Orthodox Churches

Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine

Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine
Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine
Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine
Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine

On Sunday 10/23 May 2021, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Sunday of the Paralytic man at the Holy Church of Reine town, near the city of Nazareth.

The ambassador of the USA in Cairo visited the Patriarchate of Alexandria

On 17th May 2021, the Ambassador of the USA to Cairo His Excellency Mr. Jonathan Cohen visited the See of the Patriarchate of Alexandria. Ambassador Cohen was welcomed by His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, with whom they had wholehearted talks on, among other things, the role and the work of the Ancient Patriarchate of Alexandria on the African Continent.

Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing

Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing
Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing
Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing
Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing

On the Paschal night of May 2, 2021, the festive divine service was celebrated in the church of the Dormition in Beijing. The Midnight Office, Matins preceded by a procession with the cross and the Divine Liturgy were celebrated by the rector of the church, Hieromonk Innokenty (Kolesnikov). The parish choir was conducted by Ms. O. Pimenova.

Patriarch of Jerusalem officiates the Divine Liturgy in Cana of Galilee

Patriarch of Jerusalem officiates the Divine Liturgy in Cana of Galilee
Patriarch of Jerusalem officiates the Divine Liturgy in Cana of Galilee
Patriarch of Jerusalem officiates the Divine Liturgy in Cana of Galilee
Patriarch of Jerusalem officiates the Divine Liturgy in Cana of Galilee

On Sunday of Thomas, 26 April/9 May 2021, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of the Shrine in Cana of Galilee. The Divine Liturgy was observed in commemoration that Thomas touched the Lord’s side and the miracle of turning water into wine at the wedding in Cana.

Paschal services in Pyongyang

Paschal services in Pyongyang
Paschal services in Pyongyang
Paschal services in Pyongyang
Paschal services in Pyongyang

On the night of May 2, 2021, solemn divine services were celebrated in the church of the Life-Giving Trinity in the DPRK capital city to mark the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord.

Thomas’ Sunday at the Patriarchate

Thomas’ Sunday at the Patriarchate
Thomas’ Sunday at the Patriarchate
Thomas’ Sunday at the Patriarchate
Thomas’ Sunday at the Patriarchate

On Sunday 26 April/ 9 May 2021 the Patriarchate celebrated according to the Book of Pentecostarion Thomas’ Sunday. On this Sunday the Church commemorates that eight days after His Resurrection the Lord appeared to His Disciples while the doors were locked in the Upper Room when Thomas was also with them. The Lord told Thomas “Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands, and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing” and “blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed” (John 20:26-29).