Confessors invested in Bucharest – Patriarch Daniel: ‘Confession is spiritual medicine’

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - March 2017 Fifteen priests from the Archdiocese of Bucharest received Wednesday the blessing for the ministry of spiritual fathers at the St George Chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, performed March 1 the ordination (cheirothesia) of the new spiritual fathers. In his speech delivered at the end ...

THE GARMENT OF THE CELESTIAL WEDDING – THE LIGHT OF THE PURE SOUL

September 2015 The sermon delivered by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, on the 14th Sunday after Pentecost, 06 September 2015, during the solemn Divine Liturgy celebrated on the stage in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Cluj-Napoca, during the European Orthodox Youth Meeting (you can also find below the Russian translation of the text): 14th Sunday ...

Lent – Offering Of The Man’s Love For God

On 22 February 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the Sunday of Adam’s Expulsion from the Paradise (beginning of the Lent with neither cheese). The evangelical pericope of Saint Matthew 6:14-21 was read in all Orthodox Churches. “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But ...

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 ...

Youth is the Symbol of Resurrection

On 6 October 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 of Bucharest in which he explained the significance of the Evangelical pericope of the 20th Sunday after the Pentecost in the Gospel according to Luke, chapter 7:11-16, ...

The Priests from Bucharest and Ilfov Region on a Conference at the Patriarchal Palace

7/11/2011 On 7 November 2011, His Beatitude Daniel, Archbishop of Bucharest, Metropolitan of Muntenia and Dobrudgea, Locum tenens of the Throne of Caesarea of Cappadochia and Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church chaired the autumn semestral pastoral missionary conference of the priests of Bucharest and Ilfov region, in “Patriarch Teoctist” Aula Magna of the Patriarchal Palace”. ...

The Patriarch of Romania: Sometimes God allows material damages for our Spiritual Improvement

On 17 July 2011, the 5th Sunday after the Pentecost, the evangelical pericope presenting the “Healing of the two demon-possessed men in the region of Garadenes” was read in all the places of worship of the Romanian Patriarchate. “Today’s Gospel shows us the divinity of Jesus Christ, our Saviour, and His victory over the demoniac powers. ...