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METROPOLITAN NATHANAEL INSTALLED AS GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLITAN OF CHICAGO

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – 27/3/18 +Axios Axios Axios+ CHICAGO – The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago is honored today to hold an Enthronement Ceremony to install the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Chicago Nathanael Symeonides. This historic ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 1017 North LaSalle Drive in […]

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Palm Sunday celebrations mark revival of life in Qaraqosh

Wordlwatchmonitor  – 27/3/18 For many Christian families in Qaraqosh, this Easter is particularly special, as they will be celebrating it at home for the first time since fleeing the city in 2014. The city, located in northern Iraq’s Nineveh Plains, was occupied by the Islamic State group for over three years before its liberation in […]

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Delegation of the European St. James Way visits St. James Cathedral in Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 26/3/18 Saturday morning March 10, a delegation of the Fédération Européenne du Saint-Jacques de Compostelle visited the Armenian Convent of St. James. Their visit was well prepared by correspondence as well as a previous visit of M. Gérard Beaume, the general coordinator of the Fédération. The delegation consisted […]

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Venerable Mary of Egypt

Church of Serbia – 26/3/18 This Life of Our Venerable Mother Mary of Egypt was written down in the seventh century by Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, some hundred years after the repose of the holy Mary, who fell asleep in the Lord April 1, 522. It is one of the most beautiful and edifying […]

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St. Gregory Dialogus – the Pope of Rome

Church of Serbia – 26/3/18 Saint Gregory Dialogus, Pope of Rome, was born in Rome around the year 540. His grandfather was Pope Felix, and his mother Sylvia (November 4) and aunts Tarsilla and Emiliana were also numbered among the saints by the Roman Church. Having received a most excellent secular education, he attained high […]

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Venerable Simeon the New Theologian

Church of Serbia – 26/3/18 Saint Simeon the New Theologian was born in the year 949 in the city of Galatea (Paphlagonia), and he was educated at Constantinople. His father prepared him for a career at court, and for a certain while the youth occupied a high position at the imperial court. When he was […]

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Focus Ecumenical Journal Features ‘Importance of Prayer’ & ‘St Gregorious of Parumala’

OCP News Service – 26/3/18 ISSUU https://issuu.com/diasporafocus/docs/focus_april_2018 SCRIBD https://www.scribd.com/document/374760961/Focus-April-2018 Focus previous volume here: Global: The April 2018, issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar, (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox tradition and a member of the Global Anglican Communion) is now available for download. The new issue features articles […]

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TIMETABLE OF SERVICES AT THE ALL-HOLY CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE ON THE HOLY WEEK

 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  – 25/3/18 From 18th March/31st March to 26th March/8th April 2018 (Time in Israel coincides with time in Greece) Lazarus Saturday Patriarchal Vespers: 15:00 Palm Sunday Patriarchal Divine Liturgy: 08:00 Service of the Bridegroom: 18:15 Holy and Great Monday Pre-sanctified Liturgy at the Horrendous Golgotha: 09:00 Service of the Bridegroom: 18:15 Holy […]

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