Syriac Orthodox Church to Consider Two Calendar Proposals For Easter Celebration

OCP News Service - 10/8/21 Damascus-Syria: The Holy Synod of the Syriac Orthodox Church will consider two calendar options to celebrate Easter due to repeated requests from the faithful. Accordingly the Synod will consider two proposals (1) adopting the rectified (Gregorian) calendar in all liturgical celebrations for the Syriac Church (2) the Syriac faithful in the ...

‘Diaconia Mission’ of the Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia Celebrates Two Decades of Social Service 

OCP News Service - 10/8/21 Chisinau-Moldova: Diaconia Social Mission of the autonomous Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia has completed two decades of service among the faithful. The Mission is headquartered in 'In the arms of the mother' Center in Chisinau, the capital city of Moldova. Over the past twenty years, Diaconia has become the Social Arm of ...

Patriarch Daniel on the Grateful blind people who could not refrain and announced the miracle: They are teachers for us

Sorin Ioniţe - Basilica News Agency - 10/8/21 Two blind men were miraculously healed by Christ, who forbade them to perform miracles, the Holy Apostle Matthew reports in the Gospel text of the 7th Sunday after Pentecost (Matt. 9: 27-35). However, the blind immediately announced the miracle throughout that land. "They couldn't help it," said Patriarch Daniel. "Why? ...

Patriarch Porfirije Lauds Serbian Olympians

OCP News Service - 10/8/21 Belgrade -Serbia: Patriarch Porfirije congratulates Serbian athletes on their participation and success in Tokyo Olympics -2020. The Primate of the Serbian Church delivered special appreciation for Jovana Preković, Milica Mandić for winning Gold medals as well as the Serbian water polo players for their victory. He stated, "Your success is an example ...