Venerable Mary of Egypt

Church of Serbia - 26/3/18 This Life of Our Venerable Mother Mary of Egypt was written down in the seventh century by Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, some hundred years after the repose of the holy Mary, who fell asleep in the Lord April 1, 522. It is one of the most beautiful and edifying lives ...

THE FORE FEAST OF THEOPHANY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/1/18 The Forefeast of Theophany was celebrated by the Patriarchate according to the Typikon order of the Church and the Status Quo of the Patriarchate, on Thursday January 5/18, 2018. After the Service of Matins at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen on the morning of the aforementioned day, the Service ...

HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ADDRESSES THE KING OF JORDAN

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 21/12/17 The meeting of the Heads of the Local Churches in the Holy Land took place on Sunday afternoon, December 4/17, 2017, at the Baptism Site of the Lord in the East Bank of the River Jordan, the Pilgrimage Centre of Jordan, at the presence of His Majesty the King of ...

THE THEOPHANY FEAST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 23/1/17 On Thursday 6th/19th January 2017, the Feast of Theophany or Epiphany was celebrated by the Patriarchate, meaning the memory of the event of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist at the River Jordan, when the mankind witnessed the Trinitarian Epiphany, Jesus Christ being baptized, ...

Metropolitan Tikhon’s Sanctity of Life message, video now available

OCA - 15/1/17 Sunday, January 22, 2017 will be observed as “Sanctity of Life Sunday” in parishes across the United States.  The commemoration, which marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the US, serves as a prelude to the annual March for Life, to be held in the US ...

PASTORAL VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM IN MAFRAQ- JORDAN

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 16/11/16 On Saturday, the 30th of October/12th of November 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, crossed the bridge of the River Jordan to arrive at the Patriarchate’s Bishopric in Amman, from where He left for the city of Mafraq, Northern Jordan. The Patriarch was accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, ...

MOSES MEMORIAL ON TOP OF MOUNT NEBO OPENS AGAIN TO PILGRIMS

Pravoslavie.ru - 25/10/16 The memorial to Moses on the summit of the famous Biblical Mount Nebo has again opened to pilgrims who wish to visit the site of the repose of the God-seer in the Holy Land, after the memorial was closed for restoration work for ten years, reportsSedmitza.ru. The memorial to Moses, situated seven kilometers (c. 4.35 ...

Blessing of the Holy Muron in the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church

September 2015 Also Read: Special Course Dedicated to the Mystery of the Blessing of the Holy Muron: The Ceremony of the blessing of the Holy Muron to be held from 26th September to 28th September 2015.  The blessings and consecration of the Holy Muron (Chrism) is a sacred and mysterious service, which is traditionally held once every 5 to ...

Confirmation of the Divinity of Jesus Christ is the Most Important Work of Saint John the Baptist

On 7 January 2013, celebrated the prophet who baptised the Saviour of the world in the waters of the River Jordan, namely Saint John the Baptist. In the speech delivered at the chapel of “Saint Gregory the Enlightener” of the Patriarchal Residence, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church spoke about Saint John the ...