Divine Liturgy

THE FEAST OF THE DEPOSITION OF THE BODY OF ST. GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR

November 21, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  – 21/11/17 On Thursday 3rd/16th November 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the deposition of the body of the Holy Great and Glorious Martyr George the Trophy bearer. On this day the Church does not celebrate the martyrdom of the Saint but the deposition of his sacred relics in Lydda, which […]

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The Feast of Holy Translators and the 88th Opening of the School Year of the Armenian Theological Seminar

November 14, 2017 Featured
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 14/11/17 On Sunday, October 15, 2017, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy in the Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia. The Holy Liturgy was celebrated by the Dean of the Armenian Theological Seminary Very Rev. Boghos Tinkjian and was dedicated to the feast of Holy Translators. Following the Divine Liturgy, […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. DEMETRIOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

November 13, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 13/11/17 On Wednesday 26th October/8th November 2017, the Patriarchate observed the memory of the Holy and Glorious Great Martyr Demetrios of Thessalonica at his chapel, next to the west part of the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood building, near the School which bears the name of this chapel. Saint Demetrios, while living in Thessalonica, encouraged […]

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ABBESS BARBARA OF ST. THEODORE MONASTERY REPOSES IN THE LORD

November 13, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 13/11/17 +Memory Eternal+ Abbess Barbara of St. Theodore Monastery in Pereslavl-Zalessky , 90 miles northeast of Moscow, departed to the Lord yesterday, having suffered a heart attack. Bishop Theodore of Pereslavl and Uglich and the clergy of the Pereslavl Diocese have expressed their condolences to the relatives, friends, and spiritual children of Mother Barbara […]

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Armenian Orthodox Church of St. Saviour’s on Mt. Zion Renovated

November 9, 2017 Featured
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Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem  – 9/11/17 The Church of St. Saviour’s on Mount Zion is renovated and looks splendid. Last Saturday, October 28, Vespers were celebrated in St. Saviour’s, and the images in the church were anointed by His Beatitude Archbishop-Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem. Sunday, October 29 the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in […]

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Consecration of Bishop David of Priddy – British Orthodox Church

October 31, 2017 Featured
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The British Orthodox Church – 31/10/17 The scheduled episcopal consecration of Father David Seeds was an historic event in the history of the British Orthodox Church. The last consecration of an Auxiliary bishop for the See of Glastonbury had been the late Bishop John (Peace) of Wirral (1923-1990), who was consecrated by Abba Seraphim in […]

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PAT. BARTHOLOMEW CONSECRATES RESTORED CHURCH IN CONSTANTINOPLE ORTHODOX CEMETERY

October 30, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 30/10/17 The consecration of the restored historic Church of the Transfiguration in the Şişli Orthodox cemetery in Constantinople was celebrated by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on October 22, reports Sedmitza. The first Divine Liturgy in the newly-consecrated church was then concelebrated by Pat. Bartholomew and fifteen other hierarchs. The service was attended by the […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. ISAAC THE SYRIAN AND ORDINATION OF A PRIEST IN DOHA

October 21, 2017 Featured
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 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 21/10/17 The feast of the Holy Cathedral in Doha was celebrated with special ecclesiastical brilliance, with the participation of Jerusalem Patriarchate clergy, who came to honour the feast and co-celebrate the Divine Liturgy and the ordination of Deacon Demetrios as Priest. For pastoral reasons the feast was transferred on Friday. […]

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The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” Spends Over a Week at Orenburg’s St Nicholas Cathedral (Photo-Report)

October 21, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 21/10/17 From October 3-10, 2017, St Nicholas Cathedral in Orenburg, Russia, remained open 24 hours a day to provide the faithful with the opportunity to venerate the miracle-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign.” […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FIRST MARTYR THECLA AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – 2017

October 10, 2017 Featured
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 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 10/10/17 On Saturday 24th September/7th October 2017, the memory of the Holy First Martyr and equal to the Apostles St. Thecla was celebrated at her chapel in the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood, located to the west of the H. Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. The Holy First Martyr  Thecla came from […]

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A MIRACULOUS HEALING OF THE VARNAKOVA ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

October 5, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 5/10/17 A seriously ill man was healed several weeks ago after his wife made a pilgrimage to the Holy Monastery of the Varnakova Panagia in Efpalio Greece, 145 miles west of Athens, from the Greek city of Agrinio, to pray before the monastery’s wonderworking Varnakova Panagia Icon, reports vimaorthodoxias.gr. The wife of the ill man, […]

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Orthodox Patriarch of Bulgaria serves Divine Liturgy

September 15, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – 15/9/17 His Holiness Neophyte – Bulgarian Patriarch & Orthodox Metropolitan of Sofia  has celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Feast of the Passion of st. Prophet and For-runner John the Baptist. Filmed by Sonya Ankova. Source:

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Great Celebration of St. Cosmas in his Monastery in Kolkondas

September 12, 2017 Featured
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Albanian Orthodox Church – 12/9/17 Divine Liturgy Presided by Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, His Beatitude Anastasios – “If we want to express our love and respect for St. Cosmas, let us imitate him in works of love as he encourages us in his spiritual teachings” – Spiritual celebrations, as typical of our […]

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THE ASCEND OF THEOTOKOS’ ICON FROM GETHSEMANE AT THE FEAST OF THE APODOSIS OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS

September 11, 2017 Featured
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2017 On Tuesday 23rd August/5th September 2017, the ascend of Theotokos’ icon took place in procession from Theotokos’ Tomb to the Metochion of Gethsemane, opposite the Church of the Resurrection. This sacred icon had remained at Theotokos’ Tomb since its descend in the morning of 12th August until 23rd August, the […]

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“ECUMENISM IS AN INSIDIOUS SATANIC MOVEMENT”—MET. JEREMIAH OF GORTYN

September 6, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/9/17 Metropolitan Jeremiah of Gortyn, of the Greek Orthodox Church, has addressed his congregation with a special message. The hierarch paid special attention to the issues of ecumenism and the preservation of an Orthodox identity, reports AgionOros. “My brethren,” he writes, “you are Orthodox Christians, received in the font of holy Baptism from an Orthodox […]

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THE PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE 9TH ANNIVERSARY SINCE THE INAUGURATION OF JACOB’S WELL CHURCH

September 4, 2017 Featured
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2017 On Wednesday 17th/30th August 2017, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Church of Jacob’s Well in the City of Nablus. The Liturgy was led by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophanes of Gerassa, with co-celebrants Hagiotaphite Hieromonks, along with two Priests from local Churches of Nablus and Zababdeh, and […]

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THE FEAST OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

September 4, 2017 Featured
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2017 On Monday, 15th/28th August 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated in great festivity the feast of the Dormition of Theotokos according to its typical order of worship at the Tomb of Theotokos in Gethsemane. Therein, with the Tomb of Theotokos being the Holy Altar, Matins and the Divine Liturgy were celebrated, […]

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NEW CHURCH CONSECRATED ON SPOT OF ARRESTED ROMANOVS’ DISEMBARKATION IN EKATERINBURG

August 30, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 30/8/17 A new church in Ekaterinburg dedicated to the Port Arthur Icon of the Mother of God was consecrated on its patronal feast today by Metropolitan Kirill of Ekaterinburg and Verkhoturye, reports the diocesan website. As online journal Foma notes, the church was built on the site where Royal Martyrs Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarina Alexandra, and their […]

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Funeral Rite for the Late Bishop Narek Shakaryan

August 27, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 27/8/17 +Memory Eternal+ On August 23, the funeral rites for His Grace Bishop Narek Shakaryan was held in the cemetery of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin located at the Mother See, which was attended by members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See, led by His Holiness Karekin II, […]

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Abbess Moisseia (Bubnova) is Honored at Ascension of the Lord Convent on the Mt of Olives in Jerusalem

August 24, 2017 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – August 2017 On Sunday, August 13, 2017, the 10th Sunday after Pentecost, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Ascension of the Lord Convent on the Mt of Olives in Jerusalem, along with Archimandrite […]

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The difference between Orthodox and heretics

August 17, 2017 Featured
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OODGER – August 2017 in… medical terms And why common prayers are senseless Source: “Empirical Dogmatics of the Orthodox Catholic Church according to the oral lessons of Fr. J. Romanides” – Vol.B – By His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and Saint Vlassios Source: http://www.oodegr.com/oode/thriskies/genika/airesh_or8odoksia_1.htm A previous article had shown that, just as there is a difference between truth and […]

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