Divine Liturgy

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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Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

October 30, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 30/10/16 On October 23, the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians presided over the celebration of Divine Liturgy during which the sacrament of ordination and anointment of deacons into the Holy Order of Priesthood was offered. […]

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15,000 believers present at Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pious Saint Paraskeva of Iași

October 22, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 21/101/16 Thousands of faithful from all across Romania participated Friday, 14 October 2016, in the Divine Liturgy, officiated in Iași on the Feast of Pious Saint Paraskeva the New. Representatives of state and local authorities also took part in the event. Other several thousands of believers stood in a […]

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Songs of the Divine Liturgy in Spanish : Himnos de la Divina Liturgia en Español

October 20, 2016 Featured News
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The Mayan Orthodox Church – October 2016 The Orthodox Church continues to grow in Guatemala, and one of the areas of progress is chuch music. A beautiful youth choir has formed at the Church of the Annunciation in Aguacate, Guatemala, where the people now sing the entire Divine Liturgy. There also is an excellent choir […]

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Patriarchal blessing for the monastic community of Plumbuita

October 16, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – October 2016 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, visited Sunday, 9 October 2016, Plumbuita Monastery in Bucharest. The same day, the outdoor altar of the monastic settlement was blessed. The faithful present at the Divine Liturgy officiated at Plumbuita Monastery by His Grace Timotei of Prahova, Assistant Bishop to […]

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Divine Liturgy Before the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” is Celebrated at St Theodore Cathedral in Saransk

October 9, 2016 Featured News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – October 2016 On October 5, 2016, the first Divine Liturgy before the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” was celebrated at St Theodore Cathedral in the city of Saransk, Russia. Officiating was His […]

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Catholicos Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia: Saint Anthimos of Iberia demonstrated that ministry to God prevails over all

October 8, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency- October 2016 His Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, conveyed a message on the occasion of the manifestations organised by the Romanian Patriarchate on the 300th anniversary of the martyrdom of St Anthimos the Ivirite, Metropolitan of Wallachia. The message was read out by His Eminence John, Metropolitan of […]

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SIGN OF THE CROSS IS A GREAT POWER, METROPOLITAN ONUFRY SAYS

October 6, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/10/16 On September 27, 2016, the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, during the Divine Liturgy at the Kiev Caves Lavra His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine spoke of the spiritual power of the Cross in the lives of Christians, reports theinformation and education department of the UOC-MP. “The […]

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Antioch, Romania and Georgia united in liturgical prayers : Saint Anthimos the Ivirite honoured in Bucharest

September 28, 2016 Featured News

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Hundreds of faithful were present at the Divine Liturgy officiated Tuesday, 27 September 2016, in Bucharest, on the feast of Hieromartyr Saint Anthimos the Ivirite. His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and all East, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, and Metropolitan John of Rustavi, representative […]

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Schedule of events dedicated to the Commemorative Year of Hieromartyr Saint Anthimos the Ivirite and of the Church Typographers (September 26 – October 1)

September 26, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency- September 2016 On the 300th anniversary of the martyrical death of St Anthimos the Ivirite, Metropolitan of Wallachia, founder of places of worship, a cultural personality, and typographer, the Romanian Patriarchate and the Archdiocese of Bucharest, with the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, organize from September 26 to October […]

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Thousands of young people and faithful prayed together with Patriarch Daniel at the National Cathedral

September 14, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Sunday, 4 September 2016, thousands of Orthodox young people from all over the world present at #ITO2016, as well as faithful from Bucharest and from the country attended the first Divine Liturgy celebrated by the Patriarch of Romania at the National Cathedral. On the 11th Sunday after […]

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ON DORMITION DAY PATRIARCH KIRILL AND METROPOLITAN ROSTISLAV OF THE CZECH LAND AND SLOVAKIA CELEBRATE DIVINE LITURGY AT KREMLIN CATHEDRAL OF THE DORMITION

September 1, 2016 Featured News

DECR Communication Service – August-September 2016 On August 28, 2016, the Day of the Dormition, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian and His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarch Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin. Metropolitan Rostislav came to Russia on […]

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The Feast of the Dormition of Virgin Mary – Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

August 31, 2016 Featured News

The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – August 2016 This weekend the celebrations for the feast of the Dormition of Virgin Mary took place at at the Church of the Tomb of St. Mary. Early in the morning clergy and faithful started the ‘pilgrimage walk’ from the Armenian Convent to the Church at the foot of Mt. of […]

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