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24.01.2022 | 17:25
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Address at Priestly Ordination of Deacon Sophronios Vomend

My beloved Deacon Sophronios, Today, you increase the measure of your faith, and take on new responsibilities as a Presbyter of our Holy Orthodox Church. Anticipating your life of service and ministry, our great Spiritual Father, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, chose for you the name, “Sophronios.” You were called after the newly-glorified Saint Sophrony the Hagiorite,…

24.01.2022 | 17:04
40-day memorial service for reposed Metropolitan Jeremiah

A solemn 40-day memorial service for the repose of the soul of the Metropolitan of Gortyna & Megaloupolis Jeremiah was conducted on Sunday the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Nicholas in the central Peloponnese city of Megalopoli. The service was officiated by the Metropolitan of Mantinia and Kynouria, His Eminence Alexandros, and co-officiated by the Metropolitan…

24.01.2022 | 16:51
Services commemorating feast day of Elder Vissarion of Agathonos Monastery

The memory of the Elder Vissarion of Agathonos (the Agathonite), the merciful hieromonk and spiritual father, was venerated on Sunday during a special service at the Holy Monastery in south-central Greece, despite the inclement weather conditions that erupted in the Mt. Oeta area. The Orthros was celebrated by the Metropolitan of Fthiotida, His Eminence Symeon,…

24.01.2022 | 16:25
Delegation from the Patriarchate of Alexandria at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officiated on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at the Divine Liturgy at the all-sacred Patriarchal Church of St George in the Phanar. The members of the official Delegation of the Patriarchate of Alexandria, Their Eminences, Metropolitan Gregory of Cameroon, Metropolitan Ioannis of Zambia, His Grace Bishop Theophilos of Toliara…

24.01.2022 | 16:17
42nd Anniversary of the Return of the Cross of Apostle Andrew to Patras, Greece

On the day of Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January 2022 celebrations were held in the majestic Holy Church of Saint Andrew the Apostle in Patras, Greece, commemorating the feast of the Return of the Cross of the famous and glorious Apostle Andrew the First Called, from the ‘west’, specifically from France, from Massa in…

24.01.2022 | 15:27
Bishop of Šabac & Valjevo Lavrentiy, 87, reposes in the Lord

The Serbian Church’s Bishop of Šabac & Valjevo Lavrentiy reposed in the Lord on Sunday afternoon at the age of 87. Condolences were extended by the Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Porfirije, who said that in the person of the reposed hierarch were assembled all of the “most magnificent characteristics that adorn…

24.01.2022 | 15:13
Online synaxis today with Elder Ephraim and Romanian artists

The latest synaxis, or assembly, from Mount Athos with the Elder Archimandrite Ephraim, the Abbot of the Holy & Great Monastery of Vatopedi, with Romanian artists will be live-streamed today – at 19.30 Athens time (17.30 GMT) – by the online platform Pemptousia. Simultaneous translations from Greek into Romanian, English, French, Russian, Arabic and Georgian…

24.01.2022 | 15:06
Patriarchal letter regarding Moscow Patriarchate’s ‘intrusion’ onto African continent from delivered to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I

The office of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, His All Holiness Bartholomew I, has received a Patriarchal letter dispatched by the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, His Most Divine Beatitude Theodoros II, officially briefing the former over what the Alexandria Church deems as an “intrusion” by the Russian Orthodox Church into its…

24.01.2022 | 14:59
Feast day of Xenia, deaconess of Rome

The Church today venerates the memory of Xenia, Deaconess of Rome. Our righteous Mother Xenia of Rome was of a distinguished family. While her parents were preparing to wed her, she stole away secretly, taking two handmaids with her, and departed for Mylasa of Karia in Asia Minor, and there she completed her life in…

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