New Olivier Clément book reflects on Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete

SVOTS - 27/3/21 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] The Song of Tears, a new book from St. Vladimir’s Seminary (SVS) Press, features Olivier Clément's essay on repentance based on the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. This book includes a translation of the Great Canon, making The Song of Tears a perfect companion during Great Lent or for ...

Priest, doctor join hands to provide free health care services to women

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 27/3/21 Father Florin Danu, a priest at Lada Parish, Teleorman County, announced on March 1 a new program of free ultrasounds for women. The health prevention project is possible through the parish’s partner, Dr Negoiță Clinic in Bucharest. “How much love and strength a woman’s heart can sustain; only a few ...

Bessarabia Diaconia Mission marks its 20th anniversary :Director Igor Belei says emotions prevail over numbers

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 27/3/21 Igor Belei, Executive Director of the Diaconia Social Mission of the Metropolis of Bessarabia, spoke in an interview about the institution’s evolution and future projects in terms of two decades of activity. “Emotions prevail over numbers Among other things, he presented the mechanism for analyzing the results of an implemented project. “If we ...

Metropolitan Ioan offers 8 tons of food to local hospitals

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea - 27/3/21 Metropolitan Ioan visited last Thursday the Psychiatry Hospitals of Jebel and Gătaia, in the Archdiocese of Timișoara, where he offered almost eight tons of food. Thus, in addition to comfort and prayer, staff and patients also received 7,720 kilograms of vegetables and fruit. “I don’t have enough words of thanks and appreciation ...

Four Deacons Consecrated for the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

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OCP News Service - 27/3/21 HolyLand-Jerusalem: Four deacons (Deacon Sergey Antinyan, Deacon Davit Minasyan, Deacon Sergey Kazandzhyan, and Deacon Mrktich Stepanyan) were newly consecrated for the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem During this liturgy held on the 22nd of March 2021. Father Baret Yeretzian was the chief celebrant of the Liturgy. Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand ...

THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHAL SCHOOL FEAST FOR THE NATIONAL ANNIVERSARY OF 25 MARCH 1821

Patriarcahate of Jerusalem - 27/03/21 On Thursday afternoon, 12/25 March 2021, the Patriarchal Schoon on the hill of Zion hosted a ceremony for the feast for the Anniversary of 25 March 1821. The feast was honoured by the presence of H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, His Excellency the Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem ...

The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” visits the Mid-American Diocese

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 27/3/21 On Monday, March 22, 2021, the feast day of the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste, the miracle-working В понедельник, 22 марта, в день памяти 40 мучеников Севастийских, чудотворный образ БогоматериKursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" ...

Serbian Orthodox Church Objects to the Draft Law on Same-sex Union

Church of Serbia - 27/3/21 The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church submitted objections and opinions on the draft law on same-sex unions to the Government of the Republic of Serbia in a timely manner and within the period prescribed by law. The mentioned bill for the Serbian Orthodox Church is unacceptable because the ...

Speech of His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Porfirije at the academy on the anniversary of the NATO bombing

Church of Serbia - 27/3/21 Before I went to this place tonight, I opened the New Testament and found myself at the beginning of the seventh chapter of the Gospel of Matthew where it says: Do not judge, or you too will be judged. I came here with the feeling that we had gathered not to ...