Sermon on the feast of the Three Hierarchs

Church of Serbia - 13/2/19 Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, St. Basil the Great, St. John Chrysostom, and St. Gregory the Theologian. The Feast of the Three Holy Fathers, Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom is an annual commemoration of our Holy Orthodox Church on which we honour the ...

“Goodness is hugely affected by the attitude with which it is done” – Donate Today to St. Barnabas Orthodox Orphanage & School – Kenya

St Barnabas Orthodox Orphanage & School - 19/10/18 Goodness is hugely affected by the attitude with which it is done. If you show resentment because you are helping the person out of a reluctant sense of duty, then the person may receive your help but may feel awkward and embarrassed. This is because he will feel ...

Paschal-Easter Greetings from OCP Chairman – 2018

The Executive Council – March-April 2018 – OCP News Service Dear All Christ is Risen, He is Truly Risen Indeed!!! Krisdos haryav i merelotz! Orhnyal e Haroutyunen Krisdosi! Khristós Anésti! Alithós Anésti! Paschal greetings from Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE family. 'Let all Pious men and all lovers of God rejoice in the splendor of this feast; let the wise servants ...

The Mystery of the Virgin Womb as the Tabernacle of God in the Flesh

Pemptousia - 2/2/18 “Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call His name Emmanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14) The great prophet of God Isaiah prophesied this proclamation of the salvation of God’s creation some eight centuries before the birth of Jesus Christ. At first glance, in the ...

THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 On Friday January 6/19, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of Epiphany, as the commemoration of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the river Jordan. At that time the humankind experienced the Trinitarian Theophany; the Son being baptized, the Father witnessing with a heavenly voice ...

RUSSIAN CHURCH LEADERS FINISH ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION ON MONASTERY LIFE IN CITIES

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Pravoslavie.ru - August 2017  On August 9, 2017, a round-table monastic forum finished its second and final day with four presentations on the theme: “The inner life of a city monastery”, reports Patriarchia.ru. The forum was held in the Novodevichy Convent, St. Petersburg. Participating in the forum where 5 bishops, 42 archimandrites and igumens, 45 abbesses, hieromonks, monks, ...

Elder Seraphim Rose: Orthodoxy is life

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos – 13/2/17 Orthodoxy is life. If we don’t live Orthodoxy, we simply are not Orthodox, no matter what formal beliefs we might hold. The martyrs gave their blood for the truth, and you are not able to live an Orthodox life and ...

The Nativity Sermon of St. John Chrysostom

Church of Serbia - 9/1/17 BEHOLD a new and wondrous mystery. My ears resound to the Shepherd’s song, piping no soft melody, but chanting full forth a heavenly hymn. The Angels sing. The Archangels blend their voice in harmony. The Cherubim hymn their joyful praise. The Seraphim exalt His glory. All join to praise this holy feast, ...

The First Icon of St. Gregorios of Parumala in Brazil

Syriac Orthodox Church of Brazil - OCP News Service - August 2016 Also Read: OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Displayed at SYGG16 Leadership Program in Netherlands The Syriac Orthodox Chapel of St. Ephrem in the state of Maranhão, Brazil, led by Abouna Pablo Neves, is in the last phase of renovation and will soon have beautiful ...

KHMER VERSION OF THE DIVINE LITURGY COMES OUT IN CAMBODIA

DECR Communication Service - 22/6/16 The Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy has come out in Cambodia. In addition to the text of the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the book also contains the prayers before and after Holy Communion. The translation was made with the blessing of the Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand, Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin). ...

Homily by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Con-celebration of the Divine Liturgy in Crete

The Great and Holy Council - 19/6/16 Homily by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Chairman of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church at the Con-celebration of the Divine Liturgy in the Metropolitan Church of St. Minas in Heraklion, Crete With Their Beatitudes ​the Primates of the Holy Orthodox Churches. (Sunday of Pentecost, June 19, ...

The blessing of the renovated building of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest

His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, blessed on Thursday afternoon, 30 September 2015, the building of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology Patriarch Justinian in Bucharest, recently restored, as well as Cafeteria Mensa from within the Social and Cultural Centre Patriarch Justin. In the end, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel granted, as a sign of appreciation, several awards ...

METROPOLITAN HILARION & PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW DISCUSS ON THE UPCOMMING PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL

On July 5-6, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), was on a visit to Istanbul, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. On July 6, the DECR chairman met with His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople, at the Fanar residence ...

Paschal Message from Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland

His Beatitude Leo - Archbishop of Karelia and All Finland

April 2015 "Do not be afraid” Two months ago we began our journey on the way of Great Lent together. Every one of us fasted according to their powers and many received thereby refreshment of body and renewal of soul. Now it is time to carry our spiritual blossoms, grown in fasting and repentance, to our risen ...

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 ...

Blessing Of The Shrine Of The Relics Of Saint John Chrysostom From The Chapel Of The Cathedral For The Nation’s Salvation

On 27 February 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church re-blessed, in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence, the shrine of the relics of Saint John Chrysostom, from the Chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation. The Patriarch of Romania delivered a sermon in which he told those present how the ...

The Three Hierarchs: Saint Basil the Great, Saint Gregory the Theologian and Saint John Chrysostom

February 2015 Each of these saints have their own feast day. St. Basil the Great, January 1; St. Gregory the Theologian, January 25; and St. John Chrysostom, January 27. This combined feast day, January 30, was instituted in the eleventh century during the reign of Emperor Alexius Comnenus. At one time a debate arose among the people ...

The President Of Romania On A Visit To The Romanian Patriarchate

On 30 January 2015, His Excellency Mr Klaus Werner Johannis, President of Romania paid a visit to the Romanian Patriarchate at the invitation of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The President of Romania attended the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the Patriarchal Cathedral on the feast of the Three Saints Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and ...

2015 – Solemn Year Of The Parish And Monastery Mission Today And Commemorative Year Of Saint John Chrysostom And Of The Great Soul Shepherds Within Eparchies

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In 2015, the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates a series of important events of her history, as follows: -130 years since the recognition of the autocephaly of the Romanian Orthodox Church (April 1885); -90 years since the raising of the Romanian Orthodox Church to the rank of Patriarchate (February 1925); -60 years (October 1955) since the proclamation of the canonisation of ...

Proclamation Of the Solemn Year Of The Parish And Monastery Mission at the Romanian Patriarchate

On the first day of the year, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church officially proclaimed the year 2015 as Solemn year of the parish and monastery mission today and as Commemorative year of Saint John Chrysostom and of the great shepherds of souls in the eparchies of the Romanian Patriarchate. After singing ...

Russian Patriarchal Nativity Liturgy held at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

7/1/15 Moscow: His Holiness Kirill – Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia led the Nativity Divine Liturgy on the night of 6th January 2015 at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. Dimitri Medvedev, the Russian Federation Prime Minister attended the Liturgical service with his family. Large number of Orthodox faithful and hierarchs attended the service ...