His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia Visits the Diocesan Cathedral

His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia Visits the Diocesan Cathedral
His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia Visits the Diocesan Cathedral
His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia Visits the Diocesan Cathedral
His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia Visits the Diocesan Cathedral

On September 8, 2015, the Feast of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God, a very special event took place in the life of our diocese.

His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia visited our Diocesan Cathedral of the Mother of God dedicated to Her Icon “Joy of All Who Sorrow” in the company of many Serbian Orthodox bishops, clergy, seminarians from the theological seminary in Prezren and others.

Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell

Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell
Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell
Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell
Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell

 What is most amazing about the World Trade Center, 14 years after the terrorist attack, is that it is steadily growing less amazing.

With the removal last year of fences around the National September 11 Memorial, the opening this summer of Greenwich Street to foot traffic and the arrival of office tenants at Tower 1 and Tower 4, the site feels as if it is being knitted back into the fabric of Lower Manhattan. To mix metaphors, it is coursing again with lifeblood.

Japanese believers to convey particles of St. Nicholas of Japan relics to Russian churches

Moscow, September 8, Interfax - Delegation of the Sendai Diocese of the Japanese Autonomous Orthodox Church will visit the Primorye Territory on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of St. Nicholas of Japan canonization.

"As expected, a delegation headed by Archbishop Seraphim of Senday will visit Primorye from September 10 to September 15, and bring particles of St. Nicholas relics for churches," the Vladivostok Diocese told Interfax-Religion on Tuesday.

Exhibition The Christian in the country of samurais dedicated to St. Nicholas of Japan will open in Vladivostok on Friday. The exposition prepared by the Metropolia and the Primorye State Museum will tell about St. Nicholas' life and work and establishing of Orthodoxy in Japan.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill leads procession of the cross marking the 700th anniversary since St Peter, First Metropolitan of Moscow, began his service in Moscow

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill leads procession of the cross marking the 700th anniversary since St Peter, First Metropolitan of Moscow, began his service in Moscow
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill leads procession of the cross marking the 700th anniversary since St Peter, First Metropolitan of Moscow, began his service in Moscow
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill leads procession of the cross marking the 700th anniversary since St Peter, First Metropolitan of Moscow, began his service in Moscow
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill leads procession of the cross marking the 700th anniversary since St Peter, First Metropolitan of Moscow, began his service in Moscow

On 6 September 2015, after celebrating the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia led a procession of the cross from the Kremlin to the Vysokopetrovsky Stavropegic Monastery, marking the 700th anniversary since St Peter, First Metropolitan of Moscow, began his service in Moscow and the 700th anniversary of the foundation of the Vysokopetrovsky Monastery.

Icon of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide Brought to St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral of Yerevan

On September 8, at 10:30, on the feast of the birth of the Holy Virgin Mary, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the icon of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide will be placed in the St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral of Yerevan for veneration and prayers of our faithful.

The icon of the Holy Martyrs was consecrated on April 23, during the Canonization service of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.

The icon will reside in the Mother Cathedral for a month.

Source: OCP