Sixth Sunday of Pascha: The Blind Man

Church of Serbia - 16/5/18 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Christ is Risen! Today’s Sunday is called the Sunday of the Blind Man. The event described in the Evangel of Saint John is confirmation of the words said by the Saviour, “I am the light of the world”. But ...

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES FOR THE DURATION OF THE HOLY WEEK AT THE MONASTIC CHURCH OF STS CONSTANTINE AND HELEN

Jerusalem Patriarchate - April 2016 From the 11th/24th of April to the 19th/2nd of May 2016 The following time schedule corresponds to the current local time in Greece which is the same as the current local time in Israel. Palm Sunday: Matins and Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: 5:00 am. Vespers: 3.30 pm. The Bridegroom [Nymphios] Service: 6:15 pm. Holy Monday: Hours ...

HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL’S CONDOLENCES OVER TERRORIST ATTACK IN PAKISTAN

DECR Communicatioin Service  - March 2016 His Excellency Mr. Nawaz SHARIF Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Your Excellency, Dear Mr. Prime Minister: It was with profound grief that I learned about the appalling terrorist attack in Lahore that killed and injured many people, including women and children. Please accept my deep condolences. I request you to convey ...

Lent – Offering Of The Man’s Love For God

On 22 February 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the Sunday of Adam’s Expulsion from the Paradise (beginning of the Lent with neither cheese). The evangelical pericope of Saint Matthew 6:14-21 was read in all Orthodox Churches. “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But ...

Lack Of Faith Or Spiritual Blindness Is More Serious Than The Physical Blindness

Church of Romania - May 2014 On 25 May 2014, the Orthodox Christians are on the 6th Sunday after Easter. According to the order of our Church, the evangelical pericope of Saint John 9:1-38 was read during the Divine Liturgy presenting the healing of the man blind born by Jesus Christ, our Lord. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch ...

From killing sin to life giving holiness

Church of Romania - April 2014 On 6 April 2014, the Orthodox Church is on the Sunday of Pious Mary the Egyptian, the fifth of the Lent. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel explained the symbolism of the Gospel of the day in the sermon delivered in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dedicated to Saint Gregory the Enlightener: ...

The Holy Synod Reiterates the Position Concerning the Definition in the Romanian Constitution of the Family Based on the Marriage between a Man and a Woman

On 13 February 2014, the first working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church of this year was held in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. We mention some of the decisions adopted: -The Holy Synod approved the programme of the manifestations organised at national level by the Romanian ...