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03.01.2019 | 12:13
Visit to San Diego & Elevation of Deacon Paul Germain to the Rank of Protodeacon

On Sunday of the Holy Forefathers, His Grace Bishop Maxim served the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the St. George parish in San Diego, California On December 30, 2018, the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers, His Grace Bishop Maxim served the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in San Diego, California with the…

03.01.2019 | 12:00
Georgian Patriarch – Let God desires to take all the bad with old year

Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II congratulated the Georgian people on New Year. Ilia II asked people to be grateful to God to enjoy spiritual peace. “A person falls, but the God gives him/her strength to continue living. . . . Let the God desires to take all the bad with…

03.01.2019 | 0:15
Metropolitan Epifaniy: May new year give us hope for victorious end of war

Head of the nearly created Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epifaniy believes that the year 2019 will bring Ukrainians hope for a victorious end of the war in the east of the country. «May the new year of the goodness of God give us hope for a victorious end of the war in the east…

03.01.2019 | 0:00
Pat. Bartholomew: We pray that the Churches would have more respect for Constantinople

Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople again promised that nothing can change his mind about granting autocephaly to Ukrainian schismatics no matter how much the Local Orthodox Churches protest. He also expressed his desire that the Churches would learn to respect Constantinople more. A video of the traditional cutting of the Vasilopita bread on December 31 at…

02.01.2019 | 22:34
Relics of Saint George Stolen From Church in East of Ukraine – Police

The relics of Saint George, a Christian saint, have been stolen from a church in the eastern Ukrainian Donetsk Region, the press service of the regional directorate of the Ukrainian National Police said in a statement on Wednesday. «A rector of a local church has informed the alert unit of the police office in Dobropolie…

02.01.2019 | 19:03
Two Mass Baptisms in Congo bring 117 souls into the Church

A great spiritual event occurred on Christmas Eve in the Patriarchate of Alexandria as 72 catechumens were united to Christ in His Church in the Sacrament of Baptism. Another mass Baptism was celebrated a few days later. The service on December 24 was celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Panteleimon of Brazzaville and Gabon in the…

02.01.2019 | 16:09
Liturgy in the Dechani monastery

On Sunday, 30 December 2018, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by Archimandrite Sava, abbot of Dechani, with the concelebration of monks and priests of this monastery, and hieromonk Sava and archpriest Sinisa Jankovic from the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic, in the Dechani monastery.

02.01.2019 | 14:17
Thousands gather at persecuted Pochaev Lavra to celebrate great local saint

Despite the pressure and persecution against the Holy Dormition-Pochaev Lavra, the brotherhood and faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church continue to worship God and celebrate the Divine services. Thousands of faithful gathered at the ancient monastery on December 31 and January 1 to prayerfully commemorate the great 20th-century saint Venerable St. Amphilochius of Pochaev, reports…

02.01.2019 | 13:31
Today the Russian Orthodox Church remembers St John of Kronstadt

St John of Kronstadt was born in the village of Sura in Archangel province on October 19, 1829, and was called John in honor of St John of Rila (August 18). His parents were very poor but were very devoted to the Church. Even though he was poor, as a young boy John learned to…

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