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 ...

Christmas-Nativity Message of Patriarch John X of Antioch and all the East

Anthiochian Patriarchate - December 2016-January 2017 With the mercy of God John X The Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East To my brethren the pastors of the holy Antiochian Church. To my sons wherever they are in this Apostolic See. "When it was time for thy presence on earth the first enrollment of the world took place. Then it ...

Opening of the New Academic Year at the Armenian Theological Seminary of Jerusalem

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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriachate of Jerusalem - September 2016 This morning the Academic Year of the Armenian Theological Seminary of the Patriarchate was opened. Upon the arrival of His Beatitude the Patriarch and accompanying priests of the Brotherhood of St. James, all present sung. The Dean of the Seminary, the Reverend Father Theodoros Zakaryan started with a ...

Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ Brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew

On November 28, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Feast of the Apostles St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew. By the Pontifical Encyclical of November 28, 2014 of His Holiness Karekin II, the Feast Day of the Founders of the Armenian Church, St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew has been declared a pilgrimage day of the Holy ...

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 ...

Stolen Holy Gospel Book Returned

By Michelle Kearns NEWS STAFF REPORTER 27/11/2011 The Rev. Volodymyr Zablotskyy had given up on getting back a stolen Holy Gospel book, with saint portraits embedded on its red velvet cover, treasured by the members of SS. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, but a stranger handed it to a stunned parishioner as he walked the Lovejoy neighborhood over ...

Sunday, A Holyday And The First Day Of The Week – Explanations Concerning The Christian Orthodox Calendar On 2011

30/12/2010 The Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate informs us: In the Romanian Christian Orthodox calendar on 2011, Sunday is no longer barred by two red lines, but there is continuity between Sunday and Monday, in order to underline the truth of the Holy Gospel that our Lord, Jesus Christ, was risen on the first day of ...