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The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord Celebrated in the Serbian Capital

Church of Serbia – 17/2/19 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Ascension of the Lord in Belgrade on 15 February 2019.  His Holiness was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Nenad Popovic from Birmingham’s Lazarica; presbyters Arsenije Arsenijevic, dean of the church, Novo Gojic and Dusan Mihajlovic from the […]

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Meeting of the Lord

Church of Serbia – 17/2/18 Forty days after Christ was born He was presented to God in the Jerusalem Temple according to the Mosaic Law. At this time as well His mother Mary underwent the ritual purification and offered the sacrifices as prescribed in the Law. Thus, forty days after Christmas, on the second of […]

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THE BRITISH PATRIARCHATE RESTORED AFTER 24 YEARS IN COMMISSION

His Beatitude Abba Seraphim – the VIIth British Patriarch The British Orthodox Church (Patriarchate) – 15/2/19 Origins of the British Patriarchate The British Orthodox Church is in direct historical continuity with the mission of Julius (Ferrette), Bishop of Iona (1825-1904), who came to the British Isles “as a bishop consecrated for a Western Mission by […]

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Why did Elders Choose the Desert?

OODGER – 14/2/19 From the book :  “In the Heart of the Desert: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers” by  Protodeacon John Chryssavgis Chapter 4 Why did these elders choose the desert in the first place? What was the significance of the desert? What is the power of its suggestion? “Desert” (eremos, έρημος) literally means “abandonment”; […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM MEETS WITH THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY AND THE ANGLICAN BISHOP IN JERUSALEM

The Jerusalem Patriarchate– 14/2/19 On Tuesday afternoon, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos held a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury Most Reverend Justin Welby and his associates, and with the Most Reverend Archbishop and Head of the Anglican Church in Jerusalem Mr. Suheil Dawani, at the seat of the Anglican Church in […]

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Sermon by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Upon Entrusting the Episcopal Staff to Newly-Consecrated Bishop Luke of Syracuse

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 14/2/19 Your Grace Bishop Luke, Beloved in the Lord Brother of Mine,  Both of This Monastery and Now In Archpastoral Service: I extend my heartfelt congratulations on your receiving the great grace of episcopacy. Grand and joyous is […]

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Prince Konstantin Ostrogski Awards (2019) Announced

  Committee of Prince Konstantin Ostrogski Awards – 13/2/19 The announcement made by the Committee of the 30th Prince Konstantin Ostrogski Awards on the 26th of January 2019. The winners of the 30th Prince Konstanty Ostrogski Prizes are : Archbishop of Tirana, Duress and All Albania, Anastasios Yannoulatos; Archpriest Michel Quenot of Switzerland, an expert […]

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