Saint Basil

THOUSANDS JOIN PILGRIMAGE PROCESSION IN MONTENEGRO TO CELEBRATE ST. BASIL OF OSTROG

May 13, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 13/5/17 The annual procession to Ostrog Monastery, near the town of Niksic, Montenegro, began on Wednesday, culminating in the liturgical celebrations in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog today. Around 2,000 people began the 25-mile trek from the capital of Podgorica on Wednesday, being joined by thousands more throughout the night and on […]

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The Annunciation of our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

April 9, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – April 2017 The Feast of the Annunciation is one of the earliest Christian feasts, and was already being celebrated in the fourth century. There is a painting of the Annunciation in the catacomb of Priscilla in Rome dating from the second century. The Council of Toledo in 656 mentions the Feast, […]

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Venerable Ephraim the Syrian

February 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 13/2/17 Saint Ephraim the Syrian, a teacher of repentance, was born at the beginning of the fourth century in the city of Nisibis (Mesopotamia) into the family of impoverished toilers of the soil. His parents raised their son in piety, but from his childhood he was known for his quick temper […]

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Saint Basil the Bishop of Ostrog

May 12, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- May 2016 Saint Basil, Bishop of Zakholmsk, was born of pious parents in the sixteenth century in the Popov district of Herzegovina. At the age of maturity he left his parental home and settled in the Trebinsk monastery in honor of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, and became a monk. […]

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Gone is the Glory of Constantinople… But Christ Remains

May 19, 2015 Featured News

Fr Georges Massouh: Gone is the Glory of Constantinople… But Christ Remains Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – May 2015 Jesus announced that the worship of God is not tied to a specific place as God is not contained by space and He cannot be bound in an exclusive place toward which those who want to be […]

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Saint Basil the Great – Archbishop of Caesarea

January 15, 2015 Featured News

15/1/15 Basil was born during the reign of Emperor Constantine. While still unbaptized, Basil spent fifteen years in Athens where he studied philosophy, rhetoric, astronomy and all other secular sciences of that time. His colleagues at that time were Gregory the Theologian and Julian, later the apostate emperor. In his mature years he was baptized […]

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Saint Basil Academy to Celebrate 70th Anniversary

June 5, 2014 Featured News

5/6/14 NEW YORK – Saint Basil Academy will celebrate its 70th Anniversary, June 21, 2014, in its magnificent campus by the Hudson River, in Garrison, NY. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will lead the celebration. Dr. Steven Gounardes is the chairman for this special 70th Celebration and Mike Emanuel, FOX News chief congressional correspondent […]

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Saint Basil of Ostrog

May 12, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 Basil was born in Popovo Selo in Herzegovina, of simple and devout parents. From his youth he was filled with love for the Church of God, and when he grew up he went to the monastery of the Dormi-tion of the Mother of God at Trebinje, and became a monk. As such, he […]

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Feast of the Cross at the Cathedral Church

January 20, 2014 News

20/1/14 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today, on the Feast of the Cross, the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great at the Cathedral Church in Belgrade. After the versper service following the Liturgy, Serbian Patriarch Irinej performed the rite of great blessing of the water of the Feast of the Cross. Then […]

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Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea

January 14, 2014 Featured News

14/1/14 Basil was born during the reign of Emperor Constantine. While still unbaptized, Basil spent fifteen years in Athens where he studied philosophy, rhetoric, astronomy and all other secular sciences of that time. His colleagues at that time were Gregory the Theologian and Julian, later the apostate emperor. In his mature years he was baptized […]

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The Patriarch of Romania Re-consecrated the Church of Saint Basil the Great – Cotroceni

May 15, 2012 News

On 13 May 2012, the 5th Sunday after the Holy Easter, named of the Samarinean woman, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church re-consecrated the church of Saint Basil the Great and of Saint Pious Parascheva situated in Cotroceni district of Bucharest, assisted by a group of priests and deacons, after the restoration […]

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Orthodox Youth Share the Cake of Saint Basil

February 8, 2011 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church The tradition of sharing the cake of Saint Basil was held once again this year at the Orthodox Youth Centre of Tirana, “Bethlehem House”, which for years has organized a special activity for this feast. Dozens of young people, led by their spiritual director, Father Justin, were gathered on January 23rd […]

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