His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel

In pictures: Patriarch Daniel prayerfully celebrates 66th birthday

July 25, 2017 News
Patriarhul-Daniel-aniversează-66-ani-2

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 25/7/17 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, celebrated Saturday his 66th birthday. On this occasion, His Grace Varlaam of Ploiesti, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, officiated a Te Deum (Doxology) service as a sign of thanksgiving to God for the bounties poured out upon His Beatitude over time. The July 22 […]

1 comment Read the full article →

THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES AND CHILDREN RECEIVE AID FROM RUSSIAN AND ROMANIAN CHURCHES IN PAST YEAR

June 6, 2017 News
Grand opening of the humanitarian aid center in Saransk, headed by Metropolitan Zenovy of Saransk and Mordovia. Photo: diaconia.ru

Pravoslavie.ru – 6/6/17 In celebration of today’s holiday of the Day of Protection of Children, the Russian and Romanian Orthodox Churches have reported on help rendered by their humanitarian centers over the past year. The Russian Orthodox Church has opened 55 new humanitarian aid centers since June 1, 2016, reports the Department for Charity and […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Canonization Ceremony of the Putna Saints – Let us entreat the Putna Saints to illumine our soul so that we be able to walk on the path to salvation, Patriarch says

May 17, 2017 Featured
Mănăstirea-Putna-Canonizarea-sfinţilor-putneni-2017-44

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency  – 17/5/17 Sunday, 14 May 2017, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrated at Putna Monastery the official ceremony of canonization of the four Putna Saints: Metropolitan Jacob of Putna, and the Venerable Fathers Silas, Paisios and Nathan. The ceremony was held after the Divine Liturgy celebrated by the Patriarch of Romania in […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Patriarch Daniel addresses the monastics of Sihăstria Putnei: ‘Convey the beauties of Orthodoxy through your prayers, your services, and by welcoming pilgrims’

May 17, 2017 News
Patriarhul-Daniel-la-Mănăstirea-Sihăstria-Putnei-13

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 17/5/17 The Patriarch of Romania visited Saturday evening the Sihăstria Putnei Monastery (Hermitage of Putna). Accompanied by several hierarchs of the Romanian Church, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel was welcomed by the abbot of the monastery, the V. Rev. Archimandrite Nectarie Clinci, in the presence of the monastics and many […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Daniel on the Feast of Annunciation: The Mother of God is a loving and prayerful Protectress of the entire world

March 28, 2017 Featured
Patriarhul-Daniel-Maica-Domnului-este-ocrotitoare-iubitoare-și-rugătoare

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 28/3/17  The beginning of the incarnation of the Son of God is the beginning of the deification of man, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said during his homily delivered on the Feast of the Annunciation. On 25 March 2017, the Patriarch of Romania attended the Divine Liturgy celebrated at St Gregory […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Daniel on Sunday of Orthodoxy: Through icons, we profess true faith

March 9, 2017 Featured
DSC_2460

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 9/3/17 Orthodoxy is not only true but also beautiful, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said Sunday addressing the faithful present at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. The Patriarch of Romania said that the Sunday of Orthodoxy commemorated on March 5 is not only the Sunday of true faith but also the Sunday […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Holy Synod the Romanian Orthodox Church takes decisions regarding Church life and the society

February 11, 2017 News
Noi-hotărâri-ale-Sfântului-Sinod-privind-viaţa-Bisericii-și-a-societății-1

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 11/2/17 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its working session Thursday, 9 February 2017, in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel chaired the meeting. The Holy Synod took the following decisions: The Holy Synod decided to give blessing for and to […]

0 comments Read the full article →

‘Only humbleness opens the portals of divine compassion’, – Patriarch Daniel

February 8, 2017 News
Patriarch Daniel - Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 8/2/17 In his Sunday homily, the Patriarch of Romania focused on the role humbleness and humble prayer have in acquiring salvation. He said that humbleness makes man sincere and grateful since in a humble state man observes God, the One Who helps him perform good. A humble man, the Patriarch […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Daniel: Only God can help man when he encounters serious situations

February 2, 2017 Featured
Patriarhul-Daniel-Numai-Dumnezeu-poate-să-l-ajute-pe-om-când-se-află-în-situaţii-grave

Aurelian Iftimiu  – Basilica News Agency – 2/2/17 The Patriarch of Romania addressed the faithful on Sunday reflecting on the spiritual portrait of the Canaanite woman described by the Gospel reading from Matthew 15:21-28. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a homily after the Divine Liturgy celebrated Jan. 29 at St Gregory the Enlightener Chapel of […]

0 comments Read the full article →

New Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar, His Grace Justin enthroned in Baia Mare

January 3, 2017 Featured News
img_9473

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 3/1/17 His Grace Justin Hodea became Tuesday, 27 December 2016, the new diocesan Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar. The enthronement ceremony was held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Baia Mare. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delegated His Grace Varlaam of Ploieşti, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, to this event. […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Children become bright torches of spiritual life through Christian education, Patriarch Daniel says

December 8, 2016 News

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 8/12/16 The eighth edition of the cultural and artistic performance Saint Nicholas among children took place Monday, 5 December 2016, at the Patriarchal Palace in Bucharest, in the presence of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The performance was held in two sections and had three mini-carols concerts and three mini-plays. […]

0 comments Read the full article →

The Hierarchs of the Holy Synod prayed for the victims of the Colectiv club fire

November 5, 2016 Featured News
ierarhi-sinod-pomenire-colectiv-un-an

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica New Agency – November 2016 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, prayed Saturday, 29 October 2016, together with several hierarchs, members of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, for the victims of the Colectiv club fire. The memorial service was officiated by His Grace Varlaam of Ploieşti, Assistant Bishop to […]

0 comments Read the full article →

New decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church regarding Romanians living in America

October 30, 2016 Featured News
noi-hotarari-ale-sfantului-sinod-al-bisericii-ortodoxe-romane-relevante-pentru-viata-bisericeasca-a-romanilor-din-cele-doua-americi

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 30/10/16 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its first autumn session Friday, 28 October 2016, in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The Holy Synod made the following important decisions for the church life of […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Schedule of events dedicated to the Commemorative Year of Hieromartyr Saint Anthimos the Ivirite and of the Church Typographers (September 26 – October 1)

September 26, 2016 Featured News
programul-manifestarilor-prilejuite-de-anul-comemorativ-al-sfantului-ierarh-martir-antim-ivireanul-si-al-tipografilor-bisericesti-26-septembrie-2016-1-octombrie-2016

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency- September 2016 On the 300th anniversary of the martyrical death of St Anthimos the Ivirite, Metropolitan of Wallachia, founder of places of worship, a cultural personality, and typographer, the Romanian Patriarchate and the Archdiocese of Bucharest, with the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, organize from September 26 to October […]

1 comment Read the full article →

The Romanian Orthodox Church contributes to the restoration of schools

September 20, 2016 News
Romanian Patriarchate

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Considering there are many schools in Romania in urgent need for help in order to be restored and equipped, so as to properly carry out class hours, the Romanian Orthodox Church engages in solving this difficult situation. Thus, at the proposal of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, the […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch of Romania consecrated the Church of the “Birth of the Mother of God” of Otopeni

September 15, 2016 Featured News

Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Saturday, 10 September 2016, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church consecrated the church of the Birth of the Mother of God of Otopeni. His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest concelebrated together with the Patriarch of Romania. After the consecration service, His […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Patriarch Daniel: Giving Birth to Children Is Always a Gift of God

September 14, 2016 Featured News
patriarhul-daniel-nasterea-maicii-domnului-8-septembrie-2016-resedinta-patriarhala-1

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 The fact that Virgin Mary is born to very pious and prayerful parents, Ioachim and Ana, at a rather old age, shows us that any birth of children is a blessing of God, the Patriarch of Romania said today. Thursday, 8 September 2016, the Orthodox Church celebrates […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Thousands of young people and faithful prayed together with Patriarch Daniel at the National Cathedral

September 14, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Sunday, 4 September 2016, thousands of Orthodox young people from all over the world present at #ITO2016, as well as faithful from Bucharest and from the country attended the first Divine Liturgy celebrated by the Patriarch of Romania at the National Cathedral. On the 11th Sunday after […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Patriarch of Romania: “Firm faith in Jesus Christ overcomes the hard trials”

August 28, 2016 Featured News
DSC_2128-ED2-1

Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The Saviour urges us to pray more, not only in hard times, but also to thank God for all our benefits, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said in the sermon delivered in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. The Gospel text read on 21 August 2016, on […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Orthodox Youth Meeting from all over the World (Bucharest, 1-4 September 2016)

August 28, 2016 Featured News
DSC_3473basilicaREDIM-1

Iulian Dumitrascu – Bascilica News Agency – August 2016  From 1-4 September 2016, the Orthodox Youth Meeting from All Over the World will take place in Bucharest, with national and international participation, organised by the Archdiocese of Bucharest, with the blessing of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, in collaboration with the Romanian Patriarchate. […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch of Romania at Samurcasesti Monastery: “Mother of God Is the Living Icon of the Church”

August 23, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The body which gave body to the Son of God through the work of the Holy Spirit could not be decayed, the same as the Body of Christ did not stay in the tomb, but rose the third day after death, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox […]

1 comment Read the full article →