Romfilatelia: Postage stamp issue dedicated to Saint Nectarios of Aegina

Basilica News Agency - 18/2/2020 Romfilatelia introduced into circulation on Friday, February 14, a new postage stamp issue entitled 100 years since the repose of Saint Nectarios of Aegina. Saint Nectarios was born in 1846, in the Thracian Silivria (locality near Constantinople), from a poor but god-fearing parents, Dimos and Maria Kefalas receiving the name of Anastasios at baptism. At the age of ...

The New Cathedral Will Be Like a Resurrection Candle

  29/4/13 To end with the Vesper service celebrated on 27 April 2013, at the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation, the Patriarch of Romania explained in the sermon delivered that the new cathedral will be like a Resurrection candle and like a coming out of the humiliation the Church was sentenced to in many ways during the communist ...

Looking at Bucharest’s Orthodox churches in the warm March sunshine

      By Paul Wood - 13.3.13 Last week-end I took advantage of the extremely good weather – the thermometer read 21°C – and went looking round Orthodox churches in Bucharest. When I was a boy, looking at a beautiful church was the present I most wanted for birthdays and it still is. The highlight of our Bucharest tour ...