Holy Mysteries

First Liturgy in 500 years celebrated near Crimean cave church

March 11, 2018 Featured

Orthochristian – 11/3/18 On the second Sunday of Great Lent, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the site of an ancient Crimean cave monastery for the first time in 500 years, reports the Diocese of Simferopol and Crimea. The cave monastery, located in the center of the Heraclean Peninsula, functioned from the middle of the 13th […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon presides at opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism

April 17, 2017 Featured

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] – April 2017 On Great and Holy Monday—April 10, 2017—His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery.  His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey, also was in attendance, as was His Beatitude, retired Metropolitan Herman. Opening prayers and […]

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Venerable Alexis the Man of God

April 1, 2017 Featured

Church of Serbia – March-April 2017 Saint Alexis was born at Rome into the family of the pious and poverty-loving Euphemianus and Aglais. The couple was childless for a long time and constantly prayed the Lord to grant them a child. And the Lord consoled the couple with the birth of their son Alexis. At […]

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Patriarch Daniel: The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord is a light of Christian life

February 6, 2017 News
Patriarch Daniel on the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 6/2/17 The feast of the Meeting of the Lord does not refer only to the encounter of Righteous Simeon with Jesus the Saviour of the world, but it represents for us a light of Christian life, the Patriarch of Romania said Feb. 2. In his homily delivered Thursday at […]

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April 7, 2016 Featured News
His Holiness the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II and Metropolitan Andrew (Gvazava) of Samtavisi and Ghori

Facebook – April 2016 Below is the reply of the Georgian Orthodox Church representative, His Eminence Metropolitan Andrew of Ghori and Ateni, to an article written by the Archpriest of the Ecumenical Patriarchate (George Tsetsi) entitled “A True Event or Provocation, the decision of the Church of Georgia?” (source for both letters: amen.gr) His Eminence’s reply […]

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February 11, 2016 Featured News

On 6 February 2016, the commemoration day of St. Xenia of Petersburg was celebrated at the Church o f the Holy Trinity, the metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade. St. Xenia is venerated in Serbia as deeply as in Russia. Every year even more worshippers from Belgrade and other cities come to a […]

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