Divine Liturgy

Orthodox Divine Liturgy – Consecration – Kenya

January 20, 2017 Featured News
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Orthodox Church – 20/1/17 His Eminence Orthodox Metropolitan Makarios of Kenya serves Divine Liturgy, St. Barnabas Orthodox Apostolic mission. Source:

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Christ’s Nativity in the Orthodox Archdiocese of Ohrid

January 17, 2017 Featured News
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Orthodox Archdiocese of Ohrid – Serbian Patriarchate – 17/1/17 On the feast-day of the Nativity of Christ His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje Jovan celebrated in the Stauropegial monastery of Saint John Chrysostom in Nizepolje, Bitola. His Grace Bishop of Polog-Kumanovo and Locum Tenens of Debar-Kicevo Joakim celebrated the Holy Liturgy in Kumanovo, […]

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THE FEAST OF ST MELANI AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 16, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem- January 2017 On 31st December 2016/ 13th January 2017, the memory of St. Melani the Roman was celebrated by the Patriarchate, at the homonymous chapel, which is located underground in the Holy Monastery of Megali Panagia, neighbouring on the south the Central Monastery of the Hagiotaphite Fathers. According to the Synaxarion, […]

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Feast of the Sons of Zebedee – St. James & St. John observed at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

January 15, 2017 Featured News
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 15/1/17 At the 10th of January the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem celebrated the Feast of the Sons of Zebedee. This feast is one of the biggest feast for the St. James Brotherhood. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrated Divine Liturgy. Pictures are […]

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St Gregory of Nyssa celebrated in Bucharest – Believers venerated the relics of the Saint

January 14, 2017 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 14/1/17 Many faithful from Bucharest participated Tuesday, 10 January 2016, in the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Lady Bălașa Church. The Very Reverend Archimandrite Ciprian Grădinaru presided over the Divine Liturgy in the concelebration of an assembly of priests. The Church celebrated one of its protector saints: St Gregory of […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. STEPHEN THE FIRST MARTYR AT THE PATRIARCHATE

January 12, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 12/1/17 On Monday 27th December 2016 / 9th January 2017, the memory of St. Stephen the First Martyr was celebrated at the Patriarchate. St. Stephen was one of the seven deacons elected by the Apostles to help them with their social work of common meals (Acts 6:2-7). Out of these […]

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CHRISTMAS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

January 10, 2017 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 10/1/17 1. On Christmas Eve According to the very old tradition of the Church of Jerusalem, the feast of Christ’s incarnation has been celebrated in Bethlehem, the birthplace of our Lord Jesus Christ since the 4th century A.D. Likewise, on Friday 24th December 206 / 6th January 2017, after the customary […]

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THE FEAST OF ST MODESTOS PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE PATRIARCHATE

January 3, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 3/1/17 On Saturday 18th/31th December 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of Saint Modestos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in his historical monastery located on Abu-Tor hill, opposite Zion hill in the Southern New City of Jerusalem. Saint Modestos served as a Patriarch in the years following the Persian conquest of Jerusalem […]

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New Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar, His Grace Justin enthroned in Baia Mare

January 3, 2017 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 3/1/17 His Grace Justin Hodea became Tuesday, 27 December 2016, the new diocesan Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar. The enthronement ceremony was held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Baia Mare. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delegated His Grace Varlaam of Ploieşti, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, to this event. […]

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Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan Celebrates Divine Liturgy at the First-Hierarchal Church in Brighton Beach, NY

December 27, 2016 News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 27/12/16 On Saturday, December 24, 2016, the feast day of St Daniel the Stylite, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Icon of the Mother of god “Inexhaustible Cup” at the […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Newly Ordained Priests

December 7, 2016 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 7/12/16 On December 5, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received nine newly ordained priests, led by His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Grand Sacristan of Mother See. Asking for the blessings of His Holiness, Bishop Hovnan stated that the priests, after having completed a […]

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Saint Sava Jackson Celebrates Feast of St. Sebastian

December 6, 2016 News

Chruch of Serbia- 12/6/16 On November 26th and 27th, the faithful of St. Sava Jackson gathered to commemorate the founders of the parish and the Feast of St. Sebastian of Jackson and San Francisco. The two-day event began with Great Vespers on Saturday evening.  At the invitation of His Grace Bishop Maxim, His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin […]

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Information on the Funeral rite and burial of late Bishop Jeronim

November 29, 2016 News

Church of Serbia – 29/11/16 The Diocese of the Backa informs the faithful and public in general that the Divine Liturgy with panichida will be celebrated in the Monastery of Holy Archangels at Kovilj on the Tuesday of the 29th November 2016, beginning at 9 o’clock, and the Funeral rite is to be served at […]

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Thousands of believers present at Bistriţa Monastery on the Feast of Pious Saint Gregory the Decapolite

November 27, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 27/11/16 Thousands of believers participated Sunday, 20 November 2016, in the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Bistrița Monastery, Vâlcea County, on the Feast of Pious Saint Gregory the Decapolite, Radio Trinitas reports. His Eminence Irineu, Metropolitan of Oltenia, presided over the Divine Liturgy. The following Romanian hierarchs concelebrated: His Eminence […]

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PRIEST SAVES WOMAN FROM SUICIDE

November 24, 2016 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 24/11/16 On November 19 in Kiev, an elderly woman living in a high-rise apartment building decided to commit suicide. She stepped out of her apartment and onto the ledge of the balcony but hesitated to jump. The locals who spotted the incident called the police and rescuers. The police were the first to arrive […]

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Saint Paisius Velichkovsky celebrated at Neamţ Monastery

November 23, 2016 News

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – November 2016 Neamţ Monastery celebrated Tuesday, 15 November 2016, one of its protector saints: Venerable Paisius (Velichkovsky) of Neamţ. On the feast day, at the Divine Liturgy held in the katholikon church Their Eminences Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and Bukovina, Ierotheos, Metropolitan of Nafpaktos and Hagios Vlasios, and Serafim, […]

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His Beatitude John X the Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and the entire East emphasizes the national role of the Orthodox Antiochian church

November 23, 2016 Featured News
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Anthiochian Patriarchate – 23/11/16 His Beatitude John X the Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and the entire East emphasizes the national role of the Orthodox Antiochian church. Balamand Nov. 20- 2016 His Beatitude John X the Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch emphasized the national role of the Orthodox Antiochian church and her richness with talents, various capabilities […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias Meets Catholicos Baselios Pauolse II : Visits Ancient Churches in Kerala 

November 20, 2016 Featured News
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip -OCP News Service- 20/11/16 (Ethiopian – Indian Orthodox Churches) His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias met His Holiness Baselios Paulose II in Kottayam. Later the Ethiopian Primate and the delegation visited Aarthattu & Pazhanji Orthodox Churches which are considered to be two of the ancient Churches in Malankara (Kerala). Patriarch Abune Mathias […]

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Saint John Chrysostom commemorated at the Chapel of the National Cathedral

November 20, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 20/11/16 His Grace Varlaam of Ploiești, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch and Chief Secretary of the Holy Synod, celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the feast of Saint John Chrysostom, Sunday, 13 November 2016. Saint John is the protector saint of the Chapel of the National Cathedral. At the end […]

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow & All Russia celebrates his 70th birthday – LIVE

November 20, 2016 Featured News
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RT.Com – 20/11/16 Heads and representatives of Orthodox churches have arrived in Moscow to congratulate Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his birthday. Hundreds of worshippers have gathered in Moscow’s iconic Christ the Savior Cathedral to celebrate the Divine Liturgy with Patriarch Kirill. Reverend Father Georgy Sergeev from the Moscow Diocese of the […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM PARTICIPATES IN “BYZANTINE THESSALONIKI” CONFERENCE

November 9, 2016 News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate  – 9/11/16 On Sunday, the 24th of October/6th of November 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, and Archdeacon Markos, led the Divine Liturgy at the magnificent St Demetrius Church in Thessaloniki, having as concelebrants H.B. Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus, Metropolitan Anthimos of Thessaloniki, […]

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