Divine Liturgy

The Feast of St. Hripsime and Her Companions

May 21, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2016 On May 23, the Armenian Apostolic Church will commemorate the Feast Day of St. Hripsime and her Companions. On this occasion, at 10: 00 a.m., the reliquary of St. Hripsime will be processed through the city of Vagharshapat, from the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin to the […]

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230 years since the establishment of the orthodox theological education in the Transylvanian City

May 20, 2016 Featured News

  Romanian Patriarchate – May 2016 Academic, cultural and spiritual events began at “Saint Andrei Saguna” Faculty of Theology in Sibiu dedicated to the anniversary of 230 years since the establishment of the Orthodox theological education in Sibiu. The manifestations were opened in “Metropolitan Ioan Meţianu” rotunda of the Faculty of Theology, where His Grace […]

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St. Tikhon’s Monastery celebrates Feast of St. Alexis Toth

May 17, 2016 Featured News

May 2016 On Bright Saturday, May 7, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon visited Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, South Canaan, PA, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy marking the feast of Saint Alexis Toth, whose relics are enshrined in the monastery church. A Molieben was celebrated before the relics of Saint Alexis at the conclusion of the […]

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The Serbian Patriarch and Hierarchs Visits the Dechani Monastery

May 17, 2016 Featured News

The Serbian Orthodox Church- May 2016 (photo gallery) The monastic brotherhood of Dechany led by its abbot, Very Venerable Archimandrite Sava, welcomed His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the beginning of the regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, […]

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Program Agenda of the Visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Armenia

May 15, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2016 The visit of Pope Francis to the Republic of Armenia will start on 24 June. The official welcoming ceremony will be held upon his arrival at the Zvartnots International Airport, following which the Pope will travel to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, where a welcoming service will […]

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MONKS OF THE KIEV CAVES LAVRA BID THEIR FORMER ABBOT A FINAL FAREWELL

May 11, 2016 Featured News
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  www.pravoslavie.ru- May 2016 The funeral service for Archimandrite Eleutherius (Didenko), former Abbot of the Kiev Caves Lavra, was celebrated on May 7 at the Iveron Convent in the Russian city of Samara. Archimandrites Polikarp and Nifont from the Lavra participated in the memorial service, reports Pravlife.org. The memorial Divine Liturgy along with the funeral […]

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ICON OF ST. NILUS THE MYRRHGUSHER GUSHES MYRRH IN HIS NATIVE VILLAGE

May 9, 2016 Featured News

  Mystagogy- May 2016 On the Saturday of Renewal Week, 7 May 2016, the feast of Saint Nilus the Myrrhgusher was celebrated brilliantly in his hometown of Agios Petros in Kynouria. He was born there in 1601. Following the Divine Liturgy, a procession with his wonderworking icon and sacred relic took place around the village, […]

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A Song of Truth and Worship

May 8, 2016 Featured News
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Sandy Hermansen – SVOTS- May 2016 O Lord, open Thou My lips and my mouth shall show forth Thy praise. How many times have I heard this phrase, spoken by the priest at the beginning of the Divine Liturgy, and missed how bold and vulnerable a prayer it truly is? After all, if “out of […]

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Feast of the Ascension at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

May 7, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2016 On May 5, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The day also commemorates the return of the Catholicosate of All Armenians from Sis to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin in 1441. Under the presidency of […]

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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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