Orthodox Churches

Fraternal meeting of Primates of Church of Constantinople and Russian Orthodox Church

Fraternal meeting of Primates of Church of Constantinople and Russian Orthodox Church
Fraternal meeting of Primates of Church of Constantinople and Russian Orthodox Church
Fraternal meeting of Primates of Church of Constantinople and Russian Orthodox Church
Fraternal meeting of Primates of Church of Constantinople and Russian Orthodox Church

On August 31, 2018, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, arrived in Istanbul. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church visited the Patriarchate of Constantinople, where, accompanied by Metropolitans Emmanuel of France and Bartholomew of Smyrna, as well as Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and Archpriest Nikolay Balashov, DECR vice-chairman, he venerated the shrines of the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Holy Protomartyr George.

Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish

Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish
Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish
Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish
Bishop Irinej Visits St. Nicholas Parish

On Sunday August 26th, the St. Nicholas parish of Greater Philadelphia was blessed to be visited by our Hierarch and Father, His Grace Bishop Irinej.

A monastery inthe Metropolitan Diocese of Cluj will open an orphanage

Saints Peter and Paul monastery in Rebra-Parva, (diocese of Cluj, Romania) will build a center for orphaned children. Hegumen Kiril Zăgrean  said the center will consist in a building for 50 children, a medical office, a canteen, and workshops. The children will have the opportunity to practice creative activities, including painting. There will also be a place of worship dedicated to Saint Silouan the Athonite, for the spiritual education of the children.

Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery

Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery
Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery
Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery
Hollywood star Jonathan Jackson offers his Emmy Award to Mount Athos Monastery

During his five day visit, Jackson spent most of his time at the Vatopedi Monastery in the Monks Republic Mount Athos to honour the Dormition of the Virgin Mary but also visited the Xenophontos and Simonopetra Monasteries.

Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery

Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery
Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery
Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery
Relics of St. Laurence of Kaluga discovered in museum, transferred to monastery

As the Church celebrated the memory of St. Laurence the Fool for Christ of Kaluga yesterday, a portion of his holy relics was festively transferred to the monastery named in his honor in Kaluga.