Slava of the Church of Holy Apostles in Topcider

Church of Serbia - 16/7/19 On the feast day of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to these saints in Topcider. The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Sailovic and Djordje Trajkovic, protopresbyter Branislav Jelic, presbyters Arsenije Arsenijevic and Vukasin Milicevic, as well as ...

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 ...

The Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to be convened in Pec

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Church of Serbia - 20/4/18 The Holy |Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church will commence its regular convocation by the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Invocation of the Holy Spirit in the church of the Holy Apostles in Patriarchate of Pec on April 29, 2018. The working part of the Assembly will begin in the ...

The beginning of a new school year in the Prizren Seminary

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Church of Serbia - 11/9/17 With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, dean of the Prizren Seminary, during the Holy Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Saint George in Prizren on 3 September 2017, the prayer of supplication was read for the invocation of the Holy Spirit on the occasion of the beginning ...

THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE HOLY APOSTLES IN TIBERIAS (2017)

 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - July 2017 On Thursday, 30th June/13th July 2017,  the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles at the Holy Monastery with their name in the town of Tiberias, and at the west bank of the sea of Tiberias. Vespers in the evening was held by the Most Reverend Metropolitan ...

Serbian Patriarchal Pascha Encyclical 2017

Church of Serbia - 15/4/17 The Serbian Orthodox Church to her spiritual children at Pascha, 2017 +IRINEJ By the Grace of God Orthodox Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch, with all the Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church to all the clergy, monastics, and all the sons and daughters of our Holy Church: grace, mercy ...

Patriarch Daniel: The Three Holy Hierarchs are models of spiritual pastors

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 2/2/17 The Three Holy Hierarchs are models of spiritual pastors who combine faith with culture, piety with the missionary work of the Church, the Patriarch of Romania said Sunday. Patriarch Daniel delivered a homily focusing on the main virtues of the Three Holy Hierarchs celebrated Jan. 30 by the Church: Basil ...

Venerable Parasceva (Petka) of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 29/10/16 Saint Paraskeva the New was born into a pious family, living during the eleventh century in the village of Epivato, between Silistra and Constantinople. Her older brother Euthymius became a monk, and later he was consecrated as Bishop of Matidia. One day, while attending the divine services, the words of the ...

Serbian Patriarch and Hierarchs at the Patriarchate of Pec

Serbian Orthodox Church - May 2016 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and Their Graces Bishops, members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops ouf our Church, arrived at the Patriarchate of Pec on 13 May 2016.  His Holiness and bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church were welcomed by the clergy and monks of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren and ...

An Introduction to the Divine Revelation

Reverend Fr. Dr. George Toma

  The Assyrian Church of the East - March 2016 The doctrine of the Apostolic Faith came from Divine Revelation. “Divine Revelation” is a doctrine which God Himself has revealed to mankind. God revealed the doctrine of apostolic faith to mankind so that mankind will rightly serve Him and will worthily give to Him due honor and praise. God ...

OCA Holy Synod of Bishops approves 2016 Planting Grant recipients

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - October 2015 With the blessing of the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, whose fall session draws to a close on Friday, October 23, 2015, the Department of Evangelizationannounced Planting Grantrecipients for 2015. Saint Katherine Mission, Cardiff, CA [Priest Andrew Cuneo, Pastor] will receive a grant ...

St. Olga’s Convent in Lugansk damaged from shelling, sisters evacuated

        July 2014 The holy convent reports: “Today, July 11, 2014, has been the most difficult day for our convent and for the city of Lugansk. “According to city residents, many civilian people have been killed or injured as a result of the bombing. Since 11:00, active shelling of the Lugansk regional clinical oncologic dispensary and (situated on ...

Commemoration Day of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew

On November 29, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, a pre-feast service will be offered in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin, on the occasion of the Feast Day of the first Armenian Holy Apostles, Sts. Thaddeus and Bartholomew.  The pre-feast service will be held during ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Honors Sts Konstantin and Elena

22/5/13 Bulgarian Christian Orthodox mark Saturday the feast day of St. St. Konstantin andElena (Constantine and Helena). Helena was the mother of Emperor Konstantin, who fought two great battles when he came to the throne: one against Maxentius, a tyrant in Rome, and the other against Licinius not far from Byzantium. At the battle against Maxentius, whenKonstantin was in great anxiety and uncertainty about ...

An orthodox view: A closer look at the Eastern Orthodox church in Normal

 By Kenneth Lowe klowe@pantagraph.com - 19/5/13 NORMAL — Ginny Bartges kissed one of the many holy icons at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church as she entered the chapel. Such prevalent icons are just one of the characteristics that distinguish the Orthodox church, which has had a building in Normal, at 1670 W. Hovey Ave., for a decade. Though many in ...