Consecration of the Romanian Orthodox Church in Tokyo

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea - 7/11/2020 The Romanian Orthodox Church in Tokyo was consecrated on Tuesday, on the feast of the transfer of St George’s relics to his church in Lydda. The service was officiated by Romanian Metropolitan Iosif of Western Europe and Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and Japan. The consecration concluded the restoration works which ...

First American Orthodox chaplain attends World Scout Jamboree

Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea serving the Liturgy at the Jamboree with Fr. Eric G. Tosi.

Orthodox Church in America - August 2015 Chaplains representing many different faith traditions—including Orthodox Christianity—ministered to an estimated 40,000 scouts from 160 countries at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Yamaguchi, Japan in mid-August 2015. For the first time, the American contingent of over 1,900 scouts included an Orthodox Christian chaplain—Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary of ...

An Orthodox Monk from a Samurai family

Hierodeacon Nikolai (Ono). Photo: mospat.ru

19/3/14 A monk from a samurai family - A Conversation with Hierodeacon Nikolai (Ono) Hierodeacon Nikolai (Ono) comes from an old family of priests of the Japanese Orthodox Church. His great-great grandfather’s name—Priest John Ono—is often mentioned in the diaries of St1. Nicholas of Japan. We talk with Fr. Nikolai about his family and Orthodox churches of ...

Patriarch Kirill visits tsunami affected Japanese areas

  Moscow Time 16/9/2012 Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill hopes that the relations between Russians and Japanese will grow stronger. He addressed the clergy and parishioners at the Nikolai-do Cathedral in Tokyo after a 3-hour liturgy. Patriarch Kirill is on his first visit to Japan, which is timed to the centennial of Saint Archbishop Nikolai, the founder of ...