THE FEAST OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

 The Jerusalem Patriarchate - August 2018 On Tuesday August 15/28, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of the Dormition of Theotokos at her Tomb in Gethsemane. For this Feast the Church teaches that the Theotokos slept in the Lord in a natural death, but she was taken up in heaven both in soul and body, and was placed ...

HIS BEATITUDE INAUGURATES HALL OF THE H. MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE IN AL KHADER

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 5/2/17 On Sunday, 16th/29th January 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of St. George, named Beitjala, in the village Al Khader between Bethlehem and Hebron. This Holy Monastery has been in the centre of the village with the name Al ...

Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York on the Day of Orthodox Youth of the Russian Church Abroad, Celebrated on the Sunday of All Saints

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia- 23/6/16 Beloved in the Lord Brothers and Sisters: I send my heartfelt greetings on the feast of All Saints, and the Day of Orthodox Youth celebrated on this day, which was established by the Russian Church Abroad seven years ago. There is ...

The Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer

January 2016- Church of Serbia  This holy man is called ``the God-bearer'' because he constantly bore the name of the Living God in his heart and on his lips. According to tradition, he was thus named because he was held in the arms of God Incarnate, Jesus Christ. On a day when the Lord was teaching ...