A new website kuchnia.cerkiew.pl

Polish Orthodox Church - October 2014 How are prosphoras made? What to prepare for Christmas Eve’s dinner? Why do we fast every Wednesday and Friday? What do fruit symbolize during the day of the Transfiguration of Jesus? The answers to these (and other) questions can be found on our new website www.kuchnia.cerkiew.pl. We were planning to create ...

Virtual trip with Cerkiew.pl

The Polish Orthodox Church - October 2014 Katarzyna Jaworowska Grass is always greener, get to know yours! A new project Cerkiew.pl: „Puszcza Knyszyńska – Szlakiem Prawosławia” („Puszcza Knyszyńska- route of Orthodox”) starts! This is a virtual trip on a websitewww.puszczaknyszynska.cerkiew.pl, on which you can see 28 churches from LGD* Puszcza Knyszyńska area.   Orthodox churches were always a special ...

The pilgrimage of the relics of St. Mary Magdalene

The Polish Orthodox Church - Kamila Siemieńczuk - September 2014 On 23rd August the pilgrimage of the relics of St. Mary Magdalene  and the particles of the Tree of the Cross of Christ ended.  The organizer of this historic event was the Association of Orthodox Brotherhood of St. St. Cyril and Methodius, headed by the Chairman ...

The ceremony on the Holy Mount of Grabarka

The Polish Orthodox Church - Paweł Karczewski Translation by Kamila Siemieńczuk - August 2014 The ceremony on the Holy Mount of Grabarka has ended. Services in the monastery lasted all night. Thousands of the faithful worshiped the relics of the Venerable Cross and St. Mary Magdalene. Celebrations were crowned by Liturgy celebrated at the altar of the ...

The Polish Orthodox Church Will Return to the Old Calendar in June

March 28, 2014. PRAVMIR. The Polish  Orthodox Church will return to the Julian calendar. This decision was taken  during the spring session of the Council of Bishops, which took place on March  18 at the residence of Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland. The decision was taken due to the fact that most of parishes ...

Cerkiew.pl youtube channel

  Polish Orthodox Church - July 2013 On the occasion of Easter and the 11thanniversary of establishing cerkiew.pl website, we prepared a gift for our readers, a youtube channel with video materials. The subject of changes in the multimedia section has been an ongoing issue for some time now, both in surveys on the website as well as within the ...

Sixty Seventh anniversary of tragic events in Zaleszany

Polish Orthodox Church Maria Nalewajko February 2013 January 29 marks 67 years since setting fire to the village Zaleszany and brutal murder of the 16 residents who died for the fact that they were Orthodox and belonged to the Belarusian national minority. Thus, they have become part of a bunch of martyrs Chelm and Podlasie, who in the ...

Lenten donation 2013

Maria Nalewajko - February 2013 Polish Orthodox Church Orthodox charity organization ELEOS of Bialystok and Gdansk Diocese is inviting all faithful to participate in all-Poland charity action “Lenten Donation 2013”. The aim of the action is to collect money saved during The Great Lent on shopping or other entertainments. You can put your donation to special money boxes carried ...

Annual Awards of “The Orthodox Church Review”

Pawel Cecha 24/1/13 The Polish Orthodox Church Count Konstanty Bazyli Ostrogski, who was a sixteenth-century aristocrat, one of the greatest minds of his time, and at the same time a benefactor and protector of the Orthodox Church in the Republic of Poland, is the patron of the Annual Awards of "The Orthodox Church Review," granted by the editorial ...

Theft at Holy Mountain Grabarka

Icon before theft

Polish Orthodox Church - 12/1/13 On the night of 8 to 9 January a theft has been carried out at Holy Mountain Grabarka. Someone or several persons broke into the church of the Holy Transfiguration, from which were stolen votive offerings. They were placed before Iverion Holy Mother of God icon.  Among others silver and gold ...

Polish Orthodox Movie wins Radonezh Award

Maria Nalewajko - 19/12/12- Polish Orthodox Church The documentary film "Achimandrite" directed by Jerzy Kalina has won of the International Documentary Film Festival and Television Programme "Radonezh" in Moscow.  "Radonezh" is the oldest review and contest of the film productions about religion in Russia. It takes place under the patronage of Patriarch Kirill and Prime Minister Dmitry ...

Old Cyrillic books renewed

The Polish Orthodox Church November 2012 Thanks to a grant from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Marshal Office of the Malopolska this year the Diocesan Centre for Orthodox Culture "Elpis" in Gorlice realized a maintenance project of Cyrillic old prints. Orthodox Cultural Centre "Elpis", set up to operate in 2000, has chosen as ...

Orthodox Community Centre in Warsaw is open

September 2012 The Polish Orthodox Church Maria Nalewajko The official opening of the Orthodox Community Centre has begun from its consecration ceremony. It took place on the day of the patron saint of the Orthodox Warsaw and Bielsk Diocese, St. Job Poczajowski. It was attended by many priests from across the diocese. The ceremony was preceded by a ...

New website of Suprasl Monastery

Maria Nalewajko 05.09.2012 Polish Orthodox Church Website: www.monaster-suprasl.pl Suprasl Monastery has launched a new website. It has replaced the older one, which had not been updated quite frequently: www.monaster.eu The updated website version is still developing. Apart from news concerning monastery and its parish life, one can find history of monastery complex, icon of Suprasl Mother of God ...

National Digital Archive is expanding

Maria Nalewajko August 2012 Polish Orthodox Church See Photos depicting Orthodoxy: National Digital Archive has started its activity in March 2008. Archives gathered there cover materials since the forties of the nineteenth century till contemporary times. This body is collecting, elaborating, preserving and making archives such as photos, voice recordings and films accessible. Approximately 14 million ...

Orthodox Celebrations of the Border Guard Holiday

Polish Orthodox Church Maria Nalewajko 28.05.2012 Orthodox celebrations of the Border Guard holiday were organized in Siemiatycze. On May 13 dean of the Border Guard within the Orthodox Military Ordinariate of the Polish Army organized the Orthodox celebration of the Border Guard. The ceremony began with the Orthodox Church liturgy. Orthodox Ordinary of the Military Ordinariate Bishop ...

Bishop Jerzy Elected Deputy Vice Chancellor

May, 2012 Polish Orthodox Church On 10th May bishop Prof. Jerzy (Pańkowski) has been elected deputy vice chancellor for student affairs at Christian Theological Academy (ChAT) in Warsaw. During voting by secret ballot at university senate meeting twenty electors has chosen a vice chancellor and two deputy vice chancellors. New vice chancellor and deputy vice chancellors will ...

Results of 31st Hajnówka Church Music Festival

The Polish Orthodox Church Maria Nalewajko 1/6/2012 The Jury of 31st International Festival Hajnówka Orthodox Church Music Days 2012 has given the following prizes: Category – Other choirs: Distinction: Male Choir of The Band of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus 3rd place: Vocal Group „VESPERASCIT” from Warsaw (Poland) 2nd place: Metropolitan Choir of the Church of Czech and Slovak Lands from ...

Polish Orthodox Church to Honor Cypriot Byzantinist Chotzakoglou

By Areti Kotseli 4/5/2012 Byzantinist of the Greek Open University in Athens and member of the administrative board of the “World Forum For Religions and Cultures” of the Holy Kykkos Monastery in Cyprus, Charalampos G. Chotzakoglou, will be honored by the Prince Konstantin Ostrogski Foundation of the Polish Orthodox Church for his scientific work in archaeology ...

Watch a documentary about archimandrite Gabriel online!

Michał Kalina Polish Orthodox Church 18.04.2012 Archimandrite Gabriel – an Orthodox monk from the Podlasie province in Poland – is the founder and sole inhabitant of the Kudak grove hermitage by river Narew. During his first few years there, he lived and prayed in a wagon house, without electricity, running water, or contact with the outside world. ...

Common proclamation will be signed in August

Maria Nalewajko Polish Orthodox Church 18/4/2012 During a visit of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and whole Russia in August a Common Proclamation to the Nations of Russia and Poland about the reconciliation between our nations will be signed – informed the KAI (Catholic Informative Agency) Archbishop Stanislaw Budzik. “It has a historical importance, as in the history ...