THE SERVICE OF THE AKATHIST HYMN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 18/4/21 On Friday afternoon, 3/16 April 2021 the Service of the Akathist with the four parts of the Salutations to our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary was held at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The Hymn was recited during the Service of the Small Compline with the Canon of the Akathist. The ...

Patriarch Daniel bestows awards to Voroneţ Monastery’s nuns for missionary activities

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 18/4/21 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel welcomed the abbess of Voroneţ Monastery at his patriarchal residence on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Abbess Gabriela Platon came to Bucharest, accompanied by other sisters, to visit the exhibition dedicated to Voroneţ Monastery at the Romanian Academy’s Library. On this occasion, the Patriarch of Romania bestowed ...

The pandemic is a significant examination for us all, Transylvania Metropolitan says

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 18/4/21 “This pandemic is a significant examination for all of us, in which the fear of death and the legal rigours of isolation must be overcome by trusting in God’s help,” His Eminence Metropolitan Laurenţiu of Transylvania said in an interview for a local publication. “Through this examination,” the Metropolitan explained, ...

The Renovation of the Cathedral Church in Zagreb Has Begun

Church of Serbia - 18/4/21 Preparations are underway for the beginning of works on the building of the Church Community On April 14, 2021, the first phase of works of the renovation of the Church of the Transfiguration in Zagreb began, which was severely damaged in last year's earthquake (March 22). Emergency rehabilitation is performed according to the ...

Bishop Joanikije: We cannot progress spiritually if we do not repent

Church of Serbia - 18/4/21 In Montenegro, we have a good clergy that the Church can be proud of, said Bishop Joanikije His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budva-Niksic and administrator of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the served with the clergy the Holy Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts in the Cathedral church of Christ's Resurrection in Podgorica, ...

Register for the SVOTS 2021 Summer Music Institute (Online)

SVOTS - 18/4/21 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] Whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, enhance your craft and immerse yourself in hymns from the Slavic, Byzantine, Coptic, and Georgian chant traditions this June, at the 2021 St. Vladimir’s Seminary Summer Music Institute. The online event, themed “Unity in the Church through Song,” will take ...

IOCC Offers New Lenten Reflection

IOCC - 18/4/21 Baltimore, Md. (March 14, 2021) – Reflections for Great Lent, the latest publication from International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), is now available. In preparation for Pascha, the booklet offers encouragement along the journey to the Church’s greatest feast. The small booklet, now an annual tradition for IOCC, is designed to encourage Christians during the ...