Three Hierarchs

Feast of the Three Holy Fathers, Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom

February 12, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 12/2/18 During the reign of the Emperor Alexius Comnenus (1081-1118), a controversy arose in Constantinople among men learned in Faith and zealous for virtue about the three holy Hierarchs and Fathers of the Church, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom. Some argued for Saint Basil above the other […]

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

February 2, 2017 Featured News

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 […]

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November 17, 2015 News
Victims of Paris terrorist attacks are commemorated in Orthodox churches in France

17/11/15 Memorial services for the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris were conducted in Orthodox churches in France the next morning after the perpetration. Orthodox Christians throughout the country share the grief of the French people. We conducted a memorial service for the victims in the morning; another service will be conducted tomorrow. We prayed […]

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Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid officiates feast day’s Liturgy at Novodevichy Monastery in St. Petersburg

February 14, 2015 Featured News

14/2/15 His Beatitude Jovan, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy on the feast day of Holy Three Hierarchs at the Novodevichy Monastery in St. Petersburg. The same day in the evening at the Novodevichy monastery, Archbishop Jovan was visited by Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, who had […]

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The Three Hierarchs: Saint Basil the Great, Saint Gregory the Theologian and Saint John Chrysostom

February 12, 2015 Featured News

February 2015 Each of these saints have their own feast day. St. Basil the Great, January 1; St. Gregory the Theologian, January 25; and St. John Chrysostom, January 27. This combined feast day, January 30, was instituted in the eleventh century during the reign of Emperor Alexius Comnenus. At one time a debate arose among […]

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Fellowship of Orthodox Intellectuals in Albania

February 6, 2015 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – January-February 2015 Three Hierarchs – the Great Ecumenical Teachers of our Church On Thursday afternoon, January 29th, the Cultural Center in the Complex of the “Resurrection of Christ” Cathedral in Tirana exhibited a special liveliness. Hundreds of the capital’s Orthodox intellectuals gathered in an activity of Fellowship, that aims at […]

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The Feast of the Three Hierarchs

February 2, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 During the eleventh century, disputes raged in Constantinople about which of the three hierarchs was the greatest. Some preferred Saint Basil the Great (January 1).  Others honored Saint Gregory the Theologian (January 25).  A third group exalted Saint John Chrysostom (November 13). Dissension among Christians increased.  Some called themselves Basilians, others referred to […]

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Greek Orthodox leaders seek resolution from legislators on Turkey

January 29, 2013 News

29/1/13 – Patrick Wade CHAMPAIGN — Greek Orthodox church leaders are hoping state legislators will pass a resolution calling on Turkish officials to “loosen up on their secular stronghold” and allow for more religious freedom abroad. State Sen. Mike Frerichs, D-Champaign, and Mayor Don Gerard on Sunday joined Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, chancellor of the […]

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Consecration of the church of Saints Three Hierarchs – Fundeni

June 4, 2012 News

1/6/2012 The children of Fundeni district of Bucharest will have a new kindergarten. This one is named “Child’s Soul” and belongs to the parish of “Saints Three Hierarchs – Fundeni”. The kindergarten was consecrated today, 1 June 2012, by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church […]

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Dr. Guroian to Present Lenten Retreat, Saturday March 31st at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

March 14, 2012 Featured News
Dr. Vigen Guroian,

14/3/2012 SVOTS Communications, Yonkers, NY] Dr. Vigen Guroian, professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, will lead the annual public lenten retreat this year at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY, on Saturday, March 31, 2012. The retreat will begin with Divine Liturgy in Three Hierarchs Chapel at 9 a.m., followed by […]

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Celebrates The Greek Letters and Three Hierarchs

January 21, 2012 News

19/1/2012 Stella Tsolakidou The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has organized several events to celebrate the Greek Letters and the Feast Day of the Three Hierarchs, St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom. On Saturday, January 28, at 5:00 p.m. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will present the Three […]

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