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

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, and the ...

BULGARIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH RECEIVES RELICS OF SAINT LUKE OF CRIMEA

On October 21, 2016 Bulgarian Orthodox Church received relics of St. Luke (Luka Voyno Yasenetsky), Archbishop of Crimea and Sympheropol, confessor and wonderworker (1877-1961). Shortly after the glorification of St. Seraphim of Sofia and receiving relics from St. Seraphim of Sarov, Bulgarian believers have the honour to receive also a blessing from the serving and healing ...

A small miracle: Saint Luke of Simferopol and Crimea

A small miracle: Saint Luke of Simferopol and Crimea (Photo Report)

June 2015 - http://www.asceticexperience.com/ I asked one of the fathers if I could shoot some photos of some icons which was gilding in their workshop. The father replied “come if you want, as we are working on one huge icon: St. Luke of Crimea.” “Ok” I said and I immediately went there. Incidentally, as you can see from ...

The celebration of the Sunday of Orthodoxy in Hong Kong (2015)

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On Sunday, March 1, Sunday of Orthodoxy, Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia, assisted by Fr.Jeffry Yang, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong. At the end of the Liturgy Metropolitan Nektarios presided over the Procession of the Holy Icons. The Sunday of Orthodoxy is the first Sunday ...

The Relics Of The Saints Must Be Venerated

October 2014 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a sermon on the 20th Sunday after Pentecost in which he said: “The grace of God works in the human body and the body of the dead must be treated with respect and the relics of the dead venerated. While interpreting the Gospel according to Luke which writes about ...

Patrairch Daniel of Romania : Help of God – a priority to human understanding

On 28 September 2014,  the Orthodox Church is on the 18th Sunday after the Pentecost. The evangelical pericope of Saint Luke 5:1-11, which presents the wonderful fishing, was read during the Divine Liturgy, according to the good order of our Church. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, delivered a sermon in the historical chapel of “Saint ...