Divine Liturgy

Easter Eve Candlelight Divine Liturgy

March 28, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin- March 2016 Holy Week services were held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin with unique mystery and reverence. On the evening of Saturday, 27 March, a Candlelight Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Easter Eve in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos […]

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The Patriarch of Romania: “The icon shows the truth and the beauty of Orthodoxy”

March 26, 2016 Featured News

www.basilica.ro – March 2016 “Orthodoxy means witnessing God’s love, who became Human so that He could deify us, humans”, are the words of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, adressed to the faithful on the Sunday of Orthodoxy.   Patriarch Daniel officiated the Divine Liturgy, on the first Sunday of Lent, also called […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon presides at reinterment of Archbishop Dmitri

March 6, 2016 Featured News
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Orthodox church in America – March 2016 Also Read: DALLAS HAS A SAINT http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/91243.htm His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, presided at the Divine Liturgy celebrated in conjunction with the reinterment of His Eminence, the late Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South, at Saint Seraphim Cathedral here Saturday, March 5, 2016.  The celebration coincided with the Commemoration […]

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HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH ALEXEI II PRAYERFULLY HONORED IN MOSCOW

February 26, 2016 Featured News

Patriarchia.ru – February 2016 February 23, 2016, the 87th anniversary of the birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Alexei II, Metropolitan Arseny of Istra, the first Moscow vicar to the patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, administrator of the Central and Southern vicariates of the capital, served a Divine Liturgy and Pannikhida in Theophany Cathedral, where is […]

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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY IN CAIRO AND THE MEETING OF THE TWO PATRIARCHS OF THE ALEXANDRIAN AND COPTIC CHURCHES

January 4, 2016 Featured News

December 2015- January 2016 On 25th December 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, officiated at Orthros and conducted the Divine Liturgy of the Nativity of Christ at the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in the Egyptian capital, together with Their Eminences the Metropolitans Nikodimos of Memphis, Patriarchal […]

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The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate

December 31, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania – December 2015 The Orthodox Church celebrates each year on December 25th the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, commonly known as Christmas. On this great feast day, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, presided the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Together with […]

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Christmas Celebrated with Grandeur in Tirana

December 29, 2015 Featured News

Church of Albania- December 2015 Christmas is always distinguished for the festive atmosphere that creates and the sense of joy it brings for everyone and everywhere. Its spirit can be felt long before the feast, in the particular church services of this period, such as the Hours, the Holy Unction etc, but also in the […]

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Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium Announced for June 2016 – Registration Open

December 8, 2015 Featured News

8/12/15 Visit more Details: http://www.orthodoxmusicsymposium.org/ Minneapolis, MN – The International Society for Orthodox Church Music (www.isocm.com) will host a pan-Orthodox music symposium at St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral from Wednesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 26, 2016. The event will include presentations and workshops, music reading sessions, rehearsals, and will culminate in a festive hierarchical All-Night […]

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Unveiling of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Icon by Fr. Anastasy Yatrelis and benefactor Correna Panagiotou

November 30, 2015 Featured News
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John Panagiotou – 30/11/15 – USA On Sunday, November 29, 2015, in Summerville, SC, at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, Fr. Anastasy Yatrelis celebrated a thanksgiving blessing service (“slava”) for iconography benefactor Correna Panagiotou on the occasion of the unveiling of the new icon of Sts. Cyril & Methodius upon its arrival from Greece. […]

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The Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” Marked the 175 th Anniversary of the Birth of Peter Tchaikovsky and the 95th Anniversary of the Exodus of the White Army

November 24, 2015 News

ROCOR- November 2015 On Sunday, November 15, 2015, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, Deputy Secretay of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, officiated at Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedal of Our Lady “of the Sign” along with the cathedral’s Senior Priest, Protopriest Andrei Sommer; Protopriest Vasily Raskovsky; […]

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The Patriarch of Romania prayed for the victims of the fire in Bucharest

November 19, 2015 Featured News

The Patriarch of Romania prayed on Friday, 13 November 2015, for those departed to the Lord due to the fire at Collective Club in Bucharest. The prayers have been offered within the Divine Liturgy officiated in the Parekklesion (Chapel) of the Romanian People’s Salvation Cathedral. The remembrance of the victims of the fire which took […]

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Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ to be Venerated at the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin

November 13, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 – The Armenian Orthodox Church  On Sunday November 28th, the Armenian Apostolic Church will celebrate the Feast of the Apostles St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew. At 10:30a.m., a Divine Liturgy will be held in the Mother Cathedral on the Feast of the first Illuminators of the Armenian Church. On this occasion the Holy […]

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16th Anniversary of Enthronement of the Pontiff of All Armenians

November 10, 2015 Featured News

On November 8th, the 16th Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; was celebrated in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The celebrant was His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America. During the Divine Liturgy, the […]

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The Next “Battle of the Calendars

October 30, 2015 Featured News

OCA- Fr. Steven Kostoff- October 2015 At 6:00 p.m. next Saturday evening, October 31, 2015, I will intone the opening doxology of Great Vespers—“Blessed is our God, always now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.”  During this service, we inaugurate the liturgical cycle of the Lord’s Day—the Day of Resurrection.  In Great Vespers […]

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Requiem Service for the Archbishop Torgom Manookian – Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

October 24, 2015 Featured News

On October 11, a Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The celebrant was Rev. Fr. Karekin Hambardzumyan, Dean of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary. On the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of the passing of Patriarch Archbishop Torgom Manookian, of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, of Blessed Memory; in his sermon, […]

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Met Elias Audi: Our Church Does Not Bless Wars

October 19, 2015 Featured News
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Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – October 2015 The Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Beirut, His Eminence Elias Audi, presided at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Saint George and after the Gospel he gave a sermon in which he said: Jesus said to His disciples, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the […]

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Consecration of the Church of the “Synaxis of the Mother of God” of Bucharest

October 17, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania Sunday, 4 October 2015, the church dedicated to the “Synaxis of the Mother of God” and to “Saint Nicodemus of Tismana” was consecrated. The Patriarch of Romania celebrated the consecration service His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, celebrated the consecration service together with His Grace Varlaam Ploieşteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese […]

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PATRIARCHAL DIVINE LITURGY IN GERMISTON SOUTH AFRICA

October 6, 2015 Featured News

On Saturday 3rd October 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend the start of the new Parliamentary Period of the plenary session of the Pan-African Parliament. Today, Sunday 4th October, His Beatitude conducted the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of the […]

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Blessing of the Waters Service to be Held in Mother Cathedral

October 3, 2015 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin On October 4, following the celebration of Divine Liturgy, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; will offer a Blessing of the Waters service in the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin, for the newly consecrated Victory Holy Muron. Source:  

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Patriachal journey to the largest island of Africa

September 29, 2015 Featured News
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Orthodox Mision Fraternity- September 2015 Also Read MySon: Dear Friends of the Mission, It is with great pleasure that I communicate with you in order to inform you of the official visit of our Prelatic Shepherd, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodore, to Madagascar last June. This visit was planned long ago, so […]

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The 8th anniversary of the enthronement of Patriarch Daniel of Romania

September 28, 2015 Featured News

September 2015 His Beatitude Daniel celebrates on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, the 8th anniversary of the enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (30 September 2007). The Romanian Patriarch will officiate at the Divine Liturgy, from 09:30, in the Patriarchal Cathedral, assisted by hierarchs, members of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, priests […]

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