Patriarch Daniel: Repentance is a change, not a simple regret

Romanian Orthodox Basilica News Agency - 15/1/19 ‘Repentance is an effort for inner change, not a simple regret,’ His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said in his Sunday homily at St Gregory the Enlightener Chapel of his Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude noted that repentance does not simply imply saying ‘I’m sorry’ and moving on, ‘it is an effort to ...

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Church of Serbia - 8/2/18 The fabric of Christendom was woven into its strength and beauty of character by the threads of men such as St. Gregory the Theologian, who became one of the four great doctors of the Church during the 4th century AD, along with Saints Basil the Great, John Chrysostom and Athanasios the ...

Metropolitan Mar Seraphim launches Meltho calendar 2018 which profiles Prophet Moses and Holy Fathers

Cherian Mathikere (Chief Editor & Correspondent) - OCP News Service - 9/12/17 BENGALURU: Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim of Indian Orthodox Church, has launched the Meltho calendar for 2018 on December 2, 2017 during ‘Zamar 2017,’ the annual Christmas carol competition, at St Mary’s Orthodox Valiyapally, Jalahalli, Bengaluru. The Metropolitan also released a book ...

115th Memorial Feast of St Gregorious of Parumala – 2017 (the first canonized Indian Saint)

Dr. Ajesh T Phllip (OCP Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service - 2/11/17 Official Website: Read the life history of St Gregorious of Parumala here: India/Kerala/Parumala: The Annual Feast of St Gregorious of Parumala the first canonized Indian saint will be held in the month of November at St. Peters and St Paul’s Church. The feast days ...

“The Catholicosate of Cilicia accompanies the movement in Artzakh demanding its right to the land, which is inspired by the spirit of the battle of Sardarabad,” stated His Holiness Aram I

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - June 2017 28 May 2017. Sunday, on the eve of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the independence of the Republic of Armenia, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy at the St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral. During the Liturgy, prayers of ‘thanksgiving’ were offered for the Republic of Armenia and a Memorial ...

‘Only humbleness opens the portals of divine compassion’, – Patriarch Daniel

Patriarch Daniel - Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 8/2/17 In his Sunday homily, the Patriarch of Romania focused on the role humbleness and humble prayer have in acquiring salvation. He said that humbleness makes man sincere and grateful since in a humble state man observes God, the One Who helps him perform good. A humble man, the Patriarch said, is ...

Patriarch Daniel: The Three Holy Hierarchs are models of spiritual pastors

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 2/2/17 The Three Holy Hierarchs are models of spiritual pastors who combine faith with culture, piety with the missionary work of the Church, the Patriarch of Romania said Sunday. Patriarch Daniel delivered a homily focusing on the main virtues of the Three Holy Hierarchs celebrated Jan. 30 by the Church: Basil ...

Patriarch Daniel: We are called to rise prayers of thanksgiving for the gift of life

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 19/1/17 Our Saviour Jesus Christ does not call blessed those who are unthankful, but those who are grateful and thank God for the bounties they receive from Him, the Patriarch of Romania said Sunday. The Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a homily after the Divine Liturgy, celebrated January 15 ...

St Gregory of Nyssa celebrated in Bucharest – Believers venerated the relics of the Saint

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 14/1/17 Many faithful from Bucharest participated Tuesday, 10 January 2016, in the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Lady Bălașa Church. The Very Reverend Archimandrite Ciprian Grădinaru presided over the Divine Liturgy in the concelebration of an assembly of priests. The Church celebrated one of its protector saints: St Gregory of Nyssa. Rev. ...

GERMAN EDITION OF PATRIARCH KIRILL’S BOOK ‘FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY’ PRESENTED IN BERLIN

DECR - November 2016 On 24 November 2016, the German edition of a book by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, entitled ‘Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony – Human Rights and Personal Dignity,’ was presented at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Berlin, marking the 70th birthday of the ...

His Holiness Aram I Visits the Newly Elected President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 10/11/16 On Friday morning, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by the Primate of Lebanon, Bishop Shahé Panossian and the Dean of St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, Bishop Norayr Ashekian, met with the President-elect. Catholicos Aram I extended the good wishes of the elected bodies of the Catholicosate of Cilicia and the people to ...

The Feast of St Gregorious of Parumala –2016 (the first canonized Indian Saint)

Dr. Ajesh T Phllip (OCP Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service – 1/11/16 Live Broadcast: India/Kerala/Parumala: The Annual Feast of St Gregorious of Parumala the first canonized Indian saint will be held in the month of November at the St. Peters and St Paul’s Church. The feast days are from October 26th to 3rd of ...

Towards a stronger Armenia

Armenian Orthodox Church of Lebanon - September - October 2016 The current press release is a summary of the message His Holiness Aram I delivered at the St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral during the Special Prayer Service celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia, on 20 September 2016. 22 September 2016. After greeting with brotherly ...

Celebration of the 21st Anniversary of the Election and Consecration of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - June-July 2016 22 June 2016. On Sunday, the 21st anniversary of the election (21 June 1995) and consecration (1 July 1995) was celebrated at St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. Rev Bessag Tepirdjian, on behalf of the recently ordained young priests, celebrated the Holy Liturgy and prayed for the Catholicos to continue his mission ...

Kings Levon and Oshin of the Kingdom of Cilicia are remembered in the Spiritual See of Cilicia

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - June 2016 4 June 2016. On Saturday after the evening service at St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, a first act of ordination to the priesthood was held. Two deacons, accompanied by the Vice-Dean of the Seminary, moved to the Holy Altar on their knees to confess their faith. Archbishop Papken Tcharian, Primate of Canada led ...

The Youth Movements of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation meet with His Holiness Aram I

17 April 2016. On Sunday morning 190 members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) youth section attended the Holy Liturgy at St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. They took part in the Holy Eucharist and then met with His Holiness Aram I. After Karin Minassian, from the ARF “Navasartian” Chapter, and Natalie Markarian, from the ...

Armenians Renew Their Attachment To St Gregory The Illuminator, His Faith And His Mission

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - 21/3/16 13 March 2016. On Sunday, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy at the Cathedral in Antelias, concluding the one-week long pilgrimage with prayers to the right-hand relic of St Gregory the Illuminator, Patron Saint of the Armenian Church. 2016 is the 85th anniversary of the edict by Catholicos Sahak II Khabayan ...

Russkaya zhizn’ Interviews Vladimir Krassovsky – Director of the Cathedral Choir in San Francisco

Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - March 2016 Russkaya zhizn’: We heard that the Cathedral Choir will sing the Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts for the first time ever. Tell us how this idea came to be? Vladimir Krassovsky: Yes, that’s true. Such Great-Lenten Liturgies are always ...

Synaxis of the Ecumenical Teachers and Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom

February 2016 Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom: During the eleventh century, disputes raged in Constantinople about which of the three hierarchs was the greatest. Some preferred St Basil (January 1), others honored St Gregory the Theologian (January 25), while a third group exalted St John Chrysostom (November ...

The ROCOR German Diocese celebrates the 35th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany

ROCOR- December 2015 The commemoration of two great saints always falls on November 30. One of them is St Gregory the Neo-Caesarian, the other, a great hesychast (ascetic devoted to the Jesus Prayer), St Paisios Velichkovsky. It is no accident that on the feast day of these two holy men is also the 35th anniversary of the ...

Ceremony of awarding degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia takes place at Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Post-Graduate Studies

On 13 December 2014, a ceremony of awarding the Doctor Honoris Causa diploma to Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia was held at the Main Hall of Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute for Post-Graduate Studies. The decision to confer the degree on Metropolitan Kallistos was made by the Academic Council of the Theological Institute and was ...