SERVICE

THE SERVICE OF THE GREAT COMPLINE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 28, 2015 News

On the evening of Lent Monday, the 10th/23rd of February 2015, the service of the Great Compline was held at the monastic church of Sts Constantine and Helen. The service will be officiated every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for the duration of the Great Lent, until Holy Wednesday, by the serving hieromonk. Patriarch Theophilos […]

0 comments Read the full article →

A LEGACY OF SERVICE REMEMBERED AND RENEWED – Fr. Andres Giron

February 28, 2015 Featured News
Fr. Andres presents his beloved flock to Archbishop Athenagoras

  Mayan Orthodox Church – February 2015 As commemorations of the one year memorial of Fr. Andres Giron continued throughout the villages, the question arises- what made the priestly ministry of this man so compelling to thousands of Mayan people? In an interview, Fr. Andres explained: “I became involved with them twenty-five years ago through […]

0 comments Read the full article →

ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR HAGIOTAPHITE FATHERS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 8, 2015 News

On Sunday, the 22nd of December 2014/4th of January 2015, a memorial service was held for the departed members of the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood, namely Patriarchs, Primates, Priests, Hieromonks, Hierodeacons, monks and nuns, at the katholikon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. The divine Liturgy preceded the memorial service, led by His Eminence Theophanes, Archbishop […]

0 comments Read the full article →

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE PATRIARCHS OF JERUSALEM AT THE CHAPEL OF THE FORTY MARTYRS

November 17, 2014 Featured News

On the 24th of October/6th of November 2014, a memorial service was held for the repose of the souls of the departed Patriarchs of Jerusalem at the chapel of the Forty Marts, which lies between St James Cathedral and the Church of the Resurrection. Both the Vespers and the Divine Liturgy were led by His […]

0 comments Read the full article →

MEMORIAL SERVICE HELD FOR PRINCIPAL PHOTIOS

October 19, 2014 News

Jerusalem Patriarchate   On Saturday, the 28th of September/11th of October 2014, after Archbishop Demetrios of Lydda led the morning Divine Liturgy on the Horrendous Golgotha, a memorial service was held for the late Principal, f. Photios Kiousis, forty days after his passing. The service was led by His Beatitude, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem. Hagiotaphite […]

0 comments Read the full article →

STATEMENT BY COMMUNICATION SERVICE OF THE MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE’S DEPARTMENT FOR EXTERNAL CHURCH RELATIONS REGARDING THE DECISION OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND TO ALLOW WOMEN TO SERVE AS BISHOPS

July 18, 2014 Featured News

18/7/14 At the session that took place on the 14th of July 2014, the General Synod of the Church of England made a decision allowing women to serve as bishops. The Communication Service of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations is authorized to make the following statement in this regard: The Russian Orthodox […]

1 comment Read the full article →

THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM PERFORMS MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE LATE METROPOLITAN VOLODYMYR OF KIEV

July 12, 2014 Featured News

July 2014 On the morning of Monday, the 24th of June/7th of July 2014, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, in the framework of a divine liturgy commemorating the birth of John the Baptist at the monastic church of Sts Constantine and Helen, performed a memorial service for the repose of the soul of Metropolitan Volodymyr of […]

0 comments Read the full article →

ORTHODOX POLITICIAN FROM MONTENEGRO PRAYS AT PATRIARCHAL SERVICE IN BUTOVO

May 12, 2014 News

May 2014 On 10 May 2014, Mr. Srđan Milić, president of the Socialist People’s Party of Montenegro, who had come to Moscow to attend the Victory Day celebrations, prayed at the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Butovo firing range. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox […]

0 comments Read the full article →

EXARCHY OF THE HOLY SEPULCHER IN CYPRUS: SERVICES SCHEDULE, MAY 2014

May 2, 2014 News

April – May 2014 SCHEDULE OF SERVICES AT THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION AND ST PHILOUMENOS THE HAGIOTAPHITE HOLY MARTYR – MAY 2014. 1/05 THURSDAY, 07.00 ST PANARETOS, BISHOP OF PAPHOS, MATINS AND DIVINE LITURGY. 3/05 SATURDAY, 18.00 VESPERS SERVICE. 4/05 THIRD SUDNAY AFTER EASTER, 07.00 MATINS AND DIVINE LITURGY. 9/05 FRIDAY, 18.00 PRE-INAUGURAL VESPERS […]

0 comments Read the full article →

THE STATEMENT OF THE PILGRIMAGE COMMITTEE FOR THE SERVICE OF THE HOLY LIGHT

April 9, 2014 Featured News

March-April 2014 On Tuesday, the 5th/18th of March 2014,  the Pilgrimage Committee of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, consisting of the Chief Dragoman, the Most Reverend Christodoulos, Metropolitan of Eleftheroupolis; the Elder Secretary-General, His Eminence Aristarchos, Archbishop of Constantina; the Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod, His Eminence Demetrios, Archbishop of Lydda; and the Assistant […]

0 comments Read the full article →

FORTY DAY MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR METROPOLITAN KALLINIKOS OF PILOUSION

February 3, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 The forty-day memorial service of the late Metropolitan Kallinikos of Pilousion was conducted on Friday 24th January 214 at the Holy Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour in Port Said. The Divine Liturgy and the Memorial was presided over by His Eminence Gabriel Metropolitan of Leontopolis, Patriarchal Vicar of Alexandria and Locum […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Destroyed Coptic Churches in Egypt – Snaps

August 16, 2013 Featured News

  OCP News Service – 16/8/13 The image of Coptic Churches which are being destroyed and burned by the Muslim Brotherhood throughout Egypt. Large number of Churches, monasteries and other Christian establishments have been either destroyed or burned down by the Muslim Brotherhood. Read more here: Source: OCP NEWS SERVICE

2 comments Read the full article →

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR HIS HOLINESS POPE SHENOUDA III

March 30, 2012 News

27/3/2012 Archdiocese of the Eastern United States – Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East A memorial service for His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, hosted by the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America was held at St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church in East Brunswick, New Jersey on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Numerous clergy from […]

0 comments Read the full article →

WATCH LIVE FUNERAL SERVICE OF POPE SHENOUDA

March 20, 2012 Featured News

Live video by Ustream Streaming Live by Ustream 20/3/2012 Source:

0 comments Read the full article →

“A BIOGRAPHY IS RICH WHEN IT IS TRANSLATED INTO COMMITMENT AND SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY” Said Catholicos Aram I

March 14, 2012 News

On Sunday, 11 March 2012, Catholicos Aram I decorated Dr. Souren Bayramian with the St. Mesrob Mashdotz insignia for his contribution to the life of the Armenian Community in Egypt. Mr. Shahan Kandaharian, the editor-in-chief of the Aztak daily newspaper introduced Dr. Bayramian to the audience. He described him as a literary man and a […]

0 comments Read the full article →

RUSSIAN BISHOP LEADS SERVICE AT ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL IN NICE RE-ACQUIRED BY MOSCOW

January 23, 2012 News

Interfax – Religion 23 / 01 / 2012 The Epiphany service on Thursday at the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Nice was the first Divine Liturgy at that church to be celebrated by a Moscow Patriarchate bishop since the beginning of the last century. The service was led by Nestor, Bishop of Korsun, […]

0 comments Read the full article →

HELP THEM BREATH LIKE YOU!!!

January 22, 2012 Featured News

22/1/2012 YOUR FIVE MINUTES CAN CHANGE THEIR LIFE!!! Special Appeal from the Eritrean Christian Community to regain their freedom of life and worship and to sing the petition to release and restore Patriarch Antonios.   Kindly Sign the  petition here: READ MORE ON THE SAD PLIGHT OF ERITREAN CHRISTIANS The Detained Patriarch, Persecuted Christians and a Dying Church OCP NEWS SERVICE

0 comments Read the full article →

ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE LED BY HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I

October 24, 2011 News

10/19/2011 LOS ANGELES, ANTELIAS – On Wednesday, October 19, 2011, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I led an ecumenical prayer service, with the participation of spiritual leaders and clergy from the Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches, Coptic, Syriac, and Antiochian Orthodox Churches, and the Roman Catholic Church. …

0 comments Read the full article →

HIS BEATITUDE CONDUCTED THE SERVICE OF THE BLESSING OF THE WATERS FOR THE START OF THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

September 26, 2011 News

Archim. P. Arathymos – N. Katsikas On 12th September 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa accompanied by His Grace Nikodimos, Bishop of Nitria and Patriarchal Vicar of Cairo, conducted the designated service of the blessing of the waters at the Hellenic Schools of Heliopolis in Cairo, at the start […]

0 comments Read the full article →

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ATTEND THE SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE THE 96th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN ANTELIAS

April 28, 2011 News

04/24/2011 On Sunday 24 April 2011, in the evening, thousands of Armenians gathered in front of the St. Stephen Chapel of the Martyrs of the Genocide in Antelias. Among those present were religious leaders, representing the Armenian Catholic and Protestant communities, representatives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, Tashnak, the Social Democrat Party, Henchag, …

0 comments Read the full article →

Ethiopian Orthodox Nativity Celebrations – Exclusive Snaps

January 8, 2011 Featured News

8/1/2011 Ethiopian Orthodox nativity Celebrations- Exclusive Snaps by Yonas Garedew – OCP Advisory Broad Member from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Ethiopian nativity is celebrated on January 7th. OCP NEWS SERVICE

1 comment Read the full article →