Monastic tonsures at Russian Gethsemane

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 26/04/21 On the evening of Thursday, April 2/15, 2021, at the Convent of St Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles, in Gethsemane, Jerusalem, four sisters were tonsured. During the singing of “The Embrace of the Father,” which marks the return of the Prodigal ...

Palm Sunday Celebrated at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 2021

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 26/4/21 On Palm Sunday, 12/25 April 2021, the Patriarchate celebrated the triumphant entry of the Lord in Jerusalem after the Resurrection of Lazarus, when the children of the Jews were crying out loud, “Hosanna to the Son of David, blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord” and had ...

Patriarch Daniel points to St George as “icon of faith, courage and manhood”: He teaches us to love the Church not only in good times

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 26/4/21 April 23, 2021, marked the patronal feast of the historical chapel at the patriarchal residence in Bucharest. At the end of the Divine Liturgy celebrated by Archimandrite Paisie Teodorescu, patriarchal vicar, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel presented the life and sufferings of Saint George, whom he called “an icon of strong ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije celebrates the Holy Liturgy in Nis on Lazarus’ Saturday

Church of Serbia - 26/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Ilarion of Timok and Arsenije of Nis, in the Cathedral church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles in Nis, on April 24, 2021, on Lazarus' Saturday.  Among concelebrants also were: protopresbyter-staurophor ...

Return of the sculpture “Sima Igumanov with orphans”

Church of Serbia - 26/4/21 Patriarch Porfirije: Endowment is one of the greatest virtues of many sons of the Serbian Orthodox people. The Prizren Seminary is maintained with funds provided by the Sima Igumanov Endowment, and 300 pupils and students from Kosovo and Metohija have received scholarships. - After the erection of the monument to Stefan Nemanja ...

The Serbian Patriarch opens the Museum of the Church Antiquities of the Diocese of Nis

Church of Serbia - 26/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, ceremoniously opened a newly formed Museum of Church Antiquities of the Diocese of Nis in the presence of His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Nis, and distinguished guests, during his first official visit to the Diocese of Nis, on April 23, 2021. On behalf of the Ministry ...

Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac in the light of the Resurrection

Church of Serbia - 26/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch opened an exhibition of works by the nun Marija (Antic) from the monastery of St. John the Baptist in Jasenovac at the History Museum of Serbia, which was organized to mark the Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust, genocide and other victims of ...