The Serbian Patriarch thanks for Christmas messages

Church of Serbia - 14/1/18 In expectation of the most joyous Christian feast day – the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ – His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, received a great  number of festal greeting cards from primates, hierarchs and clergymen and monastics of the Local Orthodox Churches, hierarchs and priests of the Serbian Orthodox ...

Avian Adoration- by Alexandra Chakos

The Mayan Orthodox Church - January- February- March  We were blessed to celebrate Epiphany in the village of Aguacate. The faithful congregation always arrives an hour before the Liturgy in eager anticipation. It is inspiring to witness the vibrancy of their faith. Men, women, and children of every age pack the church. It was a lengthy ...

14TH CENTURY FRESCO PIECED TOGETHER FROM DEBRIS TO BE RETURNED TO NOVGOROD’S ST. SOPHIA CATHEDRAL

Pravoslavie.ru - 17/1/17 The fourteenth century ”Mother of God Enthroned” fresco, restored from its various parts, is to be returned to St. Sophia’s Cathedral in the Novgorod Kremlin, reports TASS. The uniqueness of the fresco’s restoration, according to Novgorod museum-reserve director Natalia Grigorieva, consists in that experts gathered its pieces literally from debris, covered in seventeenth century ...

Christmas in Eastern Orthodox Church: Facts & Details

Sputniknews - 7/1/17 While most commonly Christmas is celebrated according to the Gregorian calendar, on December 25, the Eastern Orthodox Church observes the holiday using the old Julian calendar, on January 7. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The majority of those celebrating Eastern Orthodox Christmas on January 7 live in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, ...

ICONS MIRACULOUSLY APPEAR ON WALLS OF OMSK CHURCH

Pravoslavie.ru - 5/1//16 In the Omsk church of the Great Marty and Healer Panteleimon negative silhouettes of saints have appeared underneath their icons. Strange gray outlines on the wall behind the icons were first noticed a year ago. Specialists had just begun painting the walls. The priest and rector of the church decided not to speak about ...

Myrrh-streaming icon makes local visit

The Herald-Star 20/10/2012 The Hawaiian Myrrh-Streaming Iveron Icon of the Mother of God will visit Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church at 528 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, on Tuesday. The icon will be welcomed at the church, and an akathist or service of praise will be held there at 7 p.m. "This myrrh-streaming icon depicts the Mother of God ...