The Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon on the Great and Holy Pascha 2015

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon (Mollard)

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - April 2015 To the Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: It is the day of Resurrection!  Let us be illumined, O ye people!  Pascha!  The Pascha of the Lord from death to life and from earth to heaven has Christ our God led us, as ...

Sanctity of Life Sunday 2015 – Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon (Mollard)

OCA- January 2015 To the Venerable Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: Dearly beloved, Today has been designated by the Orthodox Church in America as “Sanctity of Life Sunday,” a day on which we re-affirm our faithfulness to the eternal value of human life and re-commit ourselves to the defense of the ...

Archpastoral Nativity Message of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon (Mollard)

OCA- December 2014 Christ is born! Glorify Him! To the honorable Clergy, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, My Beloved Brethren and Blessed Children in the Lord, I greet all of you with the joy of the most glorious Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ! As Saint ...

Delegations of the Local Churches greeted His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr on his Name Day and the 20th anniversary of his Primatial ministry

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On July 27, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine at his residence in the monastery of Saint Panteleimon of Theophany received the delegations of the Local Orthodox Churches, who came to Ukraine to participate in the celebrations on the 20th anniversary of Primatial ministry of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr ...

Kyiv Mayor conferred on His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr a commemorative medal “1530 years of Kyiv”

On May 24, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr received Head of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov at his residence at St Panteleimon’s Monastery in Feofaniya. The meeting was attended by Secretary for the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmenytskyy and Vyshneve, a representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Verkhovna ...

KYIV. A meeting of the Commission for preparation of the 20th anniversary celebrations of primatial ministry of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr: main celebration is scheduled for 24-28 July

2/4/2012 At the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, chaired by Metropolitan Pavlo of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl the Commission for preparation of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Kharkiv Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the 20th anniversary of the Kyiv metropolis of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church held a session under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Volodymyr ...

KYIV. His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr elevated three bishops of the UOC to the new rank

Ukrainian Church On March 24 for the first time since September, past year, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St Nicholas church at the residence of the UOC Primate at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Concelebrating to His Beatitude Volodymyr were Archbishop Volodymyr of Pochayiv, Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy, Bishop Seraphim of Yahotyn and Bishop ...

Secretary for the Primate of the UOC denied widespread information about worsening of health of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr

13/12/2011 In connection with the spread of false information about the health of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr, Secretary for the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy and Vyshneve said: "The condition of His Beatitude is stable, although it remains serious. On Saturday, December 10, before leaving for Thessaloniki, the honorable relics of St. ...

Metropolitan Hilarion in Slovakia and Czechia

On December 6, 2011, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, arrived to Slovakia for the celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and on the invitation ...

Secretary for the Primate of the UOC Archbishop Alexander commented on health condition of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr

23/11/2011 On November 23, having returned from the hospital, where Metropolitan Volodymyr stays, Archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy and Vyshneve held a press conference for journalists, who gathered at the Refectory Church of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Answering the reporters' questions, His Eminence Alexander said in particular: "Today, Metropolitan Volodymyr is in the intensive care unit. His breathing is ...

“We ask to intensify prayers for recovery of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr,” – Archbishop Alexander

1/11/2011 On Sunday, October 30, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was put in hospital again. At present the doctors estimate the condition of health of His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr as grave. We ask all who care about the health of the Primate of our Church to intensify the prayers for recovery of Metropolitan Volodymyr," said ...

Visit of the Patriarch of Romania to the Czech Republic

11/10/2011 Last week end, the Romanians living in the Czech Republic had the joy to have His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church with them. Saturday, the Primate of our Church and His Beatitude Metropolitan Kristoph of the Czech Republic and Slovakia were received at the seat of the Romanian Embassy in Prague. Sunday, ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr signed out from hospital and thanks everyone for prayers

1/10/2011 After having been successfully operated on the leg Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine was signed out from hospital. The same day the Primate of the UOC had a phone conversation with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who is visiting the Chernivtsi diocese of the UOC on 1-2 October 2011. His Beatitude ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr addressed the faithful on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the Cathedral of St. Sophia, the Wisdom of God

22/9/2011 The message of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the Cathedral of St. Sophia the Wisdom of God The Cathedral of St Sophia the Wisdom of God in Kyiv is the cathedral church of the Kyivan Rus, the heir and successor of which is the Ukrainian Orthodox ...

The President handed the Star of the Hero of Ukraine to His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr

On July 9 His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Vladimir made an archpastoral visit to the Diocese of Simferopol, where he congratulated President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on his birthday. In his turn, the President of Ukraine handed the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church the Order of the State and the Star of ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr consecrated St Olga’s Church in Kyiv

On February 24 the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine performed the rite of consecration of St Olga's Church in Kyiv (Verbytskogo str , 3-г). Concelebrating to His Beatitude were: Secretary for the Primate of the UOC archbishop Alexander of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy, Secretary of the Kyiv Metropolis archpriest ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr conferred the UOC Primate’s distinction on Prime-Minister of Ukraine Victor Tikhonov

19/1/2011 On January 19, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine received Prime-Minister of Ukraine Victor Tikhonov at his residence at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. In the course of meeting Victor Mylhailovych told the Archpastor of the meeting of the Ukrainian official delegation he led with His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew held at Phanar on January ...

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah discuss relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox Church in America

19/1/2011 On January 19th, 2011, after the divine service at the Cathedral of the Epiphany and fraternal repast, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia had a talk with His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada. In a warm atmosphere of mutual understanding and trust, they discussed relationship between the two Churches and ...

Dean for Monasteries of the Kyiv Diocese became Bishop of Brovary

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On January 6, on the eve of the Nativity of Christ His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Refectory (Sts Anthony and Theodosius) Church of the Kyiv Lavra of Caves. Concelebrating to him were Archbishop Mykolai of Bilogorodka, Archbishop Pavel of Vyshgorod, Archbishop Anthony of Boryspil, Archbishop Alexander ...

Secretary of the Diocese of Bila Tserkva consecrated as Bishop of Rokytne

Ukrainian Orthodox Church On December 25, commemoration of St Spyridon of Tremithous, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Refectory Church of the Kyiv Caves Monastery, in concelebration of Metropolitan Bessarion of Ovruch and Korosten, Archbishop Metrophanews of Bila Tserkva and Bohuslav, Archbishop Augustine of Lviv and Halych, Archbishop Anthony of ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the relics of St Nicholas in Bari

On December 18-19 His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine visited Italy. On December 19, commemoration of the Holy Hierarch Nicholas, the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the Primate of the UOC presided over the Divine Liturgy in the crypt of St Nicholas' Basilica in Bari. During the ...