In pictures: Patriarch Daniel prayerfully celebrates 66th birthday

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 service was attended ...

Georgian PM visits St Anthimos Monastery in Bucharest

Basilica News Agency - May 2017 The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, has visited Thursday Saint Anthimos Monastery in Bucharest. Being founded by a Saint of Georgian origin, Anthimos the Ivirite, this monastery was built during 1713-1715 on the site of an old wooden church dedicated to St Nicholas. His Grace Varlaam of Ploiești, Assistant Bishop ...

National Church Assembly – Patriarch Daniel: We thank the clergy and faithful who love the Church and struggle for her unity

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 11/2/17 The National Church Assembly (NCA) of the Romanian Orthodox Church held Wednesday its annual meeting at the Patriarchal Palace in Bucharest. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel chaired the meeting. The Patriarch opened Feb. 8 the NCA working session and appreciated the financial efforts made by the Romanian Patriarchate to carry out ...

Te Deum Service and Wreath-Laying Ceremony in Honour of the Founders of the Union of 1859

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - January 2017 The events dedicated to the 158th anniversary of the Union of the Romanian Principalities (1859) began Tuesday morning with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Next, His Grace Varlaam of Ploiești, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, officiated Jan. 24 a Te Deum service ...

Saint John Chrysostom commemorated at the Chapel of the National Cathedral

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 20/11/16 His Grace Varlaam of Ploiești, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch and Chief Secretary of the Holy Synod, celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the feast of Saint John Chrysostom, Sunday, 13 November 2016. Saint John is the protector saint of the Chapel of the National Cathedral. At the end of the ...

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

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 the ...

Te Deum On The First Day Of The Year At The Romanian Patriarchate

January 2015 According to the typicon, on the first day of the year, after the Divine Liturgy a thanksgiving service was celebrated for all the boons received last year. The Te Deum service was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral by His Grace Ieronim Sinaitul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, assisted by a group of priests and ...

Blessing Of The Painting Of The Chapel Of Saint John Jacob Of Bucharest

August 2015 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania blessed the painting of the chapel of Saint John Jacob the Hosevite of the “Justinian Marina” Social Community Services Centre of Bucharest. His Beatitude celebrated the Divine Liturgy before the blessing service together with His Grace Varlaam Ploiesteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch and Secretary of the Holy ...

The Week of Prayer at the Romanian Patriarchate

28/1/14 “The prayer is the best antidote to the state of division and only holiness can be the antidote to secularisation”. This assertion was made by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romanhia, on Saturday, 25 January 2014, in the Patriarchal Cathedral, after the Vesper service, in the end of theWeek of Prayer for Christian Unity. “Secularisation is ...

Opening of the academic year at the Faculty of Theology of Bucharest

On 7 October 2013, the students of “Patriarch Justinian” Orthodox Faculty of Theology of Bucharest attended the opening celebration of the academic year. The event began in the morning with the participation of the students and of the members of the teaching staff at the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Varlaam Ploiesteanul, Assistant Bishop to ...

The Graduates of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of Bucharest took the oath of faith

Romanian Orthodox Church Sunday, 24 June 2012, the graduates of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of “Patriarch Justinian” of Bucharest took the oath of faith. The event took place at the Patriarchate Palace, in “Patriarch Teoctist” Aula Magna, in the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. His Grace Varlaam Ploieşteanul, ...

Protocol of Collaboration between the Romanian Patriarchate and Two Ministries

On 24 April 2012, a Protocol of collaboration between the Ministry for Education, Research, Youth and Sport, the Romanian Patriarchate and the Ministry of the Interior and Administration was signed at the Patriarchate Palace, in Saint John Cassian room, for using the schools closed through merging for the pupils’ benefit. The meeting began around 19.00 ...

Remembrance Service for the Late Patriarchs Iustin Moisescu and Teoctist Arapasu at the Patriarchal Cathedral

31-07-2011 The worthy remembering late Patriarchs Iustin Moisescu and Teoctist Arapasu were commemorated today, 30 July 2011, at the Patriarchal Cathedral. After the Divine Liturggy, around 11.00 o’clock, His Grace Varlaam Ploiesteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch celebrated a remembrance service, assisted by a group of priests and deacons, for the late Patriarchs Teoctist Arapasu at ...