Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest

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Church of Serbia - 25/8/17 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officially visited Hungary on 20 August 2017 This day was not chosen by mistake, it was a feast-day of Holy King Stephen (Istvan), the first Christian king among Hungarians, who was enlisted in the dyptich of saints of the Orthodox Church as well. The Day of Holy ...

Saint Stephen of Decani and Thanksgiving Day in Cleveland

Church of Serbia- 29/11/16 On Thursday, 24 November 2016, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America celebrated the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. A substantial gathering of worshippers came to liturgically honor the memory of St. Stephen of Dechani and to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, beginning with the celebration of ...

Saint Stephen Milutin of Serbia

Church of Serbia - November 2016 Saint Stephen was the younger son of King Stephen Urosh I, and grandson of First-Crowned King St Stephen (September 24). He ruled Serbia from 1275 to 1320. Stephen Milutin received the throne from his elder brother Dragutin, a true Christian, who after a short reign transferred power over to his ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate St. Stephen

27/12/13 The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Friday the Feast of Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr and first archdeacon in the Jerusalem Community Church. The community church accepted people from all social circles and the rich supported the church while Stephen designated the activity and the vocation of each member. It is believed that this has been ...

The Holy Disciple (from the Seventy) First-Martyr and ArchDeacon Stephen

12/1/13 Moldovan Orthodox Church - Commemorated on December 27 The Holy Disciple (from the Seventy) First-Martyr and ArchDeacon Stephen was the eldest among the Seven Deacons, established by the Apostles themselves, and therefore he is called “archdeacon”. He was t he Christian First-Martyr, and he suffered for Christ at about age 30. In the words of Asterias, ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates St. Stephen

27/12/2011 The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Tuesday the Day of Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr and first archdeacon in the Jerusalem Community Church. The community church accepted people from all social circles and the rich supported the church while Stephen designated the activity and the vocation of each member. It is believed that this has been the ...

Orthodoxy and Islam: Crisis and Opportunity Conference

11/8/2011 “Orthodoxy and Islam: Crisis and Opportunity” is a conference Saint Stephen’s is hosting Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 19th - 21st. This unique conference is designed to provide Orthodox Christians with new resources, perspectives and understanding on the complex topic of Islam, both to educate as well as to equip the faithful to engage with Muslims ...