Great Vespers

Celebration of the Feast of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle

July 19, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia News Service – July 2018 In commemoration of the Feast of Bartholomew the Holy Apostle, patron saint of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, His All-Holiness presided over Great Vespers at the Holy Monastery of Zoodochos Peghe in Baloukli on the evening of Sunday, June 10, 2018, as well as the Divine Liturgy at the […]

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Orthodox Masterpieces Series Launched

February 26, 2018 Featured
(front, from left) Harrison Russin, Mat. Genevieve Glagolev, Fr. Sergei Glagolev, Robin Freeman, Fr. Chad Hatfield, with the St. Vladimir’s Seminary Chorale, after Great Vespers

SVOTS – 26/2/18 On Saturday, February 10, 2018, St. Vladimir’s Seminary Chorale commenced its “Orthodox Masterpieces” series, a musical endeavor that invites the public to hear beautifully composed hymns in their proper setting: communal worship. To inaugurate the series, the Chorale sang Great Vespers in Three Hierarchs Chapel, featuring select compositions by Alumnus Archpriest Sergei Glagolev. […]

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

August 4, 2016 Featured News

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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The Next “Battle of the Calendars

October 30, 2015 Featured News

OCA- Fr. Steven Kostoff- October 2015 At 6:00 p.m. next Saturday evening, October 31, 2015, I will intone the opening doxology of Great Vespers—“Blessed is our God, always now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.”  During this service, we inaugurate the liturgical cycle of the Lord’s Day—the Day of Resurrection.  In Great Vespers […]

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Patriarch John X Celebrates Divine Services at St. George Cathedral in Worcester

July 24, 2015 News

On Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19, 2015, His Beatitude Patriarch John X celebrated Great Vespers, Orthros and Divine Liturgy at St. George Cathedral in Worcester, Massachusetts. His Beatitude was joined by His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, as well as many other Antiochian bishops, clergy and faithful. Following Great Vespers on Saturday, a fundraising dinner was held […]

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Lenten Services at the Patriarchal Church of St George

March 18, 2014 Featured News

Ecumenical Patriarcate – March 2014 The Daily Lenten Services at the Patriarchal Church of St. George are as follows: Daily Lenten Services Monday: Orthros, Hours, Vespers 8.00 Great Compline 16.30 Tuesday: Orthros, Hours, Vespers 8.00 Great Compline 16.30 Wednesday: Orthros, Hours, Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts 8.00 Great Compline 16.30 Thursday: Orthros, Hours, Vespers 8.00 […]

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Episcopal Assembly of Oceania marks the 1,700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan

July 6, 2013 Featured News

5/7/13 The Episcopal Assembly of Oceania solemnly marked the 1,700th Anniversary of the issuance of the Edict of Milan by the Roman Emperor St Constantine the Great in 313 AD with the Pan-Orthodox celebration of Great Vespers for Feast of Sts Constantine and Helen on Monday evening, 20 May 2013. This special Inter-Orthodox commemoration was […]

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Beautiful Chanting from the Holy Hill

February 16, 2013 Featured News

Konstantinos Koutroubas – 16/2/13 At Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, on the evening of February 1, we had a Vigil Service (Αγρυπνία) for the feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus to the Temple.  This feast is celebrated 40 days after the Nativity. In Greek, the feast is known as Υπαπαντή.  […]

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