Saint George

Celebrating St. George in the Holy Land

July 28, 2017 Featured
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Holy Land Review – Greg Friedman, OFM and Daniel Koski – 28/7/17 The saint often portrayed fighting a dragon is in reality one of the most popular saints in both the East and West. He is particularly venerated by Palestinians in the Holy Land. On May 5, 2016, I caught the Arab bus in Jerusalem, […]

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Feast of the Great Martyr Saint George

November 20, 2016 Featured News
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EOTCMK.org – November 2016 Saint George is one of the honored martyrs in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo church, wherein he is referred to as the “Chief of Martyrs”. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo church commemorates his feast on the 23th of every month. Furthermore, his major feast days per year are; his martyrdom on the 23rd […]

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Feast of the Translation of the Relics of Saint George

November 16, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 16/11/16 On this day we commemorate the translation of the relics of St. George, from Nicomedia, where he suffered at the time of Emperor Diocletian, to the city of Lydda in Palestine. The suffering of this wonderful saint is described on April 23. Anticipating his martyrdom, St. George begged his servant […]

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Memorial service for the soldiers killed during the NATO aggression

March 26, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – March 2016 In the chapel of Saint George, at the military barracks “Banjica 2” in Belgrade, the memorial service (panichida) was served for the killed members of the Yugoslav Army during the NATO aggression upon the F.R. Yugoslavia in 1999, the Serbian Armed Forces reported. The Chief of the General Staff […]

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21 Libya Copts Remembered in Westminster Prayer Service and the Church of England General Synod with statement by HG Bishop Angaelos

February 16, 2016 Featured News
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16/2/16 – Coptic Orthodox Church of the United Kingdom The 21 Coptic Christians brutally executed in Libya one year ago remembered in a prayer service in the Palace of Westminster, during morning prayers at the Church of England General Synod, and in a Vespers Service at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George in the […]

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Feast of the Translation of the Relics of Saint George

November 17, 2015 Featured News

16/11/15 On this day we commemorate the translation of the relics of St. George, from Nicomedia, where he suffered at the time of Emperor Diocletian, to the city of Lydda in Palestine. The suffering of this wonderful saint is described on April 23. Anticipating his martyrdom, St. George begged his servant to take his relics […]

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Met Elias Audi: Our Church Does Not Bless Wars

October 19, 2015 Featured News
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Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – October 2015 The Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Beirut, His Eminence Elias Audi, presided at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Saint George and after the Gospel he gave a sermon in which he said: Jesus said to His disciples, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the […]

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Military flags of the Army of Serbia consecrated at Saint George Church in Oplenac

April 28, 2015 Featured News

28/4/15 Military flags of the Army of Serbia were consecrated at St. George Church in Oplenac on 22 April 2015. The ceremony was officiated by His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica, Vicar Bishop of the Patriarch of Serbia and clergy. The tradition of consecration of Military Flags in Serbian history started with the Karadjordjevic Royal […]

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Feast Of Saint Great Martyr George At The Historical Chapel Of The Patriarchal Residence

April 28, 2015 Featured News

On 23 April 2015, the Orthodox Church celebrates Saint Great Martyr George. On this holiday, the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence celebrated one of its protectors, Saint Great Martyr George. The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, assisted by a group of priests and […]

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The Feast of Theophany in Belgrade

January 22, 2015 Featured News

22/1/15 Central celebration of the feast of Theophany with traditional throwing of the Holy Cross into the water and swimming of the young people to catch the Cross at the Sava lake. The feast day’s Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Saint George in Belgrade on Banovo brdo was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian […]

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Saint Nicholas – Joy For The Children Hospitalized At Fundeni Oncological Institute

December 30, 2014 Featured News

Church of Romania Thursday, 4 December 2014, the shrine of the right hand of Saint Hierarch Nicholas from “Saint George” – the New of Bucharest was brought to “Alexandru Trestioreanu” Oncological Institute – Fundeni of Bucharest for the comfort and joy of the children hospitalized at the Section of onco-paediatry – “Lumina” newspaper informs. Besides […]

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Iraqi Assyrian Village Takes the Fight to ‘IS’

October 14, 2014 Featured News

October 2014 – http://www.dw.de Mrayma Mansour, who leads the night patrol of Assyrian Christian fighters in the town of Al Qosh, looks jumpy. He has a dagger tucked into the waist band of his fatigues and his large green eyes are bloodshot. Around him sit his men, holding hand-me-down weapons and drinking sugary tea. The […]

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Blessing of the Church Painting of the Saint George Church of Mogosoaia

August 23, 2014 Featured News

August 2014 After hundreds of faithful venerated the saints martyrs Saturday, on their celebration day, at the only church founded by Prince Constantine Brancoveanu in Bucharest, “Saint George the New” church, this Sunday, faithful, pilgrims and tourists attended the commemorative events organised at the church in the precincts of the “Brancovean Palaces” Cultural Centre of […]

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Patriarch John X : Syria shall rise up and shake off the ruin that has come to us from abroad

August 21, 2014 Featured News
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21/8/14 Patriarch John X’s speech welcoming Patriarch Ephrem II to the Monastery of Saint George al-Homeyra My brother, Your Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch Mar Ignatius Ephrem II Karim, My brothers the bishops and priests, People of the Syriac and Greek Church of Antioch who are one and great in their faith and ardent zeal, Beloved and […]

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An Orthodox Christian’s Report from Palestine on Gaza

July 26, 2014 Featured News

26/7/14 More than 800 Palestinians have been killed mostly women and children. Over fifty families have been entirely wiped out where all members have died. This is a slaughter. The saddest story is the four boys ages 7-11 years old killed (July 16) on the beach while playing soccer. They were fired upon twice by […]

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Egypt: Restoration of the Monastery of St. George in Old Cairo

June 3, 2014 Featured News

May – June 2014 The major restoration of the historic Greek Orthodox monastery of Saint George in Old Cairo is at its final stage. The monastery is a unique Rotunda in the Middle Eastern, which was a project carried out with the blessing of the Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodore II. According to […]

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Feast of Saint George at the Patriarchal Residence

April 29, 2013 Featured News

Romanian Church On 23 April, the Orthodox Church celebrates Saint Great Martyr George, the Victory Bearer who is the protector of the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. In the sermon delivered within the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the historical chapel, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel emphasised the model to be followed that Saint Great Martyr […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary Pres’s Children’s Book Receives Gold Medal

October 11, 2012 Featured News

11/10/2012 SVS Press Purchase a copy of the book here: [SVOTS Communications / Yonkers, NY] St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press (SVS Press)— the publishing arm of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, NY—has garnered a gold medal for its storybook, Saint George & the Dragon, written by Jim Forest and illustrated in iconographic style by […]

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Christian Temple Becomes a Public Toilet in Famagusta

August 10, 2012 Featured News

Marianna Tsatsou 8/8/2012 FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus – An historic monument of the Middle Ages, the holy temple of Saint George, is being used as a public toilet and fallen into complete ruin, it was reported. The church is located in Famagusta, an eastern city in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus, and, according to the Havantis newspaper, […]

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Feast of Saint George at the Patriarchal Residence

April 25, 2012 Featured News

On 23 April, the Orthodox Church celebrates Saint Great Martyr George, the Trophy-bearer. On this day, the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dresses feast vestments because it celebrates its protector, Saint George. Saint Daniel the Prophet and Saint Pious Parascheva are also saint patrons of the patriarchal chapel. The feast began around 09.00 hours […]

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The Oldest Church in the City of Beirut

March 19, 2012 News

18/3/2012 The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George holds a special place in the hearts of many Lebanese because of its unique location overlooking Parliament Square right in the heart of Beirut’s city center. The Cathedral of Saint George is the Mother Cathedral of Beirut’s Greek Orthodox community. It’s the “Thronos”, the throne of the […]

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