Saint John The Baptist Is A Repentance And Moderate Life Teacher

On 29 August, the Orthodox Christians celebrate the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, the last great prophet of the Old Testament. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania delivered a sermon in the historical chapel of “Saint Great Martyr George” of the Patriarchal Residence in which he spoke about the life and activity of Saint Prophet ...

New Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

21/8/14 On 18 August 2014, the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. We mention some of the decisions adopted: - The Holy Synod took notice, with great concern, of the Law no 102/2014 adopted ...

Commemorative Synodal Decree at the celebration of 300 years from the martyrdom of the Holy Martyrs Brâncoveanu

August 2014 Commemorative Synodal Decree of the Autocephalous Romanian Orthodox Church, at the celebration of 300 years from the martyrdom of the Holy Martyrs Brâncoveanu The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, To the most-beloved clergy, the venerable monastic order and the right‑believing Christians of the Romanian Patriarchate, Grace, mercy and peace from God, and from Us, ...

Patriarch Teoctist Commemorated at the Romanian Patriarchate

On Wednesday, 30 July 2014, the Romanian Patriarchate commemorated seven years since the passing away of the worthy remembering Patriarch Teoctist (+ 30 July 2007). Hierarchic Divine Liturgy On this occasion, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania. The celebrating group consisted of: His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and Bucovina, ...

Delegation of the Lutheran Evangelical Church at the Patriarchate of Romania

On 1 July 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence the visit of Michael Martin, church superior counsellor of the Lutheran Evangelical Church of Bayern. He was accompanied by a delegation which also included His Grace Sofian Brasoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese of Germany, ...

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles at the chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation

June - July 2014 Sunday, 29 June 2014, the Patriarch of Romania celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation, assisted by a group of priests and deacons, in the presence of many faithful. On this day, the Orthodox Christians are on the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost (Matthew 6:22-33 – ...

Basilica.Ro – Six Years Of Life

  Church of Rumania - 22/6/14 On 16 June 2014, Basilica.ro news website of the Romanian Patriarchate celebrates 6 years of life. Basilica news agency of the Romanian Patriarchate was set up with the blessing and care of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel on 27 October 2007, at the feast of Saint Dimitrios the New, Protector of Bucharest, ...

Orthodox Primates with the President of the Albanian Parliament

June 2014 On 2 June 2014, the Primates of the Orthodox Churches present at Tirana on the occasion of the consecration of the new Archiepiscopal Cathedral of the Resurrection of the Lord met His Excellency Mt Ilir Meta, President of the Albanian Parliament. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, was also present. From 31 May – 2 ...

Protocol of collaboration signed between Romanian Patriarchate, Ministry of National Education and the State Secretariat for Religious Affairs

June 2014 On 29 May 201, the Romanian Patriarchate, Ministry of National Education and the State Secretariat for Religious Affairs concluded the Protocol on the teaching of Religion – Orthodox cult – in the pre-academic education and organisation of the pre-academic and academic Orthodox theological education. The document was signed by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the ...

Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

May 2014 On 22 May 2014, the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church met under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and took the following decisions: - Listing in the Calendar of the Romanian Orthodox Church of Saint Great Martyr Efrem the New, canonised by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, to be celebrated on 5 May; - ...

ATTITUDE OF THE ROMANIAN CHURCH TOWARDS THE EURO-PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

May 2014 Decision of the Holy Synod in the perspective of the Euro-Parliamentary elections of 25 May 2014. Met in working session on 22 May 2014, at the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church approved especially the pastoral urge concerning the Euro-Parliamentary elections of 25 ...

Blessing of the Museum at Romanian Patriarchal Residence

May 2014 On 20 May 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church blessed the Museum of the Patriarchal Residence. Hierarchs, members of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church and servant priests of the Patriarchal Cathedral attended the blessing service. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a speech in which he said: “This museum ...

FAMILY IN THE CURRENT EUROPEAN CONTEXT – Talk by Patriarch of All Romania

May 2014 - Church of Romania Speech of His Beatitude DANIEL, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, at the opening of the CROCEU (Committee of the Orthodox Churches' Representatives to the European Union) meeting, Bucharest, 16 May 2014: We joyfully welcome all participants in this event and thank you for your interest in the dialogue ...

Nine Romanian Hierarchs Decorated at Cotroceni

April - May 2014 On 29 April 2014, nine Romanian Orthodox hierarchs were decorated by the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Basescu. The ceremony took place at Cotroceni Palace, in the presence of the Patriarch of Romania, His Beatitude Daniel. “The event is a symbol of the gratitude I feel for you and for the other five ...

Representatives of the Evangelical Church of Germany at the Romanian Patriarchate

April - May 2014 On 30 April 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence the participants in the Consultation for the estimation of the dialogue between the Romanian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church of Germany which is taking place in Bucharest from 29 April – 2 May ...

Collection for the Christians of Syria from the Romanian Orthodox Patriarchate

30/4/14 The collection for aiding the Christians of Syria and of other areas of Middle East, many of them victims of the persecution and violence, began in all the churches and monasteries of the Romanian Patriarchate. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel expressed in the sermon delivered within the Divine Liturgy the hope that peace and good understanding ...

The First Volume of the History of the Romanian Orthodox Monasticism Launched at the Romanian Academy

April 2014 The book entitled “History of the Romanian Orthodox Monasticism from beginning till present” was launched today, 4 April 2014, at the Romanian Academy, in the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The book is part of the trilogy entitled “ROMANIAN ORTHODOX MONASTICISM. History, contributions and repertoire”. His Eminence Irineu, ...

The Patriarch of Romania at 24 years of hierarchal service

March 2014 On Monday, 4 March 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates 24 years since he was ordained hierarch. His Beatitude was ordained Bishop on 4 March 1990, on the Orthodoxy Sunday, in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Timişoara by His Eminence Nestor, Metropolitan of Oltenia, His Eminence Nicolae, Metropolitan of Banat, ...

The Church National Assembly Estimated and Approved the Activity of the Church in 2013 and the Projects for 2014

14/2/14 On 12 February 2014, the annual working session of the Church National Assembly – the central deliberative body of the Romanian Orthodox Church for the administrative, social, cultural, economical and patrimonial issues - was held at the Patriarchate Palace, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The members of the Church National Assembly (the hierarchs of the Holy Synod and three representatives, ...

Not Any Prayer Is Accepted By God, But Only The Prayer Said In Lowliness

On 9 February 2014, the Orthodox Church is on the 33rd Sunday after the Pentecost, also named of the Tax Collector and of the Pharisee. The evangelical pericope of Saint Evangelist Luke, 18:10-14, about the Tax collector and the Pharisee was read in all churches. The Orthodox Church began the period of the Triode This Sunday marked the beginning of the Triode for the Orthodox Church, one ...

155 Years Since the Union of the Principalities Celebrated at the Romanian Patriarchate

On 24 January 2014, we celebrate 155 years since the Union of the Romanian Principalities, an act implemented at the Metropolitan Hill (Patriarchate Hill), in a building of the Church situated near the then Metropolitan Cathedral (Patriarchal Cathedral at present).  Te Deum Service  On this occasion, the ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Metropolitans Nifon of Wallachia and Sofronie ...