Build a Dormitory for 180 Orphans

Orthodox Africa - 20/3/19 The St. Barnabas Orthodox Orphanage and the school has 180 children that it cares for. This care includes almost everything for every child: feeding them two good meals a day (the ones who would go hungry on the weekend are also fed on the weekends also), taking care of their medical needs, ...

Translation of the relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra to Bari

Church of Serbia - 21/5/18 The Transfer of the Relics of Saint Nicholas to Bari in Italy. His Life is found under December 6. In the eleventh century the Byzantine Empire was going through some terrible times. The Turks put an end to its influence in Asia Minor, they destroyed cities and villages, they murdered the inhabitants, ...

France: Romanian Orthodox Metropolis buys St Nicholas Roman Catholic Church in Auvers-sur-Oise

France: Romanian Orthodox Metropolis buys St Nicholas Church in Auvers-sur-Oise

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 2/2/17 The Romanian Orthodox Metropolis of Westernhttp://basilica.ro/en/france-romanian-orthodox-metropolis-buys-st-nicholas-church-in-auvers-sur-oise/ and Southern Europe bought Wednesday, 25 January 2017, St Nicholas Church in Auvers-sur-Oise, located in the north-west of Paris. The former roman-catholic church building dates back to 1910 and has not been used for 40 years, according to Fr. Răzvan Ionescu, rector of Sts. ...

Biography of Archimandrite Siluan (Mrakic) – Bishop Elect of Metropolitanate of Australia & New Zealand

Church of Serbia- July 2016 Archimandrite Siluan (Mrakić), MTh, born Alexander, comes from a devout and pious family from the Herzegovina hamlet of Budim Do, in the Trebinje district. He was born on the Feast Day of Holy Prophet Moses, 17 September 1979, in Sydney Australia, the son of Veljko and Janja (nee Vukanovic) Mrakic, and baptized ...

2016 ONE Pan-Orthodox Conference will be held in September

The One Pan-Orthodox Christian Conference - Eastern & Oriental Orthodox Churches- June 2016 Visit for Registration & More Details: http://www.oneorthodox.org/events/2016-one-conference/ We are pleased to announce the 5th Annual 2016 One Conference is back Saturday, September 10 and registration is now open, sign up today! This year promises to be our most exciting and diverse conference yet. We are soo ...

“ISIS IS COMING” GRAFFITI ON SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH WALL IN PRISTINA

In Serbia - Pristina - 18/3/16 A graffiti with the message “ISIS is coming” has been daubed on the wall around the Serbian Orthodox church of St Nicholas in Pristina. It was first spotted last weekend by Italian KFOR soldiers who patrol around the church twice a week, the RTK2 has reported. Parish priest Darko Marinkovic noted that he had ...

THE ORDINATION OF BISHOP OF KISUMU AND WEST KENYA ATHANASIOS

Church of Alexandria - December 2015- January 2016 On Sunday 6th December 2015 His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the ordination of His Grace Athanasios Bishop of Kisumu and West Kenya, at the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in Cairo. On the evening before, he officiated at Great Vespers ...

Translation of the relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra to Bari

May 2015 St Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia. The Transfer of the Relics from Myra of Lycia to Bari in Italy His Life is found under December 6. In the eleventh century the Byzantine Empire was going through some terrible times. The Turks put an end to its influence in Asia Minor, they destroyed ...

ORDINATION OF HIS GRACE CHRYSOSTOMOS BISHOP OF VERENIKI (BERENICE)

On Saturday 6 December 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, conducted in the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in Cairo, the ordination of His Grace Chrysostoomos Bishop of Berenice. Participating in the Eucharistic Gathering and the ordination of His Grace were Their Eminences Theophylaktos of Tripoli, Nicholas ...

SUNDAY OF THE VENERATION OF THE CROSS IN CAIRO

March-April 2014 On 23rd March 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, conducted the festive Divine Liturgy and the ceremony of the Veneration of the Cross, in the beautiful Cathedral of St Nicholas in Hamzawi, Cairo, together with  His Eminence Nikodimos Metropolitan of Memphis, Patriarchal Vicar of Cairo, His Grace ...

Patriarch Irinej: Serbs’ suffering in Kosovo still ongoing

TANUJ- 18/3/14 BELGRADE – Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej said on Monday, commenting on the 10th anniversary of the pogrom against the Kosovo Serbs, that the suffering of the Kosovo Serbs was still ongoing. The suffering in Kosovo comes at a time when we pride on democracy and freedom, he said at a forum held at ...

Primates of the Church of Jerusalem and the Russian Orthodox Church consecrate the Naval Cathedral of St Nicholas in Kronstadt

On May 28, 2013, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem and All Palestine and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the Naval Cathedral of St Nicholas in Kronstadt after its extensive restoration and celebrated the Divine Liturgy in it. In Anchor Square at the Cathedral, the heads of the two Churches ...

Byzantine Orthodox Concert to be held at Abu Dhabi

OCP News Service 22/3/2013 St Nicholas Center, Abu Dhabi  School of Ecclesiastic Music Choir Location of St Andrews Church Complex  Pictures of St Nicholas Orthodox Church Abu Dhabi: The St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church will host a Byzantine Orthodox Concert during the holy and great Lenten period. The programme will be held at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. The Concert will be performed by ...

The Copts and Christmas

By Michael Adel -29/12/12 Amidst Egypt's political turmoil and the recent approval of the country's draft constitution, millions of Christians across Egypt are preparing to celebrate Christmas as usual this year under the shadow of Islamist rule. Egypt's churches have invited all the Copts to attend the celebrations as usual, and Pope Tawadros II, the head of ...

Bells can ring out at Russian church

By Oliver Evans 3/2/2012 BELLS will ring out over part of Marston after church leaders overcame “anti-religious” objections to win council permission. Oxford City Council members approved controversial plans on Wednesday for bells to be rung at the Russian Orthodox church of St Nicholas the Wonderworker. The Ferry Road church can ring its four bells for up to ...

St. Nshan was built on the basis of another Armenian Church, Samvel Karapetyan says

Alisa Gevorgyan “Radiolur” 30/1/2012 The Georgian Patriarchate issued a statement recently, questioning the Armenian origin of St. Nshan Church of Tbilisi, noting that the issue should be solved before the return of the church to the Armenian community can be discussed. The Georgian side says Armenian built their church on the basis of an older Georgian Orthodox Church. They ...

Church bids to let tower bells ring out once more

By Damian Fantato 12/12/2011 IT is the bell tower that has been silent for at least four decades. But now the tower at St Nicholas the Wonderworker, in Marston, Oxford, could ring out once more. Despite having a bell tower, the Russian Orthodox Church does not have permission to ring bells. Now the congregation at St Nicholas, in Ferry Road, ...

PRIEST MIROSLAV POPADIC’S TESTIMONY TO THE DEVASTATION OF THE CHURCH OF ST NIKOLA IN PRISTINA

17/3/2011 The Church of St Nicholas in Pristina was among the many sanctities of the Serbian Orthodox Church set on fire by Kosovo Albanians in March 2004. Priest Miroslav Popadić, who had his office in that very church at the time, remembers that well. On March 17, around midnight, I heard a noise, went out and saw ...

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the relics of St Nicholas in Bari

On December 18-19 His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine visited Italy. On December 19, commemoration of the Holy Hierarch Nicholas, the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the Primate of the UOC presided over the Divine Liturgy in the crypt of St Nicholas' Basilica in Bari. During the ...