Patriarchal Encyclical on Mor Severus of Antioch

Musings from the Fourth Rome

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 4/2/18 We extend our apostolic benediction, benevolent prayers and greetings to our brethren, His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences the Metropolitans; our spiritual children: Very Reverend Corepiscopoi, Reverend priests, monks, nuns, deacons and deaconesses and the entire blessed Syriac Orthodox people throughout the world. May the divine ...

Holy Archangel Gabriel

Church of Serbia - July 2017 Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel: The Archangel Gabriel was chosen by the Lord to announce to the Virgin Mary about the Incarnation of the Son of God from Her, to the great rejoicing of all mankind. Therefore, on the day after the Feast of the Annunciation, the day on ...

Message of His Holiness Karekin II on the Feast of the Annunciation

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II ON THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE HOLY VIRGIN MARY.  (April 7, 2017) -Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin On this joyful occasion of the Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary, We bring our Pontifical blessings to our people and congratulate all women on the ...

One Year Memorial for Late Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 16/1/17 On the occasion of the Feast of the Holy Virgin Mary of the Sowing and the one year memorial of the former Archbishop of Beirut Late Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum of blessed memory, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Achrafieh, Beirut ...

HIS BEATITUDE METROPOLITAN ONUFRY CALLS UPON CHRISTIANS TO GO TO CHURCH AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE

Ukrainian Orthodox Church - 12/6/16 It was precisely in the Temple that the Blessed Virgin Mary prepared her soul to become the container of the uncontainable God. His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry spoke about this in his homily on the feat of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple. “People sometimes say it’s not necessary to go to church ...

Message of His Holiness Karekin II on the Feast of the Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2016 On this joyful occasion of the Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary, We bring our Pontifical blessings to all people worldwide from the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, and congratulate all women on the Day of Motherhood and Beauty. On these days, when the peace of our life is ...

Icon of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide Brought to St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral of Yerevan

On September 8, at 10:30, on the feast of the birth of the Holy Virgin Mary, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the icon of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide will be placed in the St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral of Yerevan for ...

Tbilisi: Cathedral construction on Makhata hill completed

Tbilisi: Cathedral construction on Makhata hill completed

Agenda.ge - April 2015 Georgian high officials, representatives of the Georgian Orthodox Church and hundreds of worshipers have gathered to celebrate the completion of the Iveria Holy Virgin Mary Church construction on the Makhata hill in Tbilisi. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili attended the ceremony and said the cathedral would become a symbol of the country’s unification. “This is a ...

Feast of the Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary at the Mother See

On April 7, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary. Rev. Fr. Mkrtich Karapetyan offered a Divine Liturgy in the Mother Cathedral. In his sermon, Father Mkrtich reflected on the nature of the Holy Virgin Mary, the humble and unique faith which became the crown and coronal ...