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PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES CYPRIOT CHRISTOS PANTELIS

March 26, 2014 News

March 2014 On Saturday the 9th/22nd of March 2014, H.B. Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, conferred upon Cypriot pilgrim Mr Christos Pantelis, the title of Crusader of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher. For more than twenty years now, Mr Christos Pantelis has been the Director of the Byzantine Coir and President […]

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THE FEAST OF ST GERASIMUS OF THE JORDAN (2014)

March 26, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On Monday, the 4th/17th of March 2014, the memory of St Gerasimus of the Jordan was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Monastery founded by him in the desert of the West Bank of the river Jordan. The monastery was founded by Hosios Gerasimus in 451 AD, after he arrived to the Holy […]

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The Patriarch of Romania at Cernica Monastery

March 26, 2014 Featured News

26/3/14 On 23 March 2014, the Orthodox Church was on the 3rd Sunday of the Lent, day dedicated to the Holy Cross. Lots of inhabitants of Bucharest attended the Divine Liturgy at Cernica Monastery where His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania was present, who delivered a sermon in which he explained the spiritual significance of […]

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Following Christ through faith and love for God changes sufferance into hope

March 26, 2014 Featured News

Church of Romania – March 2014 On 23 March 2014, the Orthodox Christians were on the 3rd Sunday of the Lent. At Cernica Monastery, close to Bucharest, the spiritual joy was increased by the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania in the middle of the monastic community and of the faithful who attended […]

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ISRAELI MINISTER OF TOURISM VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 16, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On Tuesday the 26th of February/11th of March 2014, the Israeli Minister of Tourism, Mr Landau Uzi, accompanied by associates of his, visited the Patriarchate. The Honourable Minister was received by His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers. In the context of this visit, His Beatitude thanked the […]

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FIRST SOLEMN VESPERS IN ALEXANDRIA

March 16, 2014 News

March 2014 On 2nd March 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandriaand All Africa officiated during the first solemn Vespers for the beginning of Great Lent at the Patriarchal Church of St Savvas in Alexandria, together with His Eminence Alexios of Carthage who is in Alexandria and His Grace Gabriel of Leontopolis, Patriarchal Vicar […]

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The Patriarch of Romania at 24 years of hierarchal service

March 5, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On Monday, 4 March 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates 24 years since he was ordained hierarch. His Beatitude was ordained Bishop on 4 March 1990, on the Orthodoxy Sunday, in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Timişoara by His Eminence Nestor, Metropolitan of Oltenia, His Eminence Nicolae, Metropolitan of […]

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SOUL SATURDAY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 4, 2014 News

March 2014 On the evening of Friday to Saturday of Souls, namely the 8th/21st to the 9th/22nd of February 2014, Vespers was held in commemoration of all departed Hagiotaphite Fathers, glorious Patriarchates, Prelates, Priests, Hieromonks, monks and nuns. The Service was led by His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem. Hagiotaphite Fathers co-officiated […]

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Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon on the Beginning of Great Lent 2014

March 1, 2014 Featured News

OCA- March 2014 To the Very Reverend Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke’s account of the parable of Prodigal Son, we hear the following words of the son to the father:  “Father, I have sinned against heaven and […]

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Criterion of judgement is the merciful love

February 27, 2014 Featured News

On 23 February 2014, it is the Sunday of the frightening judgement or beginning of fasting without meat. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a sermon after the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dedicated to Saint Gregory the Enlightener in which he explained the significance of the evangelical pericope of the […]

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THE FEAST OF ST SYMEON THE GOD-RECEIVER IN KATAMONAS QUARTER

February 24, 2014 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – 2014 On the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, the 3rd/16th of February 2014, the memory was celebrated of St Symeon the God-receiver, who held in his arms the 40-day-old Lord in the Temple of Solomon, exclaiming: “Lord, now let your servant depart in peace, as you have promised…” The feast was observed […]

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The Patriarch of Romania Celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral

February 19, 2014 Featured News

On 16 February 2014, the 34th Sunday after the Pentecost, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest assisted by a group of priests and deacons. In the sermon delivered after reading the Evangelical Pericope of the day (Luke 15:11-32), His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel emphasised the spiritual […]

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Archbishop Edward Mor Yacoub Visited Catholicos Abune Thomas I

February 16, 2014 News

16/2/14 Syriac Orthodox Church in India Archbishop His Eminence Edward Mor Yacoub, Patriarchal Vicar of central America) visited Catholicos His Beatitude Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I exchanged gifts. Archbishop expressed his deep gratitude to His Beatitude and expressed the hope that in future keeping in touch and close communication, given the proximity between the cultural […]

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THE PRIEST AND THE COUNCIL OF ABU-SNAN COMMUNITY VISIT THE PATRIARCHATE

February 12, 2014 Featured News

J erusalem Patriarchate – February 2014 On Saturday, the 26th of January/8th February 2014, priest f. Nikolaos Basal of the Greek Orthodox (Rum Orthodox) Community of Abu-Snan of the region of Accra in Northern Israel, together with a delegation of the Community’s Council, numbering approximately twenty members, visited the Patriarchate. The representatives of the aforementioned […]

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THE NEW CONSUL GENERAL OF GREAT BRITAIN TO JERUSALEM VISITS THE PATRIARCHATE

February 12, 2014 News

February 2014 On Wednesday, the 23rd of January/5th of February 2014, the new Consul General of the United Kingdom to Jerusalem, Mr Alastair McPhail, visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of his appointment. Mr McPhail was received by His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers. To Mr […]

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Not Any Prayer Is Accepted By God, But Only The Prayer Said In Lowliness

February 10, 2014 Featured News

On 9 February 2014, the Orthodox Church is on the 33rd Sunday after the Pentecost, also named of the Tax Collector and of the Pharisee. The evangelical pericope of Saint Evangelist Luke, 18:10-14, about the Tax collector and the Pharisee was read in all churches. The Orthodox Church began the period of the Triode This Sunday marked the beginning of the Triode for the […]

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

February 5, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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

February 5, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest at the Patriarchal Residence

February 5, 2014 News

On 1 February 2014, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel chaired the annual session of the annual meeting of the Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest in the Holy Synod Hall of the Patriarchal Residence. His Grace Varlaam Ploiesteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch attended the event. The meeting was preceded by the Te Deum celebrated […]

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Christ’s desire is to change the people’s life through His kindness, not through punishments and reproving

February 1, 2014 Featured News

Church of Romania On 26 January 2014, the Sunday after Pentecost, the Gospel fragment relating our Saviour’s encounter with Zacchaeus, the tax collector was read in all churches. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a sermon in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dedicated to Saint Gregory the Enlightener in which […]

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CUTTING ST BASIL’S PIE AT THE GREEK CLUB OF JERUSALEM

January 29, 2014 Featured News

In the evening of Saturday, the 12th/25th of January 2014, the custom of St Basil’s pie was observed in a festive ambiance by the Greek Club in West Jerusalem, at its traditional hall which was founded by the late Sacristan of the Holy Sepulcher, Archimandrite Efthymios. His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, cut the pie, blessing […]

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