Heartbreaking Scenes from the Ancient St. Thomas Syriac Orthodox Cathedral in Mosul

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Idto Suryoyto Treeysath Shubho-Syriac Orthodox Church - 21/5/18 Heartbreaking scenes from the ancient St. Thomas Syriac Orthodox Cathedral in Mosul where the Holy Relics of St. Thomas were formerly housed. This is the St. Thomas Cathedral Mosul which formerly housed the relics of St. Thomas the Holy Apostle. The relics were rediscovered by late Patriarch thrice blessed ...

St Gregory of Nyssa celebrated in Bucharest – Believers venerated the relics of the Saint

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 14/1/17 Many faithful from Bucharest participated Tuesday, 10 January 2016, in the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Lady Bălașa Church. The Very Reverend Archimandrite Ciprian Grădinaru presided over the Divine Liturgy in the concelebration of an assembly of priests. The Church celebrated one of its protector saints: St Gregory of Nyssa. Rev. ...

Preparatory Works for Blessing of the Holy Muron Commenced at the Mother See

August 2015 On August 19, the preparatory works for the Blessing of the Holy Muron commenced in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. After the Evening Service, the silver cauldron filled with olive oil was placed on the Main Altar of the Mother Cathedral and was covered with an embroidered veil. For 40 days until the ...

Secrets of the Hagia Sophia – Healing Powers, Mysterious Mosaics and Holy Relics

Hagia Sophia at dusk

  STEVE ANDREWS - http://www.ancient-origins.net/ - May 2015 The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has a very long history. It has survived earthquakes, religious power struggles, and has been a church (basilica), a mosque and is now a museum. It is known as the Ayasofya in Turkish, and was dedicated to the Wisdom of God, the Logos. There were ...

The Shrine Of The Holy Relics Of Saint John Chrysostom Blessed At The Historical Chapel Of The Patriarchal Residence

On 17th March 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church blessed the shrine in which a particle of the holy relics of Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople will be kept. The blessing service took place in the historical chapel of “Saint Great Martyr George” of the Patriarchal Residence, in the presence ...

The icon of St. Sergius of Radonezh and his Holy Relic arrives in Belarus

Prepared for OCP News Service Belorussian Orthodox Church - 25/7/14 Last Sunday several thousands of Minsk Orthodox Christians attended the ceremony of bringing to the Holy Spirit cathedral the icon of St. Sergius of Radonezh with the particle of his Holy Relics. The bringing of the icon along with the special divine services in Belarusian churches ...