The restauration of full communion between the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Romanian Patriarchate

Inter-Orthodox Communion and Unity 5/2/14 With the blessing of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, from 2-3 February 2014, a delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate met in Jerusalem with His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem, accompanied by Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and Archbishop Methodios of Tabor for restoring full communion between the ...

This great joy to carry Infant Jesus in the Temple is a prefiguration of the Mystery of the Church

On 2 February 2014, the Orthodox faithful celebrate the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple. The feast reminds the time Infant Jesus was brought to the Temple of Jerusalem when 40 days old, as the Jewish tradition stipulated. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel explained the significance of the feast after the Divine Liturgy was celebrated ...

When Christ Becomes The Light Of Our Life The Entire Human Being Is Illuminated

Januray 2014 On 12 January 2013, the Sunday after the Baptism of the Lord, the Evangelical pericope presenting us the Beginning of the Lord’s preaching, according to Saint Evangelist Matthew, chapter 4:12-17, was read in all the places of worship of the Romanian Patriarchate. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a sermon in the chapel of Saint ...

Romanita Vocal Group from the Republic of Moldova at the Romanian Patriarchate

On 23 December 2013, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel was carolled by “Romanita” vocal group from the Republic of Moldova. Three carollers, students of the National College of Medicine and Pharmacy of Chisinau sang Romanian traditional carols. To end with, His Beatitude spoke about the importance of the Romanian traditions: “We pray Jesus Christ, our Lord, to ...

The church of Saint Daniel the Prophet of Jibou Consecrated by the Patriarch of Romania

  On Sunday, 15 September 2013, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, consecrated the church of “Saint Daniel the Prophet” of Jibou. His Eminence Andrei, Metropolitan of Cluj, Maramures and Salaj, and His Grace Petroniu, Bishop of Salaj, were also present. They were assisted by a group of priests and deacons. Many of the faithful present had ...

His Holiness Aram I meets with Maronite Cardinal Patriarch Bechara al-Rai

On Friday 23 August 2013, His Holiness Aram I met with His Beatitude Patriarch Bechara al-Rai in Bkerkeh at the patriarchal headquarters. The meeting was held in the presence of former Patriarch Sfeir, the two assistant bishops of Patriarch al-Rai and Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, who accompanied the Catholicos. The focus of their discussion was the current ...

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel at the European Commission

On 30 May 2013, the Patriarch of Romania participated in the annual meeting of the religious leaders of Europe with the presidents of the Commission, Council and European Parliament, as well as with other high officials of the EU. This year, the discussions were focused on the concept of European citizenship, 20 years after its ...

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem arrives in Valamo

On May 28, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, who is on an official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, arrived at the Valamo Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration. His Beatitude’s delegation, who flew in by helicopter from Kronstadt, were welcomed by the abbot of the Valamo Monastery, Bishop Pankraty of Troitsk, and the director ...

His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visit historical building of the Synod in St. Petersburg

28/5/13 His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem and All Palestine and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in St. Petersburg in the evening of May 27, 2013. This day marks the 310th anniversary of the founding of the city on the bank of the Neva River. From Pulkovo airport the Primates proceeded ...

Session of the Congress Dedicated to Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen at the Romanian Academy

From 21 – 24 May 2013, the International Theological Congress entitled Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen – promoters of the religious freedom and supporters of the Church is held both at the Patriarchate Palace and at the Romanian Academy. The second day of the symposium was held at the Romanian Academy where the historical – religious context of ...

Protocol of Collaboration between the Romanian Patriarchate and the Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development

On 13 May 2013, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and Minister Daniel Constantin signed at the Patriarchate Palace the Protocol of Collaboration between the Romanian Patriarchate and the Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development for promoting the Romanian village. The purposes of the Protocol of collaboration between the Romanian Patriarchate and the Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development are the ...

The New Cathedral Will Be Like a Resurrection Candle

  29/4/13 To end with the Vesper service celebrated on 27 April 2013, at the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation, the Patriarch of Romania explained in the sermon delivered that the new cathedral will be like a Resurrection candle and like a coming out of the humiliation the Church was sentenced to in many ways during the communist ...

Palm Sunday Vespers at the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation

On 27 April 2013, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrated the Vesper service united with the Litany on the platform of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation. Besides the Patriarch of Romania, His Grace Varsanufie Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, also celebrated, assisted by a group of 12 ...

The Patriarch of Romania Met the Counsellors of the Social-Philanthropic Departments of the Eparchies of the Country

On 15 March 2013, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel met at the Patriarchal Residence the representatives of the social-philanthropic departments of the eparchies of the Romanian Patriarchate. During the last few days they participated in the regional workshop organised in Bucharest on the Principles of the Philanthropic field – Principles of the social integration from Orthodox ...

Reconciliation between the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Romanian Patriarchate

Jeruslame - Romanian Orthodox Patriarcates 23/2/12 With the blessing of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, from 20th to 21st February 2013, a delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate met in Jerusalem with a delegation of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, in order to solve the problem of the Romanian Settlement in Jericho. Following the conversations ...

Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria visits Russian vessel

On 17 February 2013, His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria, currently on a missionary trip in Africa, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Greek church in Dar es Salaam, the largest city of Tanzania, on his Name Day, together with hierarchs and clerics of the Patriarchate of Alexandria. Attending the service were Orthodox Tanzanians, diplomats, citizens ...

We multiply the gifts received from God through devotion and helping other people

On 10 February 2013, the 16th Sunday after Pentecost, the Gospel fragment on the “Multiplication of the bags of gold” was read in all churches. Thus, the Evangelical pericope of Matthew 25:14-30 presents us a man who was about to go on a journey, and called his servants and put them in charge of his ...

Whoever looks for God will be found by God

His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church explained, in the sermon delivered on 3 February 2013 in the chapel of Saint Gregory the Enlightener of the Patriarchal Residence, the significance of the Evangelical Pericope of the 32nd Sunday after the Pentecost from Saint Evangelist Luke, chapter 19:1-110, presenting the meeting of Christ, our ...

The Annual Session of the Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest

On 26 January 2013, the annual session of the Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest was held in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence of Bucharest, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, as Archbishop of Bucharest. Their Graces Assistant Bishops Ciprian Campineanul and Varlaam Ploiesteanul were also present. The meeting was preceded ...

Re-consecration of the Church of the Annunciation and Saint Martyr Ecaterina of Giulesti district of Bucharest

On 25 November 2012, hundreds of faithful attended the re-consecration of the church of the “Annunciation” and of “Saint Martyr Ecaterina” situated in Giulesti district of Bucharest. The religious service was celebrated by the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church assisted by a group of priests and deacons. To end with, His Beatitude appreciated the efforts made ...

Relics of Saint Hierarch Nectarie of Eghina, Healer of Diseases, Brought for Worship to Bucharest from 14 – 30 October 2012

21/10/2012 The Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate informs us: As every year, on the occasion of the feast of Saint Pious Dimitrios the New, Protector of Bucharest – 27 October, the Romanian Patriarchate will bring, with the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, holy relics kept by other sister Orthodox Churches to be worshipped by tens ...