Historic visit of H.H. The Catholicos of the East to United Kingdom

  September 2013 The recent visit of His Holiness Mar Basilius Mar Thoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East, to England, was not only a great blessing for the Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom but also a significant ecumenical event. His visit marked a number of historic anniversaries: 80 years since the first celebration ...

Coptic Service held in St. Margaret’s, Westminster

2/11/2012 To mark the Coptic Feast of Nayrouz and the start of the new Coptic Year 1729, the service of Offering of Evening Incense was held at St. Margaret’s Westminster on 30 October. Presided over by Bishop Angaelos, assisted by Abba Seraphim, it was also attended by priests from the Coptic Orthodox, British Orthodox, Eritrean Orthodox, ...

Thirty Graduate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

[SVS Communications/Yonkers, NY] With jubilant ceremony, thirty seminarians from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary received their diplomas at Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 22, amid a throng of family, friends, and fellow classmates. Eager, hopeful, and grateful, the Class of 2010 among them 12 priests celebrated the end of their formal studies and the beginning ...

91 Years since the Union of Bessarabia with Romania, Marked at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest

At the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, the passing of 91 years since the Union of Bessarabia with Romania were celebrated today, March 27, 2009. The event started at 12 p.m. with the celebration of the Te Deum and a memorial service for the makers of the Union of 1918. The two liturgical services were celebrated, ...