Mass Baptism in Arakan, Philippines

Mass Baptism in Arakan, Philippines
Mass Baptism in Arakan, Philippines
Mass Baptism in Arakan, Philippines
Mass Baptism in Arakan, Philippines

Another mass Baptism has been celebrated in the Philippines, reports Fr. George Maximov. According to a post on his Vkontakte social media page, 19 Filipinos were united to Christ in the holy Orthodox Church on Saturday, July 1.

More than 14,500 rare manuscripts available on site of Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra

14,568 rare manuscripts have been made publicly available on the official website of the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra. The digitization of the literary treasure was carried out as a joint project between the Lavra and the Russian State Library.

All the manuscripts are divided into archives and collections. There is a section of “Unique Books” which includes six publications: several volumes of the Russian Bible and the Life of St. Sergius of Radonezh.

Valaam Monastery breeding peacocks

Valaam Monastery breeding peacocks
Valaam Monastery breeding peacocks
Valaam Monastery breeding peacocks
Valaam Monastery breeding peacocks

Valaam Monastery in the Russian north is now busy raising and breeding peacocks, according to the monastery’s page on the social network Vkontakte.

Greek villager builds chapel of St. Paisios inside oak tree

Greek villager builds chapel of St. Paisios inside oak tree
Greek villager builds chapel of St. Paisios inside oak tree
Greek villager builds chapel of St. Paisios inside oak tree
Greek villager builds chapel of St. Paisios inside oak tree

A 300-year-old oak tree has been saved from destruction by a pious Greek villager who decided to build a chapel to St. Paisios the Athonite inside its trunk, reports kontranews.gr.

The Patriarch of Jerusalem awards the school Leaving certificates to the graduates of the Community of Remla School

The Patriarch of Jerusalem awards the school Leaving certificates to the graduates of the Community of Remla School
The Patriarch of Jerusalem awards the school Leaving certificates to the graduates of the Community of Remla School
The Patriarch of Jerusalem awards the school Leaving certificates to the graduates of the Community of Remla School
The Patriarch of Jerusalem awards the school Leaving certificates to the graduates of the Community of Remla School

On Thursday evening, 16th/29th June 2017, the graduation ceremony of the School leaving certificates of the Arab-speaking Greek-Orthodox Community of Remla Graduates took place at the School reception hall.