“MOVING IN THE SPIRIT” FROM ΑΝ ORTHODOX PERSPECTIVE – 2018 WORLD MISSION CONFERENCE AND INTER-ORTHODOX RELATIONS

Prof .Petros Vassiliadis (President - CEMES)- OCP News Service - 17/3/18 The World Council of Churches Conference on Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania (8-13 of March, 2018) was the first Global Christian event after the Holy and Great Council of the (Eastern) Orthodox Church in Crete, Greece (19-26 of June, 2016). And it is a ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 12/3/18 From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, We extend our pontifical love, blessings, and congratulations to our mothers, sisters, and daughters on the occasion of March 8. This significant event is another occasion to reassess the indispensable role of women, mothers, sisters, and daughters in our people's lives. Throughout ages, ...

Sermon by Newly-Canonized Serbian Bishop Mardarije (Uskokovic) on the Second Sunday of Great Lent, Delivered at the Church of Saint Olga Orphanage in Kishinev.

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 3/3/18 My dear children. I visited your wealthy and valuable library, I saw very many interesting and beneficial books on various topics and saw you often reading these fine tomes. But to my great sorrow and disappointment, I did ...

Worship God By Looking After Your Physical Health

Cassie Steele – OCP News Service – 2/2/18 All Christians are aware of the importance of the soul above all else, with 82% of believers in heaven understanding that humans exist there only spiritually and not physically. However, this can be dangerous and lead to the neglect of the body. Physical health can show your commitment to God’s ...

THE 1ST STASIS OF THE AKATHIST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 25/2/18 The  Canon of the Theotokos and the 1st Stasis of the Salutations of the All-Holy Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary were officiated by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, on Friday afternoon of the 1st Week of Great Lent, February 10/23, 2018, at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the ...

THE FEAST OF ST. SIMEON THE GOD-RECEIVER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (KATAMON 2018)

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 20/2/18 On Friday February 3/16, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of St. Simeon the God-receiver, who held in his holy arms our Lord Who was brought to the Temple according to the Law when He was forty days old. The feast was held at the Holy Monastery of St. Simeon where his ...

The Upper Room Media Ministry for Christians

Upper Room Media - 9/2/18 Visit Webpage https://www.upperroommedia.org/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UpperRoomMedia/ Instagram https://www.upperroommedia.org/instagram/ Upper room is an initiative in bringing the Word of God from a timeless faith into your hearts and minds anytime, anywhere. Upper Room Media is a ministry of the Coptic Orthodox Church that brings to you rich & fresh spiritual resources including Sermons, Music, Videos, Blogs and ...

THE FEAST OF ST. THEODOSIUS THE CENOBIARCH

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 29/1/18 On Wednesday, January 11/24, 2018, the Patriarchate commemorated our Father among the Saints Theodosius at the Holy Monastery founded by him in the 5thcentury A.D. in the desert of Judea, between Beit Sahour and the Holy Monastery of St. Savvas the Sanctified. Having come from his hometown Cappadocia to the Holy ...

The Feast of the Theophany

Church of Serbia - 22/1/18 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today we celebrate a day that is called by many names: the Baptism of our Lord, Theophany, and it is also called Illumining. We commemorate our Lord's baptism today in the Jordan. Theophany is the appearance ...

St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of Cæsarea in Cappadocia

Church of Serbia - 14/1/18 Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia, “belongs not to the Church of Caesarea alone, nor merely to his own time, nor was he of benefit only to his own kinsmen, but rather to all lands and cities worldwide, and to all people he brought and still brings benefit, ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLY BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS III ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS 2017

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Jerusalem Patriarchate - 21/12/17 “He that was begotten of the Father before the morning star without a mother, is today on earth become incarnate of thee without a father; wherefore, a star announceth the good tidings to the Magi; and the Angels with shepherds hymn thy seedless childbirth, O Full of Grace.” (Kontakion: Synaxis of the ...

Consecration of Bishop David of Priddy – British Orthodox Church

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 1981 ...

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

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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 Common Ethics ...

Orthodox Christian Chant – Bless my soul, O Lord

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:

THE FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE NEW CHOZEVITE

 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 Saint was ...

(+) Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

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 the Gospel: ...

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

 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 Reverend Metropolitan ...

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

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, while ...

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

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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 functions ...