Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Church of Serbia - 28/9/19 The Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross is celebrated each year on September 14. The Feast commemorates the finding of the True Cross of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by Saint Helen, the mother of Emperor Constantine. In the twentieth year of his reign (326), Emperor Constantine ...

The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 2/10/18 Friday evening September 29, on the Eve of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, young members of the Armenian Community in Jerusalem made a large cross of candles in the great courtyard, while the Seminary Choir sang. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch ...

Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 4/5/18 On Sunday May 6, 2018 the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated in St. James around 9.00 AM. The Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross is one of the four feasts of the Holy Cross, also called Tabernacle ...

Assyrian Presbyteral Ordination in the Diocese of California

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Assyrian Church of the East  - 4/11/17 On September 13, 2017, The Feast of the Holy Cross, His Grace Mar Awa Royel, Bishop of California elevated Rev. Deacon John Piro to the ecclesiastical rank of presbyter at Mar Zaia Cathedral in Modesto, California. Rev. Fr. John will serve as an assistant priest at Mar Addai Parish ...

Catholicose Baselios Paulose II begins Apostolic Visit to Ethiopia

Fr. Abraham Thomas, Secretary- Department of Ecumenical Relations of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - 25/9/17 - The Oriental Orthodox Communion  Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: His Holiness Abune Mathias the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church has invited His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas ...

Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross and Ordination of Monks

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 17/9/17 On the occasion of the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, ...

President Dr. Bashar al-Assad Visits Holy Cross Syriac Orthodox Monastery in Saydnaya

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 9/9/17 A few days ago, His Excellency Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, visited the temporary site of the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Saydnaya. He was accompanied by the members of his family. His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency at the entrance of the ...

Message of His Holiness Karekin II at the 6th National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - May 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II, SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMEMIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA (Yerevan , 18 May 2017) Your Excellency, Mr. President, Honorable Members of Parliament, Dear attendees, We extend to you Our pontifical blessings and greetings, ...

Good Friday – Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 15/4/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the service of the worship of the Cross at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma in Damascus. His Holiness was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar at the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and the clergy of the Archdiocese as ...

12 Spiritual Quotes from Patriarch Daniel about the Holy Cross

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - March 2017 The Cross of our Saviour Jesus Christ represents God’s love revealed to humans in a world full of hatred and violence. The Holy Cross is the sign of love that conquers sin and death. Christ’s Cross becomes a principle of new life for every Christian; a principle of profound spiritual ...

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross at the Cathedral Church in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 22/1/17 His Holiness Irine, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Belgrade on the feast day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, January 18th, 2017. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the clergy of the Cathedral church. At the end of the Liturgy, Serbian Patriarch served the rite ...

SIGN OF THE CROSS IS A GREAT POWER, METROPOLITAN ONUFRY SAYS

Pravoslavie.ru - 6/10/16 On September 27, 2016, the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, during the Divine Liturgy at the Kiev Caves Lavra His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine spoke of the spiritual power of the Cross in the lives of Christians, reports theinformation and education department of the UOC-MP. “The Cross of ...

THE FEAST OF THE ELEVATION OF THE CROSS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE 2016

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - October 2016 A. In the afternoon during Vespers On Tuesday, the 14th/27th of September 2016, the Patriarchate celebrated the Elevation of the Holy Cross in commemoration of the fact that, on the completion of the opening of the Church of the Resurrection in 336 AD, St Helen and Archbishop Makarios of Jerusalem raised ...

The relics of St Philotheia and a fragment of the Holy Cross carried in procession, in Bucharest

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - September 2016 The Holy Cross and St Basil the Great Church in Bucharest began the manifestations for its dedication day, on the eve of the Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, 13 September 2016. Following the Vigil Service, the relics of the Holy Virgin Martyr Philotheia from Curtea de ...

Patriarch of Romania: The Holy Cross is the mystery of the eternal love of the Most Holy Trinity for humankind

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Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - September 2016 The Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross is cherished by the people because it shows not only the spiritual meaning of the Cross, but also what was achieved during time by the help of the wooden cross on which Christ was crucified, the Romanian Patriarch said ...

Patriarch of Romania: The Holy Cross is the sign of the never ending love Of God for humans, higher than humans’ understanding of God

Iulian Dumitrascu - Basilica News Agency - September 2016 The Cross of Jesus Christ, our Saviour, represents the love of God shown to the humans in a world full of hate and violence, Patriarch Daniel said in the sermon delivered Sunday, 11 September 2016, in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude explained the Bible teaching ...

Patriarch of Romania: “Kindness of Christ liberates Humans from the Demons’ Malice”

Iulian Dumitrascu - Basilica News Agency- July 2016 The purpose of the life on the earth is to reach the eternal heavenly life obeying the Word of God, attending the religious services, partaking the Holy Eucharist and doing good deeds according to the will of God, the Patriarch of Romanian said in the sermon delivered today at ...

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria visits Ethiopia 

Yonas Gredew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa and All Ethiopia) OCP News Service - 26/9/15 Addis Ababa: His Holiness Tawadors II of Alexandria on the Throne of St Mark the Evangelist is in Ethiopia for a four-day official visit. The Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church is accompanied by a high-level  delegation from Egypt. Pope Tawadros II will hold high-level ...

Despite attempts by Turkey to eradicate Armenia and exterminate Armenians we survived because of our heroes and martyrs Stated His Holiness Catholicos Aram I

September 2015 On 12th Saturday, His Holiness Aram I arrived in Anjar (Lebanon) to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the resistance of Musa Dagh. The Catholicos was accompanied by Bishop Shahé Paossian, Prelate of the Diocese of Lebanon, and was met by the Mayor of Anjar, Garo Pamboukian, representatives of Armenian civil society organizations, and thousands ...

Blessing of the Holy Muron of the Armenian Orthodox Church to be Held on 27th September 2015

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church - August 2015 Visit FB Event Page Here: The blessing of the Holy Muron, which traditionally occurs once every seven years, will be offered on September 27, 2015 at the Mother See of Holy Holy Etchmiadizn on the Feast of the Holy Cross of Varag, by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and ...

Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos elected as the President of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

May 2015 Following a rigorous search process that began in October 2014, the Board of Trustees of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HCHC) on, May 1, 2015, voted unanimously to elect the V. Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos as the next president of the institution, in succession of the current president, ...