Finland

THE FEAST OF RESURRECTION OF PASCHA AT THE HOLY SEPULCHRE (2017)

April 19, 2017 Featured
1

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – April 2017 At midnight on Holy and Great Saturday 2nd/15th April 2017, at the turn of Sunday, 3rd/16th April 2017, the Patriarchal Hagiotaphite Entourage came down from the Central Monastery to the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection. There, at the Catholicon, Matins of Easter Sunday was held with the […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Catholicos of All Armenians Meets with Head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

March 25, 2017 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 25/3/17 HELSINKI, FINLAND: On March 20, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; met with Archbishop Kari Mäkinen, Archbishop of Finland and Turku and Head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. The meeting was held in the Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral Hall of Helsinki, as […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Minneapolis Conference to Explore the Future of Orthodox Church Music

June 20, 2016 Featured News
2016symposium_isocm_mpls_r1

The International Society for Orthodox Church Music – 20/6/16 Over 140 participants from 31 states and 5 countries to arrive for June 23-26 event Minneapolis, Minn. – The future of Orthodox Church music in North America and the English speaking world will be the focus of a four-day conference which opens at St. Mary’s Orthodox […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Metropolitan Mar Yulios selected to Lausanne Orthodox Initiative Steering Panel

September 11, 2015 Featured News

OCP Correspondent – OCP News Service- September 2015 Metropolitan Dr Mar Yulios selection to Lausanne Orthodox Initiative steering panel is recognition for Orthodox-Evangelical world HELSINKI, Finland: The third Lausanne Orthodox Initiative (LOI) consultation which was held outside Helsinki from September 1 to 5, 2015 has elected an Indian Orthodox Bishop in HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios to the […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Paschal Message from Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland

April 11, 2015 Featured News
His Beatitude Leo - Archbishop of Karelia and All Finland

April 2015 “Do not be afraid” Two months ago we began our journey on the way of Great Lent together. Every one of us fasted according to their powers and many received thereby refreshment of body and renewal of soul. Now it is time to carry our spiritual blossoms, grown in fasting and repentance, to […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Letter of Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland for the Great and Holy Lent 2015

March 1, 2015 Featured News

March 2015- The Finnish Orthodox Church “Guard the door of my lips” The right to social critique has not always stood at the core of society’s values. For example, in ancient Greece, there was no freedom of speech, and one reason the philosopher Socrates paid for his speech with his life. The present respect for […]

0 comments Read the full article →

9th Sretensky Readings in Finland

February 14, 2015 News

On February 9, 2015, the 9th International Educational Sretensky Readings held under the theme ‘Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles and Europe’s Christian Enlighteners. Towards the Millennium of the Demise of the Baptizer of Rus’ concluded their work. The readings were organized by Archpriest Victor Lyutik, dean the Moscow Patriarchate parishes in Sweden and rector of the church […]

0 comments Read the full article →

New Finnish Bishop to deliver SVOTS Commencement address

February 8, 2015 News
Metropolitan Elia

YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications] – February 2015 His Eminence, Metropolitan Elia, newly consecrated Bishop of the Diocese of Oulu of the Orthodox Church of Finland, will be the main speaker at the Saint Vladimir’s SeminaryCommencement on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Metropolitan Elia, formerly known as Priest Matti Veli Juhani Wallgren, is an alumnus of the […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Finnish Orthodox Metropolitan Elijah of Oulu Ordained

January 27, 2015 Featured News

January 2015 – Church of Finland The Orthodox Church of Finland received a new bishop when Archimandrite Elijah was ordained as bishop and installed as the Metropolitan of Oulu on Sunday, 11 January 2015, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Oulu. Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland presided at the ordination and installation. […]

0 comments Read the full article →

The Sixth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music to be held at the University of Eastern Finland in June 2015

January 19, 2015 Featured News

January 2015 Visit Website here: The Sixth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music, “Creating Liturgically: Hymnography and Music,” will be held at the University of Eastern Finland, in Joensuu, Finland, on 7 – 13 June 2015. The Conference takes place at the School of Theology at the University of Eastern Finland. The International Society for […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Reverend Father Matti Wallgrén Elected Finnish Metropolitan of Oulu

January 10, 2015 Featured News

December 2014- January 2015 The General Assembly of the Orthodox Church of Finland has elected the Reverend Father Matti Wallgrén to be the next Metropolitan of Oulu. The election was held on 26 November in the Church of the Transfiguration of Valamo Monastery. The episcopal synod had nominated Arsenius, Bishop of Joensuu, and Matti Wallgrén, […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Kirill meets Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

September 4, 2014 Featured News
Patriarch Kirill meets Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

4/9/14 On September 2, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, Archbishop Kari Mäkinenn of Turku and Finland. The meeting took place at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence at the St. Daniel Monastery, Moscow. Patriarch Kirill warmly welcomed Archbishop Mäkinenn and […]

0 comments Read the full article →

DECR chairman meets with Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

September 3, 2014 News

September 2014 On 2 September 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, Archbishop Kari Mäkinen of Turku and Finland. They were joined in the meeting, which took place at the DECR premises, by the Revd. […]

0 comments Read the full article →

An Orthodox Future for Finland?

July 6, 2014 Featured News
The 19th century Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki.

Orthodox England – July 2014 Foreword Nearly 100 years since the aggressive Western attempt to take over the last bastion of Christendom in Russia in 1917, there are reasons for pessimism and for optimism. On the one hand, in the south, the West has taken over the Patriarchate of Constantinople and made it into a […]

3 comments Read the full article →

Pope Theodoros II Meets the President of Finland

July 5, 2014 Featured News

June – July 2014 On Thursday 26th June 2014,His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, accompanied by His Eminence Leon, Archbishop of Karelia and All Finland and the Sirector of his Private Office the Very Reverend Archimandrite Apostolos Trifyllis, met with His Excellency the President of Finland Mr. Sauli Niinisto […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Archbishop Leo of Finland: Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches form fullness of Orthodoxy

June 24, 2014 Featured News

Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region) OCP News Service Eastern – Oriental Orthodox Christian Unity 24/6/14 Also read: Historic Meeting of Patriarchs of Alexandria and Archbishop of Finland in Helsinki Helsinki: In his speech during the reception provided to the Patriarchs of Alexandria on 23rd June 2014, Archbishop Leo […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Historic Meeting of Patriarchs of Alexandria and Archbishop of Finland in Helsinki

June 24, 2014 Featured News

Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region) OCP News Service – 24/6/14 Eastern – Oriental Orthodox Christian Unity Helsinki: The Finnish Orthodox Church celebrates the historic meeting of three Hierarchs from the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox family. Pope & Patriarch Tawadros II of Alexandria All Africa – Primate of the […]

2 comments Read the full article →

OFFICIAL VISIT OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF FINLAND TO THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

May 2, 2014 Featured News

  May 2014 On Tuesday the 16th/29th of April 2014, His Eminence, Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland visited the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, accompanied by three clerics, a nun and a subdeacon. Earlier on the same day, the Archbishop of Finland was welcomed at Ben Gurion Airport by the Most Reverend Isychios, Metropolitan of […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Metropolitan of Helsinki Visits the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

April 29, 2014 Featured News

April 2014 Eastern Orthodox – Oriental Orthodox Churches Armenian Orthodox Church – Orthodox Church of Finland On April 27, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed Metropolitan Ambrosios, Bishop of the Diocese of Helsinki and Holy Synod member of the Orthodox Church of Finland; who is visiting Armenia at the […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Sixth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music Announced

March 23, 2014 Featured News

23/3/14 Joensuu, Finland – The International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM) announced the theme for its 6th International Conference on Orthodox Church Music which will be held 7-13 June, 2015 on the campus of the University of Eastern Finland, in Joensuu, Finland. The theme of the conference in 2015 will be Creating Liturgically: Hymnography […]

0 comments Read the full article →

International Orthodox music society launches on-line journal

March 23, 2014 News

23/3/14 Finland: The first issue of the International Society for Orthodox Church Music [ISOCM] peer-reviewed on-line Journal is now available at www.isocm.com/resources/journal/index.html. The edition features research papers highlighting new approaches to the analysis of Byzantine chant using spectral techniques, discussions of the relationship between Serbian and Byzantine chant, the work of the Russian composer Nikolai […]

0 comments Read the full article →