The Relics Of The Saints Must Be Venerated

October 2014 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a sermon on the 20th Sunday after Pentecost in which he said: “The grace of God works in the human body and the body of the dead must be treated with respect and the relics of the dead venerated. While interpreting the Gospel according to Luke which writes about ...

International Theological Congress in Bucharest

Monday, 6 October 2014, the International Congress on the theme “Senses and Importance of the Holy Sacrament of Confession and of the Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist in the contemporary Orthodox theology, spirituality and mission” began at the “Dumitru Staniloae” National Centre of Permanent Formation. The Patriarch of Romania opened the Congress. The Primate of the ...

Holy Confession and Holy Eucharist – Sources of joy and eternal life

Message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the International Theological Congress “The meanings and the importance of the Holy Sacraments of Confession and of Communion in the contemporary Orthodox theology, spirituality and mission” (Bucharest, Dumitru Stăniloae National Centre for Continuing Education, 5 – 8 October 2014): The International ...

Through Generosity We Reach The Resemblance To God

On 3 August 2014, the Orthodox Church is on the 8th Sunday after Pentecost. In the sermon delivered after the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dedicated to Saint Great Martyr George, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church explained the significance of the evangelical text of Saint Matthew ...

The Priests of Bucharest and Ilfov on a Conference at the Romanian Patriarchate

May 2014 On 26 May 2014, the first session of the spring semestral pastoral-missionary Conference of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Bucharest on the theme 2014 – Solemn Eucharistic Year (of the Holy Confession and Holy Communion), was held in “Patriarch Teoctist” Aula Magna of the Patriarchate Palace. The conference was chaired by His Beatitude Daniel, ...

Patriarch Daniel at Pasarea Monastery, county of Ilfov

April 2014 On 22 April 2014, the 3rd Easter day, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania was present in the middle of the monastic community of Pasarea Monastery, Branesti commune, county of Ilfov. The Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a sermon in which he spoke about the meaning of the evangelical pericope of the day ...

The Eucharist is the greatest blessing and consolation in this life

o1/01/2014 On the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-on-Bolshaya-Ordynka, Moscow. In his archpastoral homily after the service, Metropolitan Hilarion said: “In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit! We have not so much ...

God’s Care and Love for Humans is Greater than any Collection of Temporary Material Goods

31/8/13 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a sermon in the historical chapel of Saint Great Martyr George of the Patriarchal Residence in which he explained the significance of the Evangelical Pericope of the 8th Sunday after the Pentecost in the Gospel according to Saint Evangelist Matthew, chapter 14, lines 14-32, presenting ...

No material wealth can have the value of a saved soul

On 3 March 2013, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a sermon in the chapel of Saint Gregory the Enlightener of the Patriarchal Residence in which he explained the significance of the evangelical pericope of the 34th Sunday after the Pentecost, of Saint Evangelist Luke 15:11-32, presenting the return of the ...

Metropolitan Hilarion: Our love of God is tested beyond the church walls

On July 29, the commemoration way of the Holy Fathers of the Six Ecumenical Councils, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted in Moscow. After the liturgy, Metropolitan Hilarion delivered the following homily: ‘In ...

Mar Seraphim to techies: Holy Eucharist is our participation in the body, blood of Christ

Indian Orthodox Church Diocese Bengaluru Liju Cherian & Jiju Thomas 3/4/2012 IT group rechristens itself as 'Fellowship of Orthodox Professionals' BENGALURU/INDIA - HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan, Bengaluru Diocese, has counseled IT professionals about how to prepare themselves for the Holy Eucharist. Dr Mar Seraphim who was addressing the recent monthly meeting of the Bengaluru Orthodox IT employees at the ...

Ancient Church in Festive Spirit

Mathews Mar Theodoseus, Metropolitan of the Idukki diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Church, hoisting the ceremonial flag at the Kodiyettu ceremony marking the beginning of the 15-day lent and festival at the ancient St. Mary's Orthodox Church at Kallooppara, near Mallappally, on Monday. Photo: Leju Kamal

The Indian Orthodox Church 1/8/2011 The 15-day lent and festival at the ancient St. Mary's Church at Kallooppara, near Mallappally, better known as Kallooppara Valiyapalli, had a ceremonial start on Monday. Mathews Mar Theodoseus, Metropolitan of the Idukki diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Church, hoisted the ceremonial flag at the Kodiyettu (flag-hoisting) ceremony held on the church premises ...

Oriental Orthodox Churches jointly celebrate the Holy Eucharist

BURBANK: On Thursday May 05th, 2011 and according to the annual tradition implemented by the Syriac, Coptic, and Armenian Orthodox churches, their Eminences the Archbishops of the local Orthodox churches celebrated the joint clergy holy Eucharist at St. Mary’s Coptic Church. The participants were: His Eminence Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Archbishop of the Western Archdiocese, ...

A TEAM OF PRIESTS VISIT THE ARMENIAN INMATES AT THE PRISON IN BEIRUT

12/28/2010 A Team of Priests visited the Armenian inmates on Tuesday 28 October at the main prison at the outskirts of Beirut. After holding a prayer service and collective confession, the inmates received the Holy Eucharist. At the end of the service, the clergy received private confessions, and discussed listened to the problems and concerns ...