On Saturday the 30th and Sunday the 31st of May, the clergy and brethren of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY celebrated the great feast of Holy Pentecost – the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles. Leading the All-Night Vigil on Saturday evening and the Divine Liturgy and Great Vespers on Sunday morning was His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah (former Primate of Orthodox Church in America).
The last and oldest cleric of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church, Priest Michael Wang Quansheng, has reposed in the Lord, report the sources from his close circle. He served as a priest for more than fifty years.
Russian parliament members and public figures attend divine service at the church of Russian Orthodox Church Damascus Representation4. June 2015 - 11:55
On May 28, 2015, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Damascus Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church. Celebrated by Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, the service was attended by the delegation of Russian parliament members and public figures who had brought humanitarian aid consisting of food stuffs and medicines to the country suffering from war. Among the worshippers were staff members of the Russia embassy and a few parishioners who could not evacuate and had to stay in the capital.
Bishop Innokenty of Ussuriysk, a vicar of the Vladivostok diocese, paid an archpastoral visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from May 29 to June 1. He donated an icon of Grand Prince Vladimir to the Russian Orthodox church of the Holy Trinity in Pyongyang with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on the occasion of the celebration of St. Vladimir’s demise.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated, on Whit Monday, 1 June 2015, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy on the occasion of the Patrons Saint-day of the church at the Representation of the Patriarchate of Moscow in Belgrade - the church of Holy Trinity on Tasmajdan.
On 24 May 2015, the 7th Sunday after Easter, also called of the Holy Fathers of Ecumenical Council I, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church was in the middle of the monastic community of Pasarea Monastery, county of Ilfov, where he participated in the Divine Liturgy.
The right faith and prayer keep the unity of the Church