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REFURBISHMENT OF THE HOLY SHRINE OF SAINTS JOACHIM AND ANNA

November 8, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  – 8/11/17 In September 2017, the refurbishment of the Holy Monastery of Saints Joachim and Anna took place. The monastery is near St. Stephen’s gate. The Hegoumen of the Holy Monastery Archimandrite Meletios from Jerusalem undertook and funded this project with an additional help from noble pilgrims’ donations. The restoration included […]

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A MIRACULOUS HEALING OF THE VARNAKOVA ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

October 5, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 5/10/17 A seriously ill man was healed several weeks ago after his wife made a pilgrimage to the Holy Monastery of the Varnakova Panagia in Efpalio Greece, 145 miles west of Athens, from the Greek city of Agrinio, to pray before the monastery’s wonderworking Varnakova Panagia Icon, reports vimaorthodoxias.gr. The wife of the ill man, […]

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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

September 25, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2017 On Thursday, 8th/21st September 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the Nativity of our All-Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. During this feast, the Church commemorates the fact that the Theotokos was given by God as the fruit of the womb of her childless parents, Joachim and […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE NEW CHOZEVITE

August 14, 2017 Featured
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 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – August 2017 On Thursday, 28th July / 10th August 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of our Father among the Saints John the New Chozevite, from Romania, at the Holy Monastery of the Saints George and John the Chozevites, where he lived in ascesis and slept in the Lord. This […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. PROKOPIOS THE MARTYR AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 30, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 30/7/17 On Friday, 8th/21st July 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of St. Prokopios the martyr, who martyred in Caesarea of Palestine during the reign of Diocletian in 303 A.D., at the chapel bearing his name, which is within the premises of the Holy Monastery of St. Modestos Patriarch of […]

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THE NATIVITY OF THE GLORIOUS FORERUNNER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 13, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem –  July 2017 On Friday, 24th June/7th July 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Nativity of the Glorious Forerunner at the Holy Monastery of the Patriarchate named after this Nativity in Oreini, west suburb of New Jerusalem, the place that is considered as his birthplace. On this feast, the […]

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THE FEAST OF HOLY PROPHET ELISHA AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

July 4, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2017 On Tuesday, 14th/27th June 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the Holy Prophet Elisha at the Holy Monastery named after him in Jericho, where Zacchaeus’ sycamore tree stands. The Holy Prophet Elisha was Prophet Elijah’s student, and he was called to the order of the Prophets by God, […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. CHARALAMBOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 25, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 25/2/17 On Thursday 10th/23rd February 2017, the feast of the Hieromartyr St. Charalambos was celebrated by the Patriarchate at his Holy Monastery, located on the north side of the Church of the Resurrection, by the end of Via Dolorosa. According to the Synaxarion of the Church, St. Charalambos was a […]

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HIS BEATITUDE INAUGURATES HALL OF THE H. MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE IN AL KHADER

February 5, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 5/2/17 On Sunday, 16th/29th January 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of St. George, named Beitjala, in the village Al Khader between Bethlehem and Hebron. This Holy Monastery has been in the centre of the village with the […]

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Which are the differences between God’s voice and devil’s voice

January 22, 2017 Featured News
God's voice fills you with peace, leads you, reassures you, enlightens you, encourages you, comforts you, calms you and convicts you.
Satan's voice rushes you, pushes you, frightens you, confuses you, discourages you, worries you, obssesses you and corrects you.
Through prayer, stillnes and ascetic life and the guidance of a spiritual father, you will learn to discern the voices inside you. Prudence and obedience is needed always.
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Holy Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 22/1/17 God’s voice fills you with peace, leads you, reassures you, enlightens you, encourages you, comforts you, calms you and convicts you. Satan’s voice rushes you, pushes you, frightens you, confuses you, discourages you, worries you, obsesses you and corrects you. Through […]

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THE FEAST OF ST MELANI AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 16, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem- January 2017 On 31st December 2016/ 13th January 2017, the memory of St. Melani the Roman was celebrated by the Patriarchate, at the homonymous chapel, which is located underground in the Holy Monastery of Megali Panagia, neighbouring on the south the Central Monastery of the Hagiotaphite Fathers. According to the Synaxarion, […]

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Historic Visit of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia to Vatopedi Monastery

December 6, 2016 Featured News
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 Vatopedi Monastery – The Orthodox Christian Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – December 2016 The humbleness of a Patriarch – Full Photo Report with the visit of Patriarch of Serbia, Irinej ” It is our obligation to do a pilgrimage to Vatopaidi because Saint Savvas learnt here that only through holiness we can build a […]

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MONKS OF KARAKALLOU WRITE CONCERNING JULY COUNCIL DOCUMENTS

April 27, 2016 Featured News

www.pravoslavie.ru- 27/2/16 Below is the first of six letters from Athonite monasteries regarding the Pan-Orthodox Synod to be translated into English: Letter from the Holy Monastery of Karakallos, Mt. Athos, regarding the Pan-Orthodox Council March 6, 2016 To the Venerable Sacred Community of the Holy Mountain In Karyes We embrace Your Reverend and All-Venerable in […]

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25th ANNIVERSARY OF PATRIARCH THEODORO’S  ELECTION & ORDINATION AS THE BISHOP OF CYRENE

June 23, 2015 Featured News

Patriarchate of Alexandria – June 2015 On 14th June 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, conducted the Divine Liturgy alone, as he does on this day, at the Patriarchal Church of St Savvas the Sanctified in Alexandria, on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of his election and […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA MEETS WITH THE PRIME MINISTER OF EGYPT

May 24, 2015 Featured News

On 17th May 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa had an official meeting in Cairo with His Excellency Mr. Ibrahim Mehleb, Prime Minister of the Arabic Republic of Egypt. During the meeting the Patriarch expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the interest shown by the Prime Minister in […]

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Fire Causes Significant Losses to a Greek-Orthodox Monastery

October 22, 2013 News

Maria Arkouli – 22/10/13 The bushfire that has broken out in the Blue Mountains area, near Sydney, caused significant damages to the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint George. According to an announcement of the Holy Monastery, it is closed due to the significant damage caused by the devastating fire. Almost ten expatriates were found at the Monastery on […]

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Temporary Truce On Mt. Athos

August 14, 2013 Featured News

Christina Flora-14/8/13 Monks on Mt. Athos fighting an eviction order have come to a truce with authorities for the meantime, officials said, although it was reported that the order will again attempt to be executed soon although the last time deputies went to the monastery they were assaulted by the clerics. “In the period from […]

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Polish Roman Catholic Professor Joins Orthodox Church

October 26, 2012 Featured News

  26/10/2012 Press announcement by the Holy Monastery of the Pantocrator dated 13/9/2012 Baptismal reception into the Orthodox Church of Polish Academic Professor Paweł P. Wróblewski. By the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, «…in every nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him.» (Acts 10:34); it was by His condescension that […]

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