Photos from Orthodox Christian Lenten, Holy Week & Paschal Celebrations Worldwide – 2017

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Metropolitan Tikhon presides at opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - April 2017 On Great and Holy Monday—April 10, 2017—His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery.  His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey, also was in attendance, as was His Beatitude, retired Metropolitan Herman. Opening prayers and the blessing ...

Ecumenical Delegations Meet at the Mother See

On September 26, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; an Ecumenical meeting was held in the Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, with the participation of 39 heads and representatives of Christian Churches who traveled to Armenia on the ...

Metropolitan Jonah consecrates Holy Chrism on Great and Holy Thursday

OCA 15/4/2012 As widely reported, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, consecrated Holy Chrism during Holy Week, with the concluding rites being celebrated at the Monastery Church of Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk here on Great and Holy Thursday morning, April 12, 2012. The preparatory rites began on the morning of Great and Holy Monday, April 9, and continued through Great ...

Metropolitan Jonah to consecrate Holy Chrism during Holy Week

15/2/2012 OCA For the first time since his election as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America in November 2008, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah will consecrate Holy Chrism in conjunction with the celebration of the Vesperal Liturgy of Great and Holy Thursday at the Monastery Church of Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk here April 12, 2012. The consecration of ...

Georgian Orthodox Church Prepares Holy Chrism

20/4/2011 Orthodox priests make chrism at the Svetitskhoveli cathedral in ancient Georgia's capital Mtskheta, outside Tbilisi April 20, 2011. Chrism or Holy anointing oil is used by Orthodox church for baptism and other religious ceremonies and it is made approximately once a decade during the holy week. Source:

Holy Mooron Consecration held at Patriarchal Head Quarters, Syria

Mooron Consecration held at Patriarchal Head Quarters, Syria on Sunday, Sep 19. His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas was the chief celebrant, assisted by His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I and other Metropolitans. MA`ARAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS: His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I lead the consecration of Holy Chrism assisted by His Beatitude Catholicos Dr. Baselios ...

Holy Mooron Consecration on 19th September 2010 at Patriarchal Head Quarters, Syria

Snaps - Preparing the Sacred Chrism Syrian Orthodox Church Ma`arat Sayyidnaya, Damascus: HH Patriarch Ignatius Zakka 1st will lead the consecration of Holy Chrism assisted by H.B Catholicose Dr. Baselious Thomas 1st & other Metropolitans of Holy Syrian Orthodox Church on 19th September 2010. H.B Catholicose Dr. Baselios Thomas 1st will participate in the Holy occasion ...