Pătrăuţi Monastery Reopens After 200 Years

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 8/4/21 Pătrăuţi Monastery was reopened after being abolished by the Habsburg Monarchy more than two centuries ago. On the Sunday of the Holy Cross, His Grace Assistant Bishop Damaschin of Dorna installed Mother Alexandra (Bădragan) as the new abbess of Pătrăuti-Elevation of the Cross Monastery. His Grace also celebrated the ...

Patriarch Daniel urges more communication and communion among Orthodox Students Association branches

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 8/4/21 After praying together at the Patriarchal Cathedral on Sunday, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel welcomed the representatives of the branches of the Romanian Orthodox Christian Students Association (ASCOR) at the Patriarchal Residence. Being informed about the agenda set by ASCOR members at their national meeting on Saturday, the Patriarch of Romania ...

Patriarch Porfirije: Our life is a cross, and the cross itself is a gift of God

Church of Serbia - 8/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy iin the church of Holy Apostle Mark in Belgrade, on 4 April 2021, on the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross. The Patriarch was celebrated by the abbot of the Monastery of New Grachanica near Chicago Archimandrite Serafim (Baltic), archpriest Sreten ...

IOCC – Orthodox Service Leadership for Youth

IOCC - 8/4/21 IOCC’s Serv-X-Treme conferences this July are a chance for rising high-school seniors to learn and grow, alongside other service-minded Orthodox young adults from across the US. Participants explore Orthodox ideas of service, learn and worship together, and do hands-on service projects. “This was truly one of the most valuable things I have done in ...

St Vladimir’s Seminary Launches New Website

SVOTS - 8/4/21 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] The new website of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) has gone live with a fresh new look and loads of new, helpful features. Visit the New SVOTS.edu “The fresh and simplified design of the website will provide a welcoming and smooth experience for visitors hoping to learn about ...