Divine Liturgy

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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Venerable Paphnutius the Iconographer has officially been declared a Saint

August 9, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – August 2017 Metropolitan Laurentiu of Transylvania on Sunday officially declared Venerable Paphnutius – Pârvu the Iconographer a Saint of the Orthodox Church in front of thousands of believers at Robaia Monastery within the Archdiocese of Argeş and Muscel. His Eminence Metropolitan Laurenţiu presided over the Divine Liturgy at which […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. PROKOPIOS THE MARTYR AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 30, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 30/7/17 On Friday, 8th/21st July 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of St. Prokopios the martyr, who martyred in Caesarea of Palestine during the reign of Diocletian in 303 A.D., at the chapel bearing his name, which is within the premises of the Holy Monastery of St. Modestos Patriarch of […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE HOLY APOSTLES IN TIBERIAS (2017)

July 30, 2017 Featured
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 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2017 On Thursday, 30th June/13th July 2017,  the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles at the Holy Monastery with their name in the town of Tiberias, and at the west bank of the sea of Tiberias. Vespers in the evening was held by the Most […]

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Serbian Patriarch officiated in the Russian Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago

July 21, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 21/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia led the Divine Liturgy at the Diocesan Cathedral of the Protection of the Mother of God in Des Plaines, IL here on this day. His Holiness is presently in the United States having led the glorification of the St. Mardarije in Libertyville, IL on July […]

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THE NATIVITY OF THE GLORIOUS FORERUNNER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 13, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem –  July 2017 On Friday, 24th June/7th July 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Nativity of the Glorious Forerunner at the Holy Monastery of the Patriarchate named after this Nativity in Oreini, west suburb of New Jerusalem, the place that is considered as his birthplace. On this feast, the […]

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THE FEAST OF OUR FATHER AMONG THE SAINTS ONUPHRIUS (2017)

July 4, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2017 On Sunday, 12th/25th June 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of our Father among the Saints Onuphrius of Egypt, at his Holy Monastery located in the district of the ancient Jerusalem, opposite Siloam font and on the slopes of Abu Tor hill, by the carved rocks – tombs […]

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DEPOSED OCA BISHOP IGNORES SYNOD’S DECISION, RETURNS ANTIMENSION, ASKS TO BE RELEASED FROM JURISDICTION

July 4, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 4/7/17 Representatives of the Holy Ascension Monastery in Detroit, where former auxiliary bishop of the Romanian Episcopate of the Orthodox Church in America Monk Irineu (Duvlea) served as abbot, has returned its antimension to the diocesan offices and asked to be released from the jurisdiction of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America. As previously […]

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‘Let us not live selfishly! Let us open ourselves to God’s love and help our neighbours’, Patriarch urges

June 26, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – June 2017 The purpose of human earthly life is the preparation for heavenly life, Patriarch Daniel said Sunday in his homily delivered during the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Romanian Saints Hall of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel reflected on the Bible readings, explaining that the Kingdom […]

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THE VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM TO CONSTANTINOPLE – CAPPADOCIA

June 20, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 20/6/17 The visit of His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos at the Ecumenical Patriarchate and later on to Cappadocia began on Friday, 3rd/ 16th June 2017. His Beatitude was invited by the All-Holy Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos for this visit, as the latter has undertaken pilgrimage tours to […]

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THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

June 20, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 20/6/17 On Sunday, 29th May, day of the memory of the Martyr St. Theodosia the Virgin, according to the unmovable cycle of feasts and day of the memory of the Constantinople fall and 9th June, the Patriarchate celebrated according to the movable cycle of the Pentecostarion feasts the feast of […]

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Relics of St. John the Baptist taken to the Holy Shoghakat Monastery

June 18, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – June 2017 On June 15, the Holy Armenian Apostolic Church commemorated the sacred feast of St. John the Baptist and St. Atanagine the Bishop, which coincides with the pilgrimage day of the Holy Shoghakat Monastery. On this occasion, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos […]

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