Divine Liturgy

Pontifical Prayer Offered on Birthday of His Holiness Karkein II

August 24, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – Augsut 2016 On 21 August, in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin a special Pontifical Prayer Service was offered on the occasion of the 65th birthday of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; asking for good health, longevity and perseverance of the Pontiff of […]

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1070TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HOLY REPOSE OF ST. JOHN OF RILA

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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Read News from DECR Communication Service Edited by OrthoChristian.com Pics -bg-patriarshia.bg HIERARCH OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TAKES PART IN CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE 1070TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HOLY REPOSE OF ST. JOHN OF RILA On 18 August 2016, the commemoration day of St. John of Rila, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrated the 1070th anniversary of his […]

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Patriarch of Antioch paying an irenic visit to the Polish Orthodox Church

August 20, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – Information Services – 20/8/16 Pics: Orthodox.pl At the invitation of the Primate of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church Sawa, His Beatitude Patriarch of Antioch and All Orient John X has started his irenic visit to this country. His Beatitude arrived to Warsaw on the 16th of August and is going to stay with […]

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Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

August 16, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – Augsut 2015 ENCYCLICAL OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH Crete 2016 In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit With a hymn of thanksgiving, we praise and worship God in Trinity, who has enabled us to gather together during the […]

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OCP Delegation Honours Holy Martyr’s Armenian Orthodox Church of Abu Dhabi with the Indian Icon of St.Peter & St. Thomas

August 15, 2016 Featured News
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Monu Phillip – (Special Envoy of the OCP Secretariat) OCP News Service – August 2016 Also Read: OCP Delegation Visits Fr Mesrob Sarkissian – the Armenian Catholicosal Vicar of UAE & Qatar: Divine Liturgy & the ‘Blessing of Grape’ held at the Armenian Orthodox Church of Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi: On 12/7/16, a delegation of […]

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Divine Liturgy & the ‘Blessing of Grape’ held at the Armenian Orthodox Church of Abu Dhabi

August 15, 2016 Featured News
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Monu Phillip – (Special Envoy of the OCP Secretariat) OCP News Service – August 2016 Also Read: OCP Delegation Visits Fr Mesrob Sarkissian – the Armenian Catholicosal Vicar of UAE & Qatar: The Blessing of Grapes | Khaghogh Orhnek”>The Blessing of Grapes | Khaghogh Orhnek Abu Dhabi: Divine Liturgy and blessing of grapes ceremony were […]

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The 24th Anniversary of the Enthronement of Archbishop Anastasios

August 9, 2016 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – August 2016 On Tuesday, August 2, on the day of the 24th anniversary of the enthronement of His Beatitude Anastasios as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, a festive Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Church of the Analipsi (Ascension) in Librazhdi. It was a very special celebration, because it […]

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Patriarch of Romania: “Faith of the Merciful Help the Sick”

August 8, 2016 Featured News
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Gheorghe Anghel – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 Sunday, 31 July 2016, the Orthodox Church is on the 6th Sunday after the Pentecost. On this day, after the Divine Liturgy, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a speech in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence, dedicated to Saint Great Martyr […]

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A New Place Of Worship For The Patients Of The Hospital Of Oncology in Bistriţa

August 8, 2016 Featured News
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Gheorghe Anghe – Basilica News Agency  -Agust 2016 Also Read: Change Comes from Us: First Results of “Clothes Bank” Campaign Saturday, 30 July 2016, His Eminence Andrei, Metropolitan of Cluj, Maramureş and Sălaj consecrated the church of the hospital of oncology in Bistriţa, protected by Saint Hierarch Nectarios the Healer, saint patron of the cancer patients […]

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Patriarchs Iustin Moisescu and Teoctist Arapaşu Commemorated at the Patriarchal Cathedral

August 8, 2016 Featured News

Gheorghe Anghel – Basilica News Agency – July  – Augsut 2016 Saturday, 30 July 2016, the worth of remembering Patriarchs Iustin Moisescu and Teoctist Arapaşu were commemorated at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest: at 30 and 9 years, respectively, since their passing away. The solemn service was celebrated after the Divine Liturgy by His Grace Timotei […]

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WHY ONE JAMAICAN BECAME AN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN

August 7, 2016 Featured News
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Journey to Orthodoxy – August 2016  “Not all men are alike…I am not like all men…” The blessing of the Lord! My name is Marlon Marlondo Myers. I was born in August 1977, the second child and only son of my parents Raphael and Audrey Myers, and beloved brother to three sisters, Sherna (the eldest), Anna-Kim, […]

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Pilgrimage to mark 25th anniversary of Mother Alexandra’s Repose

August 4, 2016 Featured News
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ELLWOOD CITY, PA [OCA] – August 2016 The 25th Anniversary of the repose of Mother Alexandra, the former Princess Ileana of Romania who founded Holy Transfiguration Monastery here, will be remembered during the community’s annual pilgrimage and patronal feast August 5-7, 2016. The monastery was established in 1967 as the fulfillment of Mother Alexandra’s dream […]

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A Symbolic Attack on the Christian Identity of Europe

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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Romanian Orthodox Patriarchate – July 2016 The Romanian Patriarchate has learned with sorrow about the Catholic priest who was killed during the Divine Liturgy, by a terrorist group, on 26 July 2016, and about the persons assisting the service officiated by him who were injured. We express our compassion for the victims of the attack […]

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Photo-Report on the Celebration of the Martyrs of Alapaevsk in Russian Gethsemane

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – July 2016 On July 17-18, 2016, the feast day of Holy Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth and the Alapaevsk Martyrs, Divine Liturgy was celebrated at Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles Church in Russian Gethsemane, preceded the evening before by all-night vigil. […]

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His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrates His 65th anniversary

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Romanian Basilica News Agency – July 2016 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, celebrated, on 22 July 2016, His 65th anniversary. The Romanian Patriarch is currently visiting the Patriarchal Stavropegic Monastery of St Mary in Techirghiol, in order to evaluate the paintings and the redevelopment works carried out at this monastic settlement. […]

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OCA Diaconal Liturgical Practicum Marks Decade of Growth

July 14, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – July 2016 Over the past decade, the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Liturgical Practicum has grown from a small project designed to quickly train a few sorely needed deacons for the OCA to an established annual effort that instructs altar servers, subdeacons, and deacons from several Orthodox Christian church jurisdictions. Initiated with the blessing […]

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“ROYAL DAYS:” CROSS PROCESSION ON THE NIGHT OF JULY 16-17

July 6, 2016 Featured News
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Diocese of Ekaterinburg – July 2016 The traditional cross procession from the Church on the Blood to the Monastery of the Holy Royal Martyrs in Ekaterinburg will take place on the night of July 16-17, along the path on which the remains of the murdered members of the royal family were carried. Traditionally, for already a […]

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Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

June 27, 2016 Featured News
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Great and Holy Council – 27/6/16 ENCYCLICAL  OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL  OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH Crete 2016 In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit With a hymn of thanksgiving, we praise and worship God in Trinity, who has enabled us to gather together during the […]

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Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of Consecration of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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The Albanian Orthodox Church – June 2016 On June 1, 2014 the consecration of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana marked both a spiritual and historic event for the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, which has already gained an undisputed autocephalous position into the bosom of the Orthodox Churches worldwide. In addition the event marked […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians and Pope of the Roman Catholic Church Visit Gyumri

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 26/6/16 On June 25, after visiting the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial Complex in Yerevan, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church; flew to Gyumri. At the Shirak Airport, the Catholicos of All Armenians and Pope Francis were welcomed […]

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Holy and Great Council focuses on relations with other Christians in fifth day of discussions

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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Holy and Great Council – Kolymvari, Crete, Greece – 24/6/16 Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Release On the fifth day of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop George of Siemiatycze of the Church of Poland at the Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of Gonia. Afterward, […]

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