Orthodox Churches

Feast of Theophany at the Phanar

Feast of Theophany at the Phanar

On Sunday, January 6, 2012, His All-Holiness celebrated the Divine Liturgy with members of the Holy and Sacred Synod, as well as other members of the Hierarchy, on the occasion of the Feast of Theophany at the Patriarchal Church of St. George.

Great Vespers for Epiphany at the Phanar

Great Vespers for Epiphany at the Phanar
Great Vespers for Epiphany at the Phanar
Great Vespers for Epiphany at the Phanar
Great Vespers for Epiphany at the Phanar

On Saturday, January 5, 2013, His All-Holiness presided over Great Vespers for the Feast oof Epiphany at the Patriarchal Church of St. George.

Source: Ecumenical Patriarchate

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas

In the evening of 7 January 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas Eve

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas Eve
Primate of Russian Church celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas Eve
Primate of Russian Church celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas Eve
Primate of Russian Church celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Christmas Eve

In the morning of 6 January 2013, the thirty-first Sunday after Pentecost, feast day of the Holy Fathers and Christmas Eve, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy and Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.

Russian Orthodox Church to be Built in Strasbourg

On Monday, Strasbourg Mayor Rolland Ries handed the necessary papers to Moscow Patriarchate representatives.

The City Hall of Strasbourg approved the church’s design, created by St. Petersburg architect Yuri Kirs and blessed by Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill.

2012 Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

2012 Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

+ BARTHOLOMEW
By the Mercy of God Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome
And Ecumenical Patriarch

To the Plenitude of the Church
Grace, Mercy and Peace
From the Savior Christ Born in Bethlehem

* * *

“Christ is born, glorify Him; Christ is on earth, exalt Him.”

Let us rejoice in gladness for the ineffable condescension of God.The angels precede us singing: “Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, good will among all people.”