MONKS OF KARAKALLOU WRITE CONCERNING JULY COUNCIL DOCUMENTS

www.pravoslavie.ru- 27/2/16 Below is the first of six letters from Athonite monasteries regarding the Pan-Orthodox Synod to be translated into English: Letter from the Holy Monastery of Karakallos, Mt. Athos, regarding the Pan-Orthodox Council March 6, 2016 To the Venerable Sacred Community of the Holy Mountain In Karyes We embrace Your Reverend and All-Venerable in Christ with brotherly love. Through this ...

THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THEOTOKOS IN NAZARETH

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - April 2016 On Thursday, the 25th of March/7th of April 2016, the feast of the Annunciation of Theotokos was observed by the Patriarchate in panegyric memory of the fact that the Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to Mariam, the pure daughter of Nazareth, and addressing her “Rejoice, O Full of Grace”, ...

THE FEAST OF THE TRANSLATION OF THE RELICS OF ST SAVVAS THE SANCTIFIED

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - October -November 2015 On Monday, the 13th/26th of October 2015, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the translation of the relics of St Savvas the Sanctified to the Monastery that was founded by him in the desert of Judea, on the west bank of Cedars stream. The feast, set by the Patriarchate of ...

THE FEAST OF ST GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR IN ACCRA – PTOLEMAIS

On Saturday, the 25th of April/8th of May 2015, the Patriarchate observed the feast of St George the Trophy-Bearer at the Monastery dedicated to his name in the city of Accra- Ancient Ptolemais of Northern Israel. The Accra-Ptolemais Bishopric includes twelve Greek Orthodox Arab-speaking Communities. Patriarch Theophilos was welcomed to the city by the Hegoumen, Archimandrite Philotheos, ...