Sunday of Holy Pentecost

Church of Serbia - 28/5/18 Introduction The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter) and ten days after the Feast of the Ascension of Christ. The Feast is always celebrated on a Sunday. The Feast commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the ...

Venerable Alexis the Man of God

Church of Serbia - March-April 2017 Saint Alexis was born at Rome into the family of the pious and poverty-loving Euphemianus and Aglais. The couple was childless for a long time and constantly prayed the Lord to grant them a child. And the Lord consoled the couple with the birth of their son Alexis. At six years ...

2017 St. Phoebe Pan-Orthodox Conference

St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess - 5/9/16 A 2017 Pan-Orthodox Conference hosted by the St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess will be held October 6 & 7, 2017 at Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, Irvine, California, where Rev. Fr. Steven Tsichlis is rector. The theme of the conference is “Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in ...

Saint Peter and Saint Paul – Apostles and Martyrs in Europe

Iulian Dumitrascu - Romanian Orthodox News Agnecy - June 2015 Sermon of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania at Feast of Saints Peter and Paul: 1. Saints Peter and Paul Two different persons called by our Saviour Jesus Christ to preach the same Gospel of love and salvation. Saint Peter was called Simon before his meeting with Jesus, Who ...

Missionary journey to Vanua Levu

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www.orthodoxmission.org.gr - May 2016 - Fiji • Diocese of New Zealand The course of events, according to the popular saying, in fact, the divine providence, led our paces to beautiful Savu-Savu in Vanua Levu, the second largest island of Fiji. This visit was originally scheduled for next month. However, a sudden big trial of our Orthodox brother Pantelis Baravilala ...

Aleppo Terror is Worse Than Ever: Priest

By Oliver Maksan and John Newton Aid to the Church in Need - May 2016 A FRANCISCAN priest in bomb-stricken Aleppo has called for the prayers of Christians worldwide, describing what he calls the worst violence since the Syrian conflict began more than five years ago. Fr Ibrahim Alsabagh told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need: "Never, ...

“The Church and its Roots in the Holy Land” – Speech by Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem

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Jerusalem Patriarchate- April 2016 THE CARTER CENTER, ATLANTA, CA 19 April 2016 “The Church and its Roots in the Holy Land” Your Beatitudes, Your Eminences, Reverend Fathers and Pastors Distinguished Representatives of the Churches in the U.S.A. Ladies and Gentlemen, We are honored to be here at this important conference, that brings together Christians from the Holy Land and the United States, both ...

Intellectual information and spiritual formation in the moral and religious education of children and youth

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The message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, addressed to the participants in the 8th National Assembly Christ conveyed to children, organized by the Romanian Patriarchate in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research and World Vision Organization in Romania, at Caraiman Monastery, from 21 to 23 September 2015: The National Assembly Christ conveyed to children celebrates today its 8th edition, being ...

Dying Like a Disciple – Fr. Lawrence Farley

August 2015 Every year on August 15, the Church bids us come to the final bedside of the Theotokos and learn how to die.  It is an important lesson, and all the more important because the secular world offers us no clue.  Indeed, the world seems intent on denying the reality of death.  In earlier and ...

Growing in Truth: Lessons Learned and Given in Alaska

OCMC News - Growing in Truth: Lessons Learned and Given in Alaska

OCMC- August 2015 During Vespers in the village parish at Kasigluk, a young girl named Heather came into church, looking for our mission team. She ran up to me and began to hang off the pockets of my cassock. Now, in Holy Trinity, as with many parishes in Alaska, the faithful are separated with men on ...

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles at the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral

On 29 June, the Orthodox Church celebrates two of the best known saints, Peter and Paul the Apostles. The two Apostles died martyrs’ death in Rome, during the persecution instituted by Emperor Nero, in 67. On this great feast, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian ...

Patience and endurance are signs of wisdom and Sacrificial love

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June 2015 Message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, at the International Scientific Congress "Patience and endurance in contemporary times according to Saint Paul the Apostle", Pavleia XXI, Veria, Greece, 26-29 June 2015: His Eminence PANTELEIMON, Metropolitan of Veria, Naousa and Kampania Your Eminence, We have learned with joy that this year too the Holy Metropolis of ...

Orthodox Christians at DC March for Life

24/1/14 Despite unusually cold temperatures, tens of thousands participated in the 41st annual March for Life in the US capital on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.  Metropolitan Tikhon, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Melchisedek, Bishop Michael, and Bishop Mark were present, together with students from Saint Tikhon’s Seminary and Saint Vladimir’s Seminary and numerous clergy and faithful.  Later that evening, Metropolitan ...

Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles – Teachers of Repentance, Courage and Enlighteners of the Church

On 29 June 2013, our Church celebrates Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, who died martyrs’ death in the time of Emperor Nero, in 67 AD. In the sermon delivered within the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church spoke about the ...