Metropolitan-Primate Cornelius of Tallinn & All Estonia Enters Eternal Rest

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OCP News Service - 22/4/18 +Memory Eternal+ Metropolitan-Primate Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia  of the Estonian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate has entered eternal rest. MET. CORNELIUS OF ESTONIA’S ENTIRE LIFE “WAS DEVOTED TO SERVING GOD AND PEOPLE,” PATRIARCH SAYS Biographical note Cornelius, Metropolitan of Tallinn and All Estonia, (secular name Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Yacobs) was born on 19 June ...

METROPOLITAN STEPHANOS SUGGESTS UNITING CHURCH IN ESTONIA UNDER HIS AUTHORITY

Pravmir.ru - 10/4/16 Metropolitan Stephanos of the Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Church of the Patriarchate of Constantinople has suggested that the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate unite with his Church under his authority. Metropolitan Stephanos told the Postimees newspaper that he bases himself on the decisions of the Pan-Orthodox Council that was held in June this year ...

Synod of Estonian Orthodox Church holds its regular session

On 16 September 2014, a regular session of the Synod of the Estonian Orthodox Church took place in Tallinn under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Kornily of Tallinn and All Estonia. Bishop Lazar of Narva and Prichudye took part in the meeting. The participants in the session heard reports on the activities of the Publishing Department and the ...

Metropolitan Cornelius’ 90th birthday is celebrated in Tallinn

Estonian Orthodox Church - Moscow Patriarchate - June 2014 The 90th birthday of Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia was celebrated in Tallinn on June 18-19, 2014. Taking part in the celebration with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department ...

Estonia’s Prime Minister Taavi Roivas congratulates Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia on his 90th birthday

Estonian Orthodox Church - Moscow Patriarchate - June 2014 On June 19, 2014, Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia turned 90 year old. On the eve of the celebrations, the Primate of the Estonian Orthodox Church was visited in his residence by Estonia’s Prime Minister Taavi Roivas. The prime minister congratulated Metropolitan Cornelius on the remarkable ...

Estonian Orthodox Church meets for a Council

May 2014 EOC- Moscow Patriarcate May 13, 2014 – the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate met for a Council at the Pukhtitsy Convent of the Assumption. The Council was attended by the clergy of the Estonian Church, as well as lay people, one from each parish. The convent’s Mother Superior Philareta (Kalacheva) was ...

Lutheran, Orthodox Churches to Sign Statement on Common Principles

25/4/13 The Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Church and the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church are signing a joint statement on their shared theological beliefs today. The document stresses the importance of worship in people's lives, ETV reported. It is the first such appeal to be made by the two churches, which have held bilateral meetings every year since 2006. In ...

Estonian Orthodox Church Marks Christmas as Holiday Celebrations Wind Down

7/1/13 Tallinn's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral held its first-ever nighttime service on Christmas Eve, celebrated on January 6 in accordance with the Julian Calendar. Meanwhile, Tallinners honoring the Western calendar marked the end of winter celebrations with the revival of a medieval ritual - the burning of the Black Heads Guild's Christmas tree. In previous years, Russian tourists have ...