Disciples of St. Paisios building church in his honor on Mt. Athos

Disciples of St. Paisios building church in his honor on Mt. Athos
Disciples of St. Paisios building church in his honor on Mt. Athos
Disciples of St. Paisios building church in his honor on Mt. Athos
Disciples of St. Paisios building church in his honor on Mt. Athos

A new church is currently being built in the Kalyva of the Holy Resurrection in Kapsala on Mt. Athos, Protopresbyter Peter Heers writes on his Facebook page. The project is being undertaken by Elder Evthymios, a spiritual child of St. Paisios and of his spiritual child Elder Isaak, along with the brotherhood of the Resurrection Kalyva.

New monument to Royal Martyrs opened in Diveyevo

A monument to the family of the last Russian emperor, the holy Royal Martyrs, created with people’s donations from across the country, opened today on the Holy Trinity Cathedral square at the St. Seraphim-Diveyevo Convent, reports Foma.

The monument was initiated by the St. Basil the Great Foundation and the Nizhny Novgorod Metropolia, and consecrated by Metropolitan Barsanuphius of St. Petersburg and Ladoga. The ceremony was attended by the governor of Nizhny Novgorod Valery Shantsev, Metropolitan George of Nizny Novgorod and Arzamas, and the founder of the St. Basil Foundation Konstantin Malofeev.

The feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles in Tiberias

The feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles in Tiberias
The feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles in Tiberias
The feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles in Tiberias
The feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles in Tiberias

On Thursday, 30th June/13th July 2017,  the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles at the Holy Monastery with their name in the town of Tiberias, and at the west bank of the sea of Tiberias.

About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons

About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons
About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons
About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons
About 1 million Ukrainians have venerated wonderworking icons

Nearly a million believers have visited and venerated the 11 miraculous icons which traveled throughout Ukraine from July 1 to 26, according to Ukrainian Orthodox Church Chancellor Metropolitan Anthony of Boryspil and Brovary. This was stated at a press briefing at Kiev Caves Lavra before the moleben at Vladimir Hill on the eve of the commemoration day of St. Vladimir and the Day of the Baptism of Rus’, reports Foma in Ukraine.

More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village

More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village
More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village
More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village
More than 200 baptized on day of Baptism of Rus’ in eastern Russian village

More than 200 residents of the village of Chulman in the Russian Sakha Republic received holy Baptism in the waters of the Chulman River on July 28, reports the Yakutsk Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.