Pentecost: The Descent of the Holy Spirit

Church of Serbia - 17/6/19 Pentecost (Πεντηκοστή) – the feast day of the Descent of the Holy Spirit In the Old Testament, Pentecost was the feast that occurred fifty days after Passover. As the Passover feast celebrated the exodus of the Israelites from the slavery of Egypt, so Pentecost celebrated God's gift of the ten commandments to Moses ...

Synodikon of Orthodoxy

Church of Serbia - 25/2/18 The text of the Synodikon of Orthodoxy has been much altered over the centuries, chiefly by the addition of material and names that postdate the Restoration of the Icons in 843. This is the case with the text that is printed in the current Triodia. Some of the more zealous contemporary ...

Pentecost: The Descent of the Holy Spirit

June 2016 In the Old Testament, Pentecost was the feast that occurred fifty days after Passover. As the Passover feast celebrated the exodus of the Israelites from the slavery of Egypt, so Pentecost celebrated God's gift of the ten commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai. In the new covenant of the Messiah, the Passover event takes on ...

Metropolitan Tikhon offers benediction at annual Rose Banquet

24/1/15 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, offered the benediction at the 33rd Annual Rose Dinner at the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel here on Thursday evening, January 22, 2015.  The dinner marked the conclusion of the 2015 March for Life.  The theme of the day’s events was “Every Life is a Gift,” with ...

Synodikon of Orthodoxy

30/3/13 A yearly thanksgiving is due to God on account of that day when we recovered the Church of God, with the demonstration of the dogmas of true religion and the overthrowing of the blasphemies of wickedness. Following prophetic sayings, yielding to apostolic exhortations, and standing on the foundation of the accounts in the Gospels, we ...