Ancient Serbian Monastery At Leštani Will Be Restored

Church of Serbia - 7/8/19 On the feast-day of Saint Stephen Despot of Serbian and Venerable Eugenia (Lazarevic), August 1, 2019, the Holy Liturgy was celebrated by Revd. Priest Rajko Rajić from Zaklopača with the concelebration of Archimandrite Joaniki (Đukić), Abbot, in the chapel of the old monastery of Saint George at Leštani, near Belgrade. After the ...

Remembrance Day of the Victims and Exiles of the Serbs in the Operation “Oluja” (Storm)

Church of Serbia - 7/8/19 The central state event to commemorate the Remembrance Day of All Victims and Exiles of the Serbs in the Croatian armed operation "Storm" was held on August 4, 2019 in the Krusedol Monastery in Fruska Gora, Syrmium. The parastasis rite for the repose of souls of the victims was served by His Holiness Serbian ...

How Prayer Can Promote Inner Healing When Dealing With Cancer

Cassie Steele - OCP News Service - 7/8/19 There were 18.1 million people diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and the number of new cases is expected to rise to 27.5 million by 2040. If you’ve recently become part of this statistic, you’re most likely exploring different options for dealing with cancer. Apart from pursuing medical interventions, one ...

The Synodal School of Liturgical Music Concludes Its Annual Summer Session

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 5/8//19 The Synodal Summer School of Liturgical Music held its annual session at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY from July 14-27, 2019. On Saturday, July 27, in honor of the completion of the summer session, a thanksgiving moleben ...

THE FEAST OF PROPHET ELIJAH AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – 2019

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 5/8/19 On Friday, July 20/ August 2, 2019, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of Prophet Elijah the Thesbite in his historic Holy Monastery, which is located between Jerusalem and Bethlehem, near the ancient Monastery of Theotokos’ Seat. On this feast the Church projects Prophet Elijah as a person full of strong and extreme zeal ...

Turkish President Erdogan Laid Cornerstone for the First Orthodox Church to be Built in Modern Turkey

OCP News Service 0 4/8/19 Istanbul-Turkey: On 3/8/2019 Tayyip Erdogan the President of Turkey laid the cornerstone for the first Orthodox Church (Mor Efrem Syriac Orthodox Church in Istanbul)  which will be built in modern Turkey. The new Church will be built in the Istanbul suburb of Yesilkoy. The President stated that the new Syriac Orthodox Church ...

Questions and Answers Session with His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II – SYGG 2019

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 8/4/19 On August 1st 2019, during SYGG 2019, a Questions and Answers session was organized with His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.   The aim of the session is to give the youth the opportunity to personally ask their spiritual father whatever question they have.   The Session was led by Mr. Yohannes Evis and ...

IMMERSIVE 360-DEGREE VIDEO OF THE UKRAINIAN CROSS PROCESSION PUBLISHED ONLINE (+ VIDEO)

Orthochristian.com - 1/8/9 A new immersive video of Saturday’s cross procession in honor of the St. Vladimir the Great and the 1,031st anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ has been published by the Ukrainian TV channel First Cossack. The VR enabled video, of the 300,000 strong cross procession, makes it feel like you’re right there, allowing you to turn ...

Romanian Patriarchate Expresses Compassion and Solidarity Over Rape and Killing of Teen Alexandra Măceșanu

Basilica Orthodox News Agency - 1/8/19 +Memory Eternal+ The Romanian Patriarchate expresses sincere compassion and solidarity over the sorrow of the family of teen Alexandra Măceșanu, the victim of a kidnapping that has strongly outraged Romanian society these days. Waiting for the exact outcome of the investigation of the authorities on this terrible case, the Romanian Patriarchate urges ...

Challenging Opinions: “Raymond Ibrahim on Islam and the West”

Raymond Ibrahim - 1/8/19 William Campbell of Challenging Opinions recently interviewed me on a number of topics revolving around Islam and the West. True to the show’s name, Campbell never seems to miss a chance to “challenge” my views. To listen to the interview/debate, click here and fast-forward to the 8:42 mark. Source:  

Reaching Those In Crisis: Improved Training For Ministry

SVOTS - 1/8/19 It takes more than intellectual ability and scholarship to make an effective priest or chaplain—especially because this broken world needs more servants equipped to minister to those who suffer those who find themselves in crisis, and all who desperately need the healing that only Christ can provide. Honing pastoral skills requires practice outside the ...