Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Church of Serbia - 28/9/19 The Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross is celebrated each year on September 14. The Feast commemorates the finding of the True Cross of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by Saint Helen, the mother of Emperor Constantine. In the twentieth year of his reign (326), Emperor Constantine ...

THE CHURCH OF THE TEN LEPERS IN THE TOWN OF BURQIN

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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - By Heba Hrimat - July 2017 In a town that merely inhabits in its humble neighbourhoods 68 scattered Christians alongside their 7000 Muslim cohabitants, lies one of the world’s oldest Churches, a few metres away from the historic centre of the town of Burqin on top of a downhill. The Church ...

Daughters, Mighty in Christ: Three Western Orthodox Princesses

Orthodox Canada: A Journal of Orthodox Christianity - May 2016 “Be of good cheer, daughter: your faith has made you well,” – Matthew 9:22 A famous saint in the family? How about a holy and righteous Orthodox sovereign as a relative? For those of northern European or Celtic ancestry, the possibility does not require a stretch of the ...

The Clergy of Bucharest and Ilfov on a Conference at the Patriarchate Palace

On Monday, 3 June 2013, the first session of the spring semestral pastoral – missionary Conference of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Bucharest was held in the “Patriarch Teoctist” Aula Magna of the Patriarchate Palace, on the theme Saints Constantine and Helen – promoters of the religious freedom and supporters of the Church. The conference ...