Confessors invested in Bucharest – Patriarch Daniel: ‘Confession is spiritual medicine’

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - March 2017 Fifteen priests from the Archdiocese of Bucharest received Wednesday the blessing for the ministry of spiritual fathers at the St George Chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, performed March 1 the ordination (cheirothesia) of the new spiritual fathers. In his speech delivered at the end ...

THE FEAST OF ST PANTELEIMON – GREAT MARTYR AND HEALER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - August 2016 On Tuesday, the 27th of July/9th of August 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the glorious great martyr and healer, St Panteleimon, at the Monastery dedicated to his name, to the west of David’s Gate. The Monastery is also dedicated to St Cyril the Catechizer, Archbishop of Jerusalem. Vespers and ...

‘The Orthodox Dilemma’ is Revelatory and Timely, especially in a Period Riddled with Internecine Violence and Religious Tribalism

OCP Publications- Review of The Orthodox Dilemma- 19/5/16 Review by Dr. Glenville Ashby - San Francisco Book Review Website- www.glenvilleashby.com Buy Hardcopies at Amazon and Lulu bookstore Amazon – ($12.00) http://www.amazon.com/Orthodox-Dilemma-George-Alexander/dp/1329629787 Lulu (25% discount) –  ($9.00) http://www.lulu.com/shop/http://www.lulu.com/shop/george-alexander/the-orthodox-dilemma/paperback/product-22650819.html Kindle Copies https://www.amazon.com/Orthodox-Dilemma-Reflections-Pan-Orthodox-Concilliar-ebook/dp/B017P1RFBS The Orthodox Dilemma offers a detailed panorama of Church History and is a boon for researchers and proponents of interfaith dialogue. It is revelatory and timely, especially in ...

MESSAGE OF HIS BEATITUDE THEOPHILOS – PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS 2015

December 2015 Today Bethlehem welcomes the one who sits for ever by the Father, today angels godly praise the born infant, glory to God in the highest heaven and on earth peace, good will to people.  (Idiomelon of Christmas Matins). The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Orthodox Church of Christ across the world celebrates today as it pastorally declares to its members and ...

THANKSGIVING SAID IN ROME – AT THE RELICS OF ST CYRIL, EQUAL-TO-THE-APOSTLES ON THE NAME DAY OF THE PRIMATE OF RUSSIAN CHURCH

On 24 May 2015, Name Day of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a thanksgiving was said at the holy relics of St Cyril, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Teacher of the Slavs, in the Basilica of St Clement in Rome. To continue the established tradition, the flock of the Patriarchal parishes in Rome, numerous pilgrims, and ...