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Consecration of Bishop David of Priddy – British Orthodox Church

October 31, 2017 Featured
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The British Orthodox Church – 31/10/17 The scheduled episcopal consecration of Father David Seeds was an historic event in the history of the British Orthodox Church. The last consecration of an Auxiliary bishop for the See of Glastonbury had been the late Bishop John (Peace) of Wirral (1923-1990), who was consecrated by Abba Seraphim in […]

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“Vivere Insieme (Living together)” the book of the Archbishop Anastasios is published in the Italian language

October 24, 2017 News
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Albanian Orthodox Church – October 2017 Archbishop Anastasios is distinguished for his numerous studies and books published in many languages around the world. The latter is a publication of the Bosse Monastery in Italy, a center for interfaith meetings where orthodoxy is central to the dialogue. “Vivere Insieme (Living together)”: A Contribution of Religions and the […]

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Orthodox Christian Chant – Bless my soul, O Lord

September 21, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – September 2017 Lord, don’t cast me outside of Your Church, don’t cast me out to the darkness and emptiness. All are to answer the inner call of the Holy Spirit, and join the Saints in the never-ending praise given to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen. Source:

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Elder Arsenie Boca: A Prayer

September 14, 2017 Featured

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi on Mount Athos – September 2017 Lord, You who among people come in secret, have mercy on us and put fire to the prison, shine Your love in our hearts, burn the thorns of our passions and put light in our souls. Lord, You who come in secret […]

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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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(+) Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

August 7, 2017 Featured
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2017 Discourse on the Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ of Saint Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica For an explanation of the present Feast and understanding of its truth, it is necessary for us to turn to the very start of today’s reading from […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE HOLY APOSTLES IN TIBERIAS (2017)

July 30, 2017 Featured
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 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2017 On Thursday, 30th June/13th July 2017,  the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles at the Holy Monastery with their name in the town of Tiberias, and at the west bank of the sea of Tiberias. Vespers in the evening was held by the Most […]

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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 Holy Synod renders decision concerning Bishop Irineu (Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America)

June 29, 2017 News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 29/6/17 During their annual retreat held in Michigan on June 19-23, 2017, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America held a special session convening the Synodal Court which canonically deposed the Bishop Irineu [Duvlea], Auxiliary Bishop of the ROEA, from the status and all sacred […]

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THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

June 20, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 20/6/17 On Sunday, 29th May, day of the memory of the Martyr St. Theodosia the Virgin, according to the unmovable cycle of feasts and day of the memory of the Constantinople fall and 9th June, the Patriarchate celebrated according to the movable cycle of the Pentecostarion feasts the feast of […]

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Romanian-Bulgarian Concelebration – Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte presides over Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Romanian Church in Sofi

June 13, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – June 2017 Sunday His Beatitude Neophyte, Patriarch of Bulgaria, presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church in Sofia. According to mitropolia-sofia.org, concelebrants for the Divine Liturgy included: His Eminence Teodosie, Archbishop of Tomis, His Grace Gerasimos of Melnik, secretary of the Holy Synod of […]

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JERUSALEM PATRIARCH CALLS ALL TO UNITY, CONDEMNS SCHISM IN UKRAINE

June 8, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 8/6/17 Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem spoke on Pentecost Sunday at the patronal feast of the main church of the Moscow Patriarch in the Holy Land, the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Jerusalem, reports the press service of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (Moscow Patriarchate) in Jerusalem. Condemning the continual attempts by the schismatic and non-canonical […]

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Serbian Patriarch officiated Liturgy at the Belgrade Russian church

June 7, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 7/6/17 On Whit Monday, June 5, 2017, on the occasion of the church patron feast-day – the Desecent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles – His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presided over the Divine Liturgy in the Russian church of the Holy Trinity in Belgrade. The dean of this church, […]

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Patriarch Daniel: True faith and prayer maintain the unity of the Church

June 5, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – June 2017 On the seventh Sunday after Easter, the Gospel points out that true faith and prayer maintain the unity of the Church. Our Lord Jesus Christ prays for the unity of the Church because He knows how hard it is to maintain it in the face of selfish […]

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Feast of the Pentecost – Damascus

June 5, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 5/6/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Damascus on the occasion of the Feast of the Pentecost. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo. In his […]

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The Council of Constantinople and the Nicene Creed – Metropolitan Paulos Gregorios

May 25, 2017 Featured
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MOTV – 25/5/17 By the late lamented Metropolitan Pauolse Gregorious (Gregory of the East) The Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed is the only recognized official Creed of the Christian Church (the Athanasian Creed or the Apostle’s Creed does not enjoy the same status in the Church, nor do the later “confessions” of the Reformed Churches). It was finally […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN SUNDAY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

May 22, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – May 2017 On Sunday, 1st/14th May 2017, the Samaritan  woman Sunday, according to the book of Pentecostarion, the Jerusalem Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the meeting of the Samaritan woman with the Lord, at the town of Sychar in the Samaria district, at the place of that meeting, Jacob’s well, […]

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Message of His Holiness Karekin II at the 6th National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

May 22, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II, SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMEMIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA (Yerevan , 18 May 2017) Your Excellency, Mr. President, Honorable Members of Parliament, Dear attendees, We extend […]

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The Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church Begins

May 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/5/17 The Bishops’ Assembly was opened at the Patriarchate of Pec by the Divine Liturgy celebrated on the 14th of May 2017. – The Rite of the Invocation of the Holy Spirit was served after the Liturgy. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presided over the Holy Liturgy in the royal stauropegial […]

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The depiction of the Holy Trinity

May 15, 2017 Featured
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OODGER- Fr. Panayiotis Vardouniotis – Euxh.gr – May 2017 Hagiography is not any ordinary drawing; it is a portrayal that contains theology. The hagiographer expresses theology from within the image. So, let’s see what the hagiography of “Abraham’s Hospitality” teaches us: According to the narration of chapter 18 of the Book of Genesis, Abraham – who was […]

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HIERARCHICAL LITURGY SERVED IN ST. PETERBURG’S HERMITAGE MUSEUM FOR FIRST TIME SINCE REVOLUTION

May 13, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 13/5/17 Pic – Photo: spbda.ru A Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was celebrated on Thursday, May 11 in the chapel at the St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum for the first time in 100 years, reports the site of the St. Petersburg Theological Academy. The first episcopal Liturgy since the bloody 1917 Russian revolution in the Hermitage, which […]

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