Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, Armenian Archbishop Armash Nalbandian Discuss ‘Corona Pandemic’

OCP News Service - 18/10/2020 Damascus-Syria: On 13th October 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Armash Nalbandian, Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma - Damascus. They spoke on the problems of the on-going COVID-19 and its impact on Churches and on the lives of the Orthodox ...

Three Decades of Archpastoral Ministry of Bishop Dositej

Church of Serbia - 18/10/2020 Bishop Dositej (Despo Motika) was born on the feast of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, on October 14, 1949, in the village of Zagoni, Olovo Municipality near Sarajevo. His pious parents, father Nedjo and mother Rosa had a number of children. Grateful to God for this priceless ...

St Paisios of Neamt has founded a school of spirituality for whole Orthodoxy, Patriarch Daniel says during reliquary blessing service

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu -18/10/2020 Patriarch Daniel on Thursday blessed a processional reliquary containing a fragment of the relics of St Paisios of Neamț, saying that the Saint founded a school of spirituality useful for the whole Orthodoxy. St. Paisios of Neamț (Velichkovsky) organized and guided monastic communities at Dragomirna, Secu and Neamț monasteries in Romania. ...

Armenian Orthodox Liturgical Service Held at the Church of Holy Sepulchre

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 18/10/2020 The Liturgical service of the Armenian Orthodox Apostolic Patriarchate was held at the Church of Holy Sepulchre (on 11/10/2020), located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Source:

THE FEAST OF SAINT ISAAC THE SYRIAC IN DOHA

Jerusalem Patriarachate - 18/10/2020 The Feast of Saint Isaac the Syriac, to whom the Cathedral in Doha is dedicated, was celebrated according to the ordained measures and instructions of the Ministry of Health of Qatar. For pastoral reasons, the Feast was moved to Friday. On Thursday, September 25/ October 8, 2020, Great Vespers and the Blessing of ...

“God, Please Accept Me” – Interview with SVOTS Coptic Seminarian Deacon Andrew Eskandar

SVOTS - 18/10/2020 Saint Vladimir’s Seminarian Deacon Andrew Eskandar was born and raised in Egypt until the age of thirteen when his parents decided to move with Dn. Andrew and his two sisters to America to offer their children a more stable future. Since then, Dn. Andrew has lived in Staten Island, NY, where he is ...