A Christmas Joy for the children of the St. Macrina Social Center in Bucharest

His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, visited on Tuesday, 22 December 2015, the children of the St Macrina Social Center in Bucharest. The children carolled and then offered His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel an icon representing Our Saviour Jesus Christ and a painting created by the little ones of the 1st grade. At the end ...

Carols Concert at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest

Tuesday night, 15 December 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church attended the traditional carols concert performed by the students of Patriarch Justinian Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest. His Grace Varlaam Ploieşteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, has also attended the concert together with the members of the teaching staff, distinguished guests and ...

Cultural Artistic Show of “Saint Nicholas in the Middle of the Children” – 2015

Saturday, 5 December 2015, at 17.00 hours, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, attended the 7th edition of the cultural artistic show entitled “Saint Nicholas in the Middle of Children”, held at Michael the Brave National College of Bucharest. The show was held in two sections including three mini-concerts and three mini-plays of ...

An urge to be faithful to Christ and His Church – Co-responsibility and co-operation

Church of Romania- December 2015 In the context of today’s society, marked by secularization, uncertainty and a lack of mobilizing ideals, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, underlines the importance of the mission of the Church, which has to harmonize the word of preaching and catechesis with charity work, by practical helping, active and consolatory presence ...

Gratitude for social–philanthropic activity unfolded at the Chapel of the National Cathedral

On 13 November 2015, feast of Saint John Chrysostom, the third dedication day of the Chapel of the National Cathedral, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, has been in the middle of the faithful present at the chapel and awarded church diplomas and distinctions to several benefactors and supporters of social–philanthropic activities ...

The Patriarch of Romania prayed for the victims of the fire in Bucharest

The Patriarch of Romania prayed on Friday, 13 November 2015, for those departed to the Lord due to the fire at Collective Club in Bucharest. The prayers have been offered within the Divine Liturgy officiated in the Parekklesion (Chapel) of the Romanian People's Salvation Cathedral. The remembrance of the victims of the fire which took place ...

A solemn event at Cotroceni Palace

His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, together with the members of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, met on Wednesday, 28 October 2015, His Excellency Mr. Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania. The meeting took place at Cotroceni Palace at the invitation of the President of Romania to commemorate 130 years since the ...

The Patriarch of Romania Re-Consecrated the Church of Delea Nouă – Calist Parish of Bucharest

On Sunday, 11 October 2015, the parish church of Delea Nouă – Calist, deanery of Bucharest district 2, was re-consecrated. The re-consecration service was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, together with His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, assisted by a group of priests. The re-consecration service ...

Consecration of the Church of the “Synaxis of the Mother of God” of Bucharest

Church of Romania Sunday, 4 October 2015, the church dedicated to the “Synaxis of the Mother of God” and to “Saint Nicodemus of Tismana” was consecrated. The Patriarch of Romania celebrated the consecration service His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, celebrated the consecration service together with His Grace Varlaam Ploieşteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, assisted ...

Patriarchal blessing at the closing of the European Orthodox Youth Meeting

September 2015 Also Read - European Youth Procession in Cluj-Napoca In the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, and of the other hierarchs from home and abroad, the closing festivity of the European Orthodox Youth Meeting took place on 07 September 2015. This event was held in the Sports Hall of Cluj-Napoca. Today’s manifestations began with ...

Anniversary of His Beatitude Daniel at “Saint Mary” – Techirghiol Monastery

On 22 July 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, celebrates the anniversary of 64 years of life. On this occasion, a Te Deum service was celebrated in the chapel at the semi-basement of the new church of “Saint Mary” – Techirghiol – patriarchal stavropighia – county of Constanta, as thanksgiving for the recent achievements in ...

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles at the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral

On 29 June, the Orthodox Church celebrates two of the best known saints, Peter and Paul the Apostles. The two Apostles died martyrs’ death in Rome, during the persecution instituted by Emperor Nero, in 67. On this great feast, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian ...

The Value of the Human Person is greater than any rank and state of life

June- July 2015 On 28 June 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the 4th Sunday after Pentecost (of the healing of the Centurion’s servant). The evangelical pericope of Saint Evangelist Matthew 8:5-15 was read at the Divine Liturgy in all Orthodox Churches. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a sermon in the historical ...

Secretary General of the World Council of Churches in Romania

June 2015 The Message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, addressed to the World Council of Churches Faith and Order plenary Commission meeting: On 17 June 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received His Excellency Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, secretary general of the World Council of Churches, (WCC) ...

Romanian Saints Sunday at the Patriarchal Cathedral

June 2015 The Romanian Orthodox Church established, by the Holy Synod decree of 1992, that the second Sunday after the Descent of the Holy Spirit should be the Romanian Saints’ Sunday. On  14 June 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral, together with Assistant Bishops Varlaam Ploiesteanul and Ieronim ...

French Pilgrims on a Visit to the Romanian Patriarchate

On 26 May 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received the visit of a group of pilgrims from the French region of Nantes. They are going on a pilgrimage to the monasteries and churches in the South of Romania. During the meeting, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel spoke about the importance of a ...

The Patriarch of Romania at Samurcasesti Monastery – County of Ilfov

On 17 May 2015, the 6th Sunday after Easter, also called of the Born blind man, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church visited the monastic community of Samurcasesti Monastery, in Ciorogarla locality, county of Ilfov, where he participated in the Divine Liturgy. To end with the celebration, the Patriarch of Romania delivered a ...

National Meeting of the “Parents for Religion Class” Association in Romania

March-April 2015 On Saturday, 28 March 2015, the national meeting of the “Parents for Religion Class” Association (A.P.O.R in Romanian) was held in Bucharest. The representatives of the 40 branches of the A.P.O.R. from all over the country present at the event were blessed by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, during the second part of ...

Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest

Today, 22 January 2015, the working session of the Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest was held at the Patriarchal Residence. The meeting was chaired by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. His Grace Varlaam Ploiesteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, His Grace Ieronim Sinaitul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, and ...

Traditional Carols Concert Entitled “Sunrise From High Above”

On 16 December 2014, 19.00 hours, the traditional carols concert entitled “Sunrise from high above” took place at the National Opera House of Bucharest, with the blessing of and in the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania. This year, the concert was performed by the “Symbol” chorus of children and young people of the ...

Blessing of Family Cultural-Missionary Centre at the Cultural-Missionary Centre in the County of Ilfov

On 28 October 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania blessed “Family” cultural-missionary centre within “Saint Pantelimon” House, county of Ilfov. Hierarchs, members of the Holy Synod, many priests, donors and benefactors attended the event. To end with, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church spoke about the utility of the new cultural – missionary settlement. “This missionary ...