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 ...

The Nativity Sermon of Saint John Chrysostom

7/1/14 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, beholding the Godhead here ...

Schedule of Services for the Twelve Days of Christmas (2014-2015) at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

DECEMBER 2014- JANUARY 2015 24 December, Wednesday   08.00 Orthros, Royal Hours, Great Vespers for the Nativity Feast and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil. PATRIARCH TO PRESIDE. 25 December, Thursday   08.00 THE NATIVITY ACCORDING TO THE FLESH OF OUR LORD GOD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST. Orthros and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. PATRIARCHAL AND SYNODAL DIVINE LITURGY. 26 December, Friday   08.00 Synaxis of the Most-Holy Theotokos. Orthros and ...

Celebration Day At The Chapel Of The Cathedral For The Nation’s Salvation

On 13 November 2014, the chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation celebrated its third dedication day, that of Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople. The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, assisted by a group of priests and deacons. Hundreds of faithful prayed ...

The Patriarch of Romania at the Chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation

23/4/14 On 21 April 2014, the second Easter day, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox church was present in the middle of the faithful at the Chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation, where he delivered a sermon. On this occasion, His Beatitude announced in the end of the Divine Liturgy that next year the dedication ...

Criterion of judgement is the merciful love

On 23 February 2014, it is the Sunday of the frightening judgement or beginning of fasting without meat. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a sermon after the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dedicated to Saint Gregory the Enlightener in which he explained the significance of the evangelical pericope of the ...

The Secondary School of the Three Saints Hierarchs celebrated its Saints Patrons

Romanian Orthodox Church Thursday, 30 January 2014, the four years old Secondary School of the “Three Saints Hierarchs” of the “Saint Nicholas” University chapel celebrated its Saints Patrons, Saints Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and Saint John Chrysostom. The festive time was held in “Patriarch Teoctist” Aula Magna of the Patriarchate Palace, in the presence ...

Discourse On the Day of the Baptism of Christ

5/1/14 Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople We shall now say something about the present feast [of Holy Theophany, the Baptism of Christ].  Many celebrate the feastdays and know their designations, but the cause for which they were established they know not. Thus concerning this, everyone knows that the present feast is called Theophany; but what this ...

The Book, “Selections from the Masterpieces of St. John Chrysostom” published

The Albanian Orthodox Church - 18/12/13 The newest edition of our Church, "Selections from the Masterpieces of St. John Chrysostom", translated by Prof. S. Papahristo, and prepared for the press by Mr. Gaqo Bushaka has been published. St. John Chrysostom, the great hierarch of our Church (IV century)," is one of those giant luminaries who shines unceasingly ...

Bishop Danilo Krstic: ON DIVINE PHILANTHROPY From Plato to John Chrysostom

Serbian Orthodox Church - 7/2/13 ON DIVINE PHILANTHROPY by Bishop Danilo Krstic This book describes the use of the notion of divine philanthropy from its first appearance in Aeschylos and Plato to the highly polyvalent use of it by John Chrysostom. Each page is marked by meticulous scholarship and great insight, lucidity of thought and expression. Bishop ...

The Patriarch of Romania at the Celebration of the Chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation

15/11/2012 On 13 November 2012, the chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation celebrated its saint patron, Saint John Chrysostom, Patriarch of Constantinople. On this occasion, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church was in the middle of the hundreds of faithful who attended the feast of the place of worship and delivered ...

Commemoration of St. John Chrysostom

13/11/2011 Ecumenical Patriarchate On Sunday, November 13, 2011, His All-Holiness presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George on the occasion of the feast of St. John Chrysostom, who served as Archbishop of Constantinople in the late fourth-early fifth centuries. In attendance also were the Deputy Minister of Culture, Religious Affairs and ...

Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah at the beginning of Great Lent 2009

Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand! To the Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy, Monasticsand Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America Dearly Beloved in the Lord: Christ is in our midst! Our Church has gone through a tragic and bitter episode in her history. Many souls suffered shipwreck, demoralized by the sins ...