PASCHAL MESSAGE BY PATRIARCH KIRILL OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA

11/4/15 Paschal Messag by Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monks and Nuns and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church. Beloved in the Lord my brothers the archpastors, all-honourable fathers, pious monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters! It is with joy that I greet you with the ancient and ...

EASTER MESSAGE OF HIS BEATITUDE PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS OF JERUSALEM

April 2015 THEOPHILOS III By God’s Mercy Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine, to the entire flock of the Church in grace and mercy and peace from the All-holy and Life-giving Sepulcher of the Resurrected Christ. “Christ rose from the dead, the commencement of the departed, the First-Born of creation and Creator of all events renovating in Him ...

MESSAGE OF PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS III OF JERUSALEM ON CHRISTMAS 2014

Monday, 22 December 2014. Today the angels in the sky dance and rejoice. And the whole universe delights in the birth of the Lord and Saviour in Bethlehem. Because every fallacy of idols now ceases and Christ shall rule for all time. (Nativity Verses for Christmas Procession) The Orthodox Church of Christ celebrates, today and for all ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II ON ARMENIA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY

September 2014 From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin we extend our Pontifical blessings to our people in Armenia and the Diaspora on the occasion of Armenian Independence Day. Today is a sacred day, our nation's day of appreciation, of assessing our achievements, of noting our bright aspirations, and a day of confirming our future possibilities. Independent statehood ...

MESSAGE FOR THE NEW ECCLESIASTICAL YEAR FROM POPE & PATRIARCH THEODOROS II OF ALEXANDRIA AND ALL AFRICA

September 2014 The Church of Christ acts within historic time with the aim of encountering the people of the world and to share with them the demands of life, its primary request being the reconciliation of mankind with God and with their fellow human beings. This encounter does not aim for the Church’s conformation with the ...

PASCHAL MESSAGE 2014 FROM POPE THEODOROS II

Prot. No.40/2014 THEODOROS II BY THE GRACE OF GOD POPE AND PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA AND ALL AFRICA TO THE FULNESS OF OUR APOSTOLIC AND PATRIARCHAL THRONE GRACE AND MERCY AND PEACE FROM OUR RISEN LORD AND GOD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST My dear brothers and sisters, Through sheer goodness, God called mankind into being and formed him according to His image. ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II, SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS, ON HOLY WEEK

April 2014 Dear faithful people, Great Lent marked the days of prayer, spirituality and reflection, a time for meditation, penitence and repentance to rejuvenate our spirits and strengthen our faithfulness, piousness and love for one another. The genuine desire and the honorable aspirations of God-willing brotherly love, solidarity and support are a powerful and vital force that ...

NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin December 31, 2013 On this festive day of New Year we extend Our Pontifical love and blessings to you, dear faithful people of Armenia and the Diaspora. We are welcoming the redemptive year of 2014. With the sacrament of Our Lord's Holy Nativity we enter a new year. When the clock strikes ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLIEST BEATITUDE, THEOPHILOS III, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM, CHRISTMAS 2013

December 2013 Behold the Virgin, begetting God in flesh, in the city of Bethlehem, inside the Cavern, the entire universe has been enriched, rejoice and dance, associate with servants - for the Lord has come near everyone. (Matins Oikos 20, December) The one, holy, catholic and apostolic Orthodox Church of Christ, across the world, celebrates today a miraculous and sublime event which transcends ...

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I’S MESSAGE TO THE SALUTE OF THANKSGIVING BY THE ARMENIAN PRELACY OF NORTH AMERICA HONORING THREE EXTRAORDINARY HUMANITARIAN ACTIONS

31/10/2012 Three extraordinary life-saving humanitarian actions were remembered and honored by the Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America on Sunday, October 7, at the elegant New York Palace Hotel. The honorees included Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, the Near East Relief, and the American National Committee to Aid Homeless Armenians, for their invaluable services rendered ...

Assembly of Bishops concludes three-day meeting, issues statement to all faithful

CHICAGO, IL [The Secretariat of the Assembly of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America] 18/9/2012 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America held its third annual meeting for all member hierarchs, that is, all active canonical bishops in its region. The meeting was held from September 10-12, 2012, at the ...