Man sanctifies the place: How Romanians transformed a warehouse into a church in Italy

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 20/2/21 An Orthodox service was served for the first time in the Romanian Church in Montichiari, Italy, on Tuesday evening, February 9. Dean Rev. Gelu Porumb, the parish priest Gabriel Pandrea and several other clerics officiated the Lesser Sanctification of Waters and the Mystery of Unction, the Romanian Diocese of ...

Father Dumitru Stăniloae commemorated in Bucharest: 23 years since his passing away to the Lord

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - October 2016 The greatest Romanian Orthodox theologian, Father Dumitru Stăniloae, passed away to the Lord on 5 October 1933. Twenty-three years after the death of Fr Stăniloae, the dean of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest, Rev. Fr.  Ștefan Buchiu, officiated a memorial service at St Catherine University Chapel. ...

Ordination of Deacons in Antelias

June 2015 21 June 2015. On Sunday during liturgy, with the blessing of His Holiness Aram I five proto deacons were ordained to become deacons. During the Holy Liturgy celebrated by Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian, Rev. Shenorhk Ashekian led the candidates to the Alter. The ordination began with presentation of the candidates and their oath to renounce ...