The Fiftieth-Anniversary Celebrations of the Cathedral of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow”

The Fiftieth-Anniversary Celebrations of the Cathedral of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow”
The Fiftieth-Anniversary Celebrations of the Cathedral of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow”
The Fiftieth-Anniversary Celebrations of the Cathedral of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow”
The Fiftieth-Anniversary Celebrations of the Cathedral of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow”

On Friday, November 6, 2015, the feast day of the Moscow Icon of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow,” His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America, Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy at San Francisco’s cathedral dedicated to the icon, and performed all-night vigil the evening before. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the great cathedral, which contains the uncorrupt relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracle-Worker.

35th Anniversary of hierarchal service of Archbishop Mark

Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany Will Prayerfully Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of his Episcopal Consecration at Buchendorf’s Convent

OnMonday, November 30, 2015, HisEminenceArchbishopMarkofBerlinandGermany will prayerfully celebrate the 35th anniversary of his episcopal consecration at Holy Grand Duchess Elizabeth Convent in the Bavarian city of Buchendorf by celebrating Divine Liturgy at 4 am. He will perform the all-night vigil the evening before.

Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany Will Prayerfully Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of his Episcopal Consecration at Buchendorf’s Convent

On Monday, November 30, 2015, His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany will prayerfully celebrate the 35th anniversary of his episcopal consecration at Holy Grand Duchess Elizabeth Convent in the Bavarian city of Buchendorf by celebrating Divine Liturgy at 4 am. He will perform the all-night vigil the evening before.

The Feast of St. George the Greatmartyr in Lydda (Lod)

The Feast of St. George the Greatmartyr in Lydda (Lod)
The Feast of St. George the Greatmartyr in Lydda (Lod)
The Feast of St. George the Greatmartyr in Lydda (Lod)
The Feast of St. George the Greatmartyr in Lydda (Lod)

On Monday, the 3rd/16th of November 2015, the Patriarchate commemorated the translation of the relics of St George the Great Martyr and Trophy Bearer, and the inauguration of the church dedicated to his name in Lydda (Lod) in the 4th c. AD.

Patriarch Kirill and Moscow Mayor visit Patriarchal Metochion of the Holy Martyrs of Chernigov in Moscow

On November 18, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin visited the Patriarchal Metochion of the Holy Martyrs of Chernigov in Moscow.

The architectural compound of the metochion, a monument of the 14th-15th centuries and object of cultural heritage of federal significance, was restored for the centenary of St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles and the 600th anniversary of the metochion.