The Monastery of Frumoasa

Moldovan Orthodox Church - July 2014 The monastery takes it name after a valley in which it was built – the Beautiful Valley (Frumoasa means beautiful in Romanian). The settlement was founded in 1804 as a monastery of monks. Its founders, razesh (peasant who should be any time ready to join army in war) Efrem Iurcu of ...

Mongolia Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Its First Orthodox Service

April 2014 The first Liturgy was performed at the Holy Trinity Church in the Russian  consulate. April 4, 2014. PRAVMIR. At the central post office in Ulan Bator, a ceremony  introducing collectible envelopes marking the 150th anniversary of the first  Orthodox service in Mongolia was held. The first Divine Liturgy was served on  April 3, 1864, at the ...

All-American Council registration deadline is October 15; dinner arrangements announced

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 13/10/2012   With the October 15, 2012 deadline for registration for the 17th All-American Council rapidly approaching, delegates are being urged to make hotel reservations and travel arrangements soon. “The hotels are filling up, so making reservations now is highly recommended,” said Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary of the Orthodox Church in America.  [See related information ...

Archbishop Gizirian: 65 Years Of Service

20/7/2012 CHELTENHAM, Penn. — More than 200 people gathered at Holy Trinity Church here on Sunday, June 17, to mark Archbishop Yeghishe Gizirian’s 65th anniversary of ordination into the holy priesthood. Gizirian celebrated the Divine Liturgy. A luncheon and program followed the service in the church’s Santerian Hall. Messages were read from Karekin II, the supreme patriarch and ...

5th anniversary of the consecration of Trinity Church marked in Pyongyang

16.08.2011 With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a Russian Orthodox Church delegation led by Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s office for institutions abroad, visited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for celebrations marking the 5th anniversary of the consecration of the Trinity Church in ...