Memorial Service

THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE HAGIOTAPHITE FATHERS

January 3, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 3/1/18 The established annual memorial service of the Hagiotaphite Fathers was held at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection on Sunday December 18/31 2017, the Sunday before Christmas. The Divine Liturgy before the memorial service was officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophanes of Gerassa. The Memorial Service […]

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Memorial Service for Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III

June 28, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/6/17 On the occasion of the 37th dukhrono of the passing away of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III (25 June 1980) of blessed memory, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II held a special service (teshmeshto d-Kumre) for the departed patriarchs at the tombs of the patriarchs in Mor Aphrem Monastery in […]

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Bishop Calinic officiates final Memorial Service for Metropolitan Jacob, Venerable Fathers Silas, Paisios and Nathan

May 15, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 15/5/17 In accordance with the Orthodox tradition, His Grace Calinic of Botoşani, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Iaşi, officiated Saturday evening the final Memorial Service for Metropolitan Jacob of Putna, as well as for the Venerable Fathers Silas, Paisios and Nathan before the proclamation of their canonisation to […]

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H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM LEADS THE DOXOLOGY ON THE 70TH INCORPORATION ANNIVERSARY OF THE DODECANESE

March 14, 2017 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Tuesday morning, 22nd February/7th March 2017, a Doxology was celebrated at the Cathedral of the Annunciation at the Holy Metropolis of Rhodes, officiated by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, courtesy of the Most Reverend Metropolitan Cyril of Rhodes; this was on the occasion […]

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Bucharest: Commemoration of 167th Birthday Anniversary of National Poet Mihai Eminescu

January 19, 2017 News

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 19/1/17 National Poet Mihai Eminescu was commemorated Sunday all over Romania, on his 167th Birthday Anniversary. An assembly of priests concelebrated the Divine Liturgy Jan. 15 at the Chapel of Bellu Cemetery in Bucharest in the remembrance of Poet Eminescu. Next, Fr Costinel Ailioaei from the Archdiocese of Bucharest […]

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Memorial Service for the Thrice Blessed Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum

February 15, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate- 15/2/16 Damascus: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, and Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Secretary. His Holiness also held a memorial service for the Thrice Blessed […]

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40 Day Memorial Service after the Fire at Collective Club in Bucharest

December 14, 2015 Featured News

14/12/15 With the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, His Grace Timotei of Prahova, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, officiated on Wednesday, 09 December 2015, the 40 day Memorial Service after the fire which took place at Collective Club in Bucharest, on 30 October 2015, following which 60 persons, mostly young people, tragically […]

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Memorial Service on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of Metropolitan Theophan Noli

March 11, 2015 Featured News

Albanian Orthodox Church – March 2015 After the Divine Liturgy, the 50th anniversary of the repose of His Eminence Theophan Noli (13 March 1965) was commemorated in a festive atmosphere. The memorial service was led by the Bishop of Apollonia, His Grace Nicholas. Then, the participants took part in the ceremony of placing the sign […]

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Memorial Service for the victims of Sumgayit victims in Antelias

March 3, 2015 Featured News

1 March 2015. On Sunday, following the Holy Liturgy at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I presided over the memorial service for the Armenian victims of the massacres by Azeris in Sumgayit 27 years ago. The service was a reminder of the impunity enjoyed by selective states since the […]

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MEMORIAL SERVICE HELD FOR PRINCIPAL PHOTIOS

October 19, 2014 News

Jerusalem Patriarchate   On Saturday, the 28th of September/11th of October 2014, after Archbishop Demetrios of Lydda led the morning Divine Liturgy on the Horrendous Golgotha, a memorial service was held for the late Principal, f. Photios Kiousis, forty days after his passing. The service was led by His Beatitude, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem. Hagiotaphite […]

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Pan-Orthodox Liturgy and Memorial Service in Commemoration of the beginning of WWI

July 26, 2014 Featured News

Eastern Orthodox Churches – July 2014 Orthodoxy in Melbourne under the aegis of the Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in Oceania commemorated the beginning of the First World War in the “Axion Estin” (“It is Truly Meet”) Greek Orthodox Monastery in Melbourne on Saturday, 19 July 2014 with the celebration of a Pan-Orthodox Hierarchical […]

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Memorial Service for the late Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka

April 7, 2014 News

British Orthdoox Church – April 2014 Ecumenical representatives attended a memorial service for the late Patriarch of Antioch, His Holiness Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, held at the Syriac Orthodox Cathedral of St. Thomas in Acton, West London. His Eminence Archbishop Mar Athanasius Toma Dawod, presided, assisted by the priests and deacons of his diocese. […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch holds Memorial Service for Ukrainian victims

March 2, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On Sunday, February 23, 2014, following the Divine Liturgy, His All-Holiness held a Memorial Service (Trisagion) for those who lost their lives during the recent ongoing protests in Ukraine. The service, which was held in Greek and Church Slavonic, was attended by the Acting Consul General of Ukraine in Istanbul, the Hon. Andriy […]

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Commemoration Of The Departed Catholicoi And Sumgait Massacre Victims At St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias

February 27, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 On Sunday 23 February 2014, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy and the Memorial Service celebrating the lives of the departed Catholicoi and clergy and offered prayers for the victims of the Sumgait massacre (1988). In his sermon, the priest who celebrated the liturgy spoke of the lives of the […]

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Remembering Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann (1921–1983)

January 2, 2014 Featured News

2/1/14 SVOTS On this 30th Anniversary of Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann’s death, our Seminary remembers his life, his work, and his influence on the Church in America. As Dean of St. Vladimir’s Seminary from 1962–1983, Fr. Alexander formed hundreds of students, providing themFr. Alexander’s class notes from “Mary and the Church” with an understanding of what […]

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Forty-day Memorial Service for Bishop Hrizostom of Zica

February 1, 2013 News

Serbian Orthodox Church On Saturday, 26 January 2013, on the feast of the Apodosis of Theophany, the forty day memorial for Bishop Hrizostom of Zica of blessed repose was served at the monastery of Rujan. Bishop Jovan of Sumadia, Administrator of the Diocese of Zica, celebrated the Divine Liturgy along with Bishop David …

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Memorial Service for Victims of Criminal Military Action “Storm”

November 20, 2012 Featured News

20/11/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church In St. Mark’s church Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service for the suffered in the military action “Storm”. With regards to the shocking decision of the Hague Tribunal to release the Croatian state and Croatian generals Markac and Gotovina from the responsibility from responsibility for […]

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Bishop Atanasije on Zebrnjak Serves Memorial Service for the fallen Heroes of the Battle of Kumanovo

November 2, 2012 Featured News

1/10/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church A central ceremony of the centennial of the Battle of Kumanovo was celebrated on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at the very place of the battle, below the remains of the monument to the heroes of this battle – at Zebrnjak near Kumanovo. His Grace Atanasije, Bishop of Hvosno, Vicar to His […]

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Asgata Association of Cyprus Memorial Service Remembers Fallen Heroes

July 11, 2012 News

By Catherine Tsounis 11/7/2012 American, Greek and Cypriot flags fly in front of a small church in Long Island farmland. It is the only Greek Orthodox Church in New York to remember three countries in this unique fashion. The Transfiguration of Christ Church in Mattituck was founded by Cypriot immigrants, second generation Greek Americans and […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary to Honor Armed Forces at Orthodox Education Day, October 1st

August 5, 2011 News

8/5/2011 [SVOTS Communications/Yonkers, NY]—On Saturday, October 1, 2011, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY, will honor military chaplains and service men and women at its annual open house, Orthodox Education Day. Activities for the day will center on this year’s theme, “For God and Country.” The Rev. Dr. Philip LeMasters, a member of the […]

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Memorial Service for His Grace Ioachim Mareş, Bishop of Huşi

April 27, 2009 News

Romanian Orthodox PatriarcateRight Rev. Ioachim Mareş, Bishop of Huşi, died on April 24, 2009, on the feast of the Lifegiving Font, at 1:30 p.m. at the Diocesan Residence in Huşi. Today, Monday, April 27, the Holy Liturgy will be celebrated at 8:00 a.m., followed, at 10 a.m., by the memorial service for Right Rev. Ioachim […]

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