Orthodox Churches

Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish

Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish
Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish
Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish
Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish

On Sunday August 26th, the St. Nicholas parish of Greater Philadelphia was blessed to be visited by our Hierarch and Father, His Grace Bishop Irinej.

A monastery inthe Metropolitan Diocese of Cluj will open an orphanage

Saints Peter and Paul monastery in Rebra-Parva, (diocese of Cluj, Romania) will build a center for orphaned children. Hegumen Kiril Zăgrean  said the center will consist in a building for 50 children, a medical office, a canteen, and workshops. The children will have the opportunity to practice creative activities, including painting. There will also be a place of worship dedicated to Saint Silouan the Athonite, for the spiritual education of the children.

Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery

Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery
Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery
Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery
Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery

During his five day visit, Jackson spent most of his time at the Vatopedi Monastery in the Monks Republic Mount Athos to honour the Dormition of the Virgin Mary but also visited the Xenophontos and Simonopetra Monasteries.

Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery

Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery
Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery
Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery
Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery

As the Church celebrated the memory of St. Laurence the Fool for Christ of Kaluga yesterday, a portion of his holy relics was festively transferred to the monastery named in his honor in Kaluga.

Tsar Nicholas II conference to be held in England in October

A conference dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth and the 100th anniversary of the martyrdom of Russia’s last tsar, Royal Martyr Nicholas II will be held in Colchester, England in late October.

The conference will be held at St. John of Shanghai Orthodox Church in Colchester, England on Saturday, October 27.

Prince Charles donates $1 million towards renovation of Romanian churches and cultural heritage

Prince Charles donates $1 million towards renovation of Romanian churches and cultural heritage
Prince Charles donates $1 million towards renovation of Romanian churches and cultural heritage
Prince Charles donates $1 million towards renovation of Romanian churches and cultural heritage
Prince Charles donates $1 million towards renovation of Romanian churches and cultural heritage

Through the foundation bearing his name, Prince Charles of Wales has thus far invested about $1,300,000 (more than 1 million pounds) in promoting Romania’s natural and cultural heritage, as well as in projects that can contribute to the country’s rural development.

Feast-day of the church of theTransfiguration of the Lord in Belgrade

Feast-day of the church of theTransfiguration of the Lord in Belgrade
Feast-day of the church of theTransfiguration of the Lord in Belgrade
Feast-day of the church of theTransfiguration of the Lord in Belgrade
Feast-day of the church of theTransfiguration of the Lord in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Liturgy in the church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in the Vidikovac District of Belgrade on the occasion of the patron’s feast-day of the church, on 19 August 2018.

His Holiness was concelebrated by priests of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac: protopresbyter-staurophorBrankoMitrovic, presbyters Nikola Gavric, Emil Milovanonvic and AleksandarMilutinovic, protodeacon RadomirPercevic and deacon Sinisa Duvnjak. There was a procession after which grapes were blessed that the faithful had brought for blessing.