Patriarch Inaugurates New Orthodox Church in Alanya

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Sunday inaugurated a new church and Orthodox cultural center in Alanya, a district of popular vacation resort Antalya. The church comes at a time as more Russian and Ukrainian tourists flock to the seaside town both as tourists and residents. Bartholomew presided over a mass at the opening of the church.

Metropolitan of Thera visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Metropolitan of Thera visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Metropolitan of Thera visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Metropolitan of Thera visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Metropolitan of Thera visits the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

On Thursday the 30th of October/12th of November 2015, a group of 30 Greek pilgrims from the island of Thera and Ioannina, led by the Most Reverend Epiphanios, Metropolitan of Thera, Amorgos and Islands, visited the Patriarchate. They were accompanied by Archimandrite Christoforos Karamolengos.

The Consecration of the Australian Antiochian Village

  The Antiochian Village is a spiritual revelation. There are facilities where the faithful will be able to stay in for some days, praying, contemplating, learning, mixing with others, etc.… it is the church in the world.

Six years since the repose of Serbian Patriarch Pavle

Six years since the repose of Serbian Patriarch Pavle
Six years since the repose of Serbian Patriarch Pavle
Six years since the repose of Serbian Patriarch Pavle
Six years since the repose of Serbian Patriarch Pavle

On the sixth anniversary of the death of Serbian Patriarch of blessed memory Paul, on 15 November 2015, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Liturgy at the Rakovica Monastery.

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis concelebrated. After the Liturgy the panichida was served at the grave of Patriarch Pavle.

Over 100 Year Old Church To Become Site For Tourists

Friends of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Gardenton, Manitoba want to draw tourists to southeastern Manitoba.

Board Member Wayne Arseny explains the first wave of Ukrainian immigrants that settled in Manitoba in 1896 built St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the first Ukrainian church in North America. The church was consecrated on October 14, 1899 and Arseny says it took them a few years to complete because the entire church was built by hand.