Nahire Service at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 2/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the special service of the Nahire (Lights) on the eve of the Passion Week at the Lady of the Girdle (Zunoro) church in Homs. All the lights of the church were turned off and the faithful, deacons and clergy held candles in a procession followed by ...

Nahire Service – Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 11/4/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the special service of the Nahire (Lights) on the eve of the Passion Week at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. All the lights of the church were turned off and the faithful, deacons and clergy held candles in a procession followed ...

Sermon by Hieromonk Methodius (Yogel) on Palm Sunday

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia- 23/4/16 He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord  Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt. Jerusalem is abuzz… Jerusalem trembles with joyous excitement… So close is the dawn of her rising up, her ...

The joy of the Resurrection amid great difficulties

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Fr. Ermolaos from Malawi - May 2015 Dear Friends of the Mission, Rejoice and exult at the joy of the Resurrection! Not only now that the Paschal bells are still ringing joyously in our ears but always as well … The reason why we are writing to you is to share with you our feelings about the trials ...

Sermon by Hieromonk Methodius (Yogel) on Palm Sunday

April 2015 He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt. Jerusalem is abuzz… Jerusalem trembles with joyous excitement… So close is the dawn of her rising up, her resurrection in the brilliance of her former glory. The righteous soul of the Jews suffered under ...