern capital of St. Petersburg was festively celebrated on Wednesday on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of her glorification by the Russian Orthodox Church. St. Xenia of St. Petersburg is also one of the most beloved saints of the entire Russian Orthodox Church and enjoys worldwide veneration. The ...

MONDAY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AT THE RUSSIAN SPIRITUAL MISSION (MISSIA) IN JERUSALEM

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - June 2018 On Monday of the Holy Spirit, May 15/28, 2018, according to the Pentecostarion, the Feast of Pentecost was celebrated, namely the coming down of the Holy Spirit, at the Holy Church of the Holy Trinity of the Moscow Patriarchate in West Jerusalem. This event was celebrated by the Divine Liturgy which ...

FIRST LITURGY SERVED IN WARSAW’S NEW AGIA SOPHIA CATHEDRAL

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Orthochristian.com - 23/5/18 The first ever Divine Liturgy within the walls of Warsaw’s new Agia Sophia Cathedral was celebrated on Saturday, reports the site of the Polish Orthodox Church. The momentous event came after less than three years from the day of the blessing and laying of the church’s foundation stone by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Beatitude Metropolitan ...

Feast of the Ascension Celebrated at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 17/5/18 On May 10, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the feast is also designated as the Pilgrimage Day of Holy Etchmiadzin. This day also ...

SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 14/5/18 On Sunday April 23/May 6, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Sunday of the Samaritan woman at the shrine of Jacob’s well in Nablus of Samaria. This feast commemorates the meeting of the Samaritan woman with the Lord and the revelation that “He is the Messiah, God is spirit and those who worship ...

THE FEAST OF ST. GEORGE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 14/5/18 The feast of St. George the Great Martyr and Trophy Bearer was celebrated one day before the actual feast, on Saturday April 22/May 5, 2018. At the Greek-Orthodox Arab-speaking Community of Acre-Ptrolemais in North Israel The Feast was led by the Hegoumen of Acre Archimandrite Philotheos with co-celebrants Priests from the neighbouring towns, ...

CHAPEL CONSECRATED ON SITE OF SECRET EXECUTION OF MONKS IN NORTHEASTERN UKRAINE

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Orthochristian.com - 7/5/18 On the feast of Mid-Pentecost on Wednesday, His Eminence Archbishop Roman of Konotop and Glukhov celebrated the consecration of a chapel and a well in the Sumy Region in northeastern Ukraine, on the site of the execution of several monks in 1922, reports the Konotop-Glukhov Diocese. The site is popularly known as “Popovsky,” from a word ...

THE FEAST OF THOMAS SUNDAY AT THE PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 24/4/18 The feast of Thomas Sunday was celebrated by the Patriarchate according to the Typikon order and the Status Quo of worship on Sunday April 2/15, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. On this Sunday the Church commemorates Thomas’ good unfaithfulness, which was changed by his faith when eight days after His ...