The Stavropegial Monastery in Bitola Celebrated Dedication Feast-day

Church of Serbia - 29/11/2019 Тhe feast of St. John Chrysostom was celebrated by His Beatitude, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje Jovan in the stavropegial monastery of St. John Chrysostom in Bitola, Macedonia, on the 26th of November 2019. It was at the same time a patron name’s day of the Archbishop himself. The joy ...

THE VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE PATRIARCHATE OF ROMANIA

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 30/11/8 From Thursday, November 13/29, 2018, to Saturday, November 18/ December 1, 2018, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos will be on a visit to Romania as a guest of His Beatitude the Patriarch of Romania Daniel, in order to officiate the co-celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the ...

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE VISITS THE ALL-HOLY SHRINES

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 4/7/18 On Thursday morning, June 15/28, 2018, His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge Prince William, firstborn son of Prince Charles of Wales and of Princess Diana, and Grandson of Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre while on a trip to the ...

THE PRIME MINISTER OF BULGARIA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 17/6/18 On Wednesday afternoon, May 31/June 13, 2018, the Prime Minister of Bulgaria Mr. Boyko Borissov, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where along with his escorts, was warmly received and guided by Geronda Sacristan Most Reverend Archbishop Isidoros of Hierapolis. The Prime Minister was escorted by a group of his associates, ...

Visit of His Beatitute Patriarch John X to Mor Aphrem Monastery – Maarat Saydnaya

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 12/6/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. His Beatitude was accompanied by their Excellencies Bishop Aphrem Maalouly of Seleucia, Bishop Moussa Khoury of Daraya, Bishop John Batch the Patriarchal Delegate for Lataqia. The ...

MONDAY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AT THE RUSSIAN SPIRITUAL MISSION (MISSIA) IN JERUSALEM

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - June 2018 On Monday of the Holy Spirit, May 15/28, 2018, according to the Pentecostarion, the Feast of Pentecost was celebrated, namely the coming down of the Holy Spirit, at the Holy Church of the Holy Trinity of the Moscow Patriarchate in West Jerusalem. This event was celebrated by the Divine Liturgy which ...

STATE NEEDS TO STAY OUT OF CHURCH MATTERS—MET. ROSTISLAV OF CZECH LANDS AND SLOVAKIA

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Orthochristian.com - 2/6/18 The participation of state officials in Church matters is unacceptable, His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia said during a recent meeting with two former presidents of Ukraine, reports the Diocese of Prešov of the Czech and Slovak Orthodox Church. President Leonid Kravchuk (1991-1994) and President Leonid Kuchma (1994-2005) met with His Beatitude in ...

SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 14/5/18 On Sunday April 23/May 6, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Sunday of the Samaritan woman at the shrine of Jacob’s well in Nablus of Samaria. This feast commemorates the meeting of the Samaritan woman with the Lord and the revelation that “He is the Messiah, God is spirit and those who worship ...

HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE DIVINE LITURGY AT REINEH OF NAZARETH

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 7/5/18 On Sunday of the Paralytic, April 16/29, 2018, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of St. George of the Greek Orthodox Arab-speaking Community of the town Reineh, a suburb of Nazareth in Galilee. After a very warm welcome by the Scouts and the ...

THE PRIME MINISTER OF ROMANIA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 1/5/18 On Thursday afternoon, April 13/26, 2018, the Prime Minister of Romania Mrs. Viorica Dăncilă visited the Patriarchate, escorted by the Staff of the Embassy of Romania in Tel-Aviv and by the clergy representatives of the Romanian Patriarchate in Jerusalem. The Prime Minister and her escorts were received warmly by H.H.B. our Father ...

Schedules for Holy Week and Easter – 2018 at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 29/3/18 Timetable of the Holy Week and Easter 2018, Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Saturday March 31 2.40 pm                Solemn Entry of His Beatitude into the Holy Sepulchre and Evening Vespers in        the Armenian Gallery Palm Sunday April 1 5.30 am                  Entry of the Patriarchal ...

THE FEAST OF THE ADORATION OF THE SACRED CROSS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE AND THE FEAST OF ST. PORPHYRIOS OF GAZA

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 20/3/18 On the third Sunday of Lent, the Sunday of the Adoration of the Sacred Cross, on February 26/ March 11, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of the Adoration of the Sacred Cross, so that by Its power we may continue the Lenten period until we come to celebrate the ...

THE 1ST STASIS OF THE AKATHIST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 25/2/18 The  Canon of the Theotokos and the 1st Stasis of the Salutations of the All-Holy Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary were officiated by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, on Friday afternoon of the 1st Week of Great Lent, February 10/23, 2018, at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the ...

THE FEAST OF SAINTS GEORGE AND JOHN THE CHOZEVITES

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  - 29/1/18 On Sunday January 8/21, 2018, after the Feast of Theophany, the Patriarchate  commemorated Saints George and John the Chozevites, at the Holy Monastery bearing their names, at the Brook Chorath on the way to Jericho. On this Feast, the Church honours St. John who left his Archdiocese in Caesarea of Palestine in ...

FESTAL VISIT OF THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE TO THE ARMENIANS

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 The visit of our Patriarchate to the Armenian Patriarchate for their joint Feast of Christmas and Theophany, in return of their visit on our Christmas Feast, took place on Saturday morning, January 7/20, 2018. On this visit His Beatitude and His entourage of Hagiotaphite Fathers were received by the Armenian Patriarch Manukian ...

THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 On Friday January 6/19, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of Epiphany, as the commemoration of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the river Jordan. At that time the humankind experienced the Trinitarian Theophany; the Son being baptized, the Father witnessing with a heavenly voice ...

THE FORE FEAST OF THEOPHANY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 The Forefeast of Theophany was celebrated by the Patriarchate according to the Typikon order of the Church and the Status Quo of the Patriarchate, on Thursday January 5/18, 2018. After the Service of Matins at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen on the morning of the aforementioned day, the Service ...

THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE HAGIOTAPHITE FATHERS

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 3/1/18 The established annual memorial service of the Hagiotaphite Fathers was held at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection on Sunday December 18/31 2017, the Sunday before Christmas. The Divine Liturgy before the memorial service was officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophanes of Gerassa. The Memorial Service after ...

HIS ALL-HOLINESS THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH IS OFFERED AN HONORARY DOCTORATE AT THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 7/12/17 In the agenda of the 10th Academic Conference of the “Orthodox-Jewish Dialogue” which takes place in Jerusalem from 22nd November/5th December to Thursday 24th November/7th December 2017, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem decided to pay His All-holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew the honorable distinction of the DOCTOR PHILOSOPHIAE honoris causa. For this reason, His All-holiness the Ecumenical ...

THE FEAST OF THE NEW MARTYR ST. PHILOUMENOS THE HAGIOTAPHITE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - November- December 2017 On Wednesday 16th/29th November 2017 the feast of the New Martyr St. Philoumenos was celebrated at Jacob’s Well in Nablus of Samaria. As known, the canonized by the Church of Jerusalem Saint in 2009, had joined the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood since his early childhood, and was ministering as the Hegoumen of Jacob’s ...

THE 12TH ENTHRONEMENT ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 26/11/17 At 10:00p.m. on Wednesday 9th/23rd November 2017, there Ceremony with the Doxology took place at the All-holy Church of the Resurrection on the completion of twelve years since the Election and Enthronement of H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos. The Doxology was led by His Beatitude, with co-celebrants the Archbishops and Hieromonks ...