The Feast of St Stephan the Proto Deacon

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - December 2016- January 2017 25 December 2016. On Sunday morning, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy at the St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, celebrating the feast of St Stephen, the martyr proto deacon, which is also the observance of the vocation of deacon. Rev Torkom Donoyan, former Dean of the Seminary, ...

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 ...

To Serve Is the Quintessential Vocation of the Catholicsate of Cilicia – Stated His Holiness Aram I

January 2016 27 December 2015. On Sunday morning, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy at the St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, celebrating the feast of St Stephen, the martyr proto deacon, which is also the celebration of the vocation of deacon. Before the sermon, Bishop Norayr Ashekian invited the deacons to the front ...

THE ICON OF THEOTOKOS CARRIED TO GETHSEMANE

Patriarchate of Jerusalem Before dawn on the morning of Tuesday the 12th/25th of August 2015, a procession began of the icon of the Dormition of Theotokos, from the Dependency of Gethsemane opposite the Church of the Resurrection, to the Tomb of the Mother of God in Gethseman. The procession was preceded by a Divine Liturgy at the ...

REPRESENTATIVES OF AL-QUDS UNIVERSITY IN ABU DIS – JERUSALEM VISIT THE PATRIARCHATE

On Monday, the 11th/24th of August 2015, representatives of the Al-Quds University in the Jerusalem suburb of Abu Dis, namely its President, Imad Abu Kishek, and Archaeology professor, Salah Al-Houdalieh, visited the Patriarchate. They were welcomed by H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers. The aim of the visit was to personally inform ...

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 ...

THE ICON OF THEOTOKOS CARRIED TO GETHSEMANE

August 2014 In the early hours of Monday, the 12th/25th of August 2014, the icon of Theotokos was carried in a procession from the chapel of Gethsemane opposite the Church of the Resurrection to the Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane. Archimandrite Nektarios, the Abbot at the Holy Shrine of Gethsemane, led the procession, carrying the ...

DECORATION OF HUNGARIAN REPRESENTATIVE TO RAMALLAH

June 2014 On Friday the 24th of May/6th of June 2014, the Representative of Hungary to the Palestinian Autonomy in Ramallah, Mr Csaba Czibere was received by His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, on the occasion of the conclusion of his diplomatic mission. Mr Czibere thanked His Beatitude for the collaboration between the Patriarchate and his ...