“Having Called to Remembrance All the Saints…”

“Having Called to Remembrance All the Saints…”
“Having Called to Remembrance All the Saints…”
“Having Called to Remembrance All the Saints…”
“Having Called to Remembrance All the Saints…”

Eight saints who connect us with Syria

Because of the many centuries of expansion by the Islamic nations, we often think of Syria as a Muslim land, having but an insignificant connection with Christianity that has already disappeared into oblivion. However, this is definitely not the case—there are a multitude of saints to whom, or by whose words Orthodox Christians pray every day all over the world, who are in one way or another bound up with Syria. Today we are happy to tell you about eight bearers of this living Church Tradition, who unite us with Syrian cities, monasteries, and churches.

Greek Archdiocese publishes prayer book and Liturgy in braille

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America recently published three books in braille for the benefit of blind Orthodox Christians. The books, Speaking to God by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, My Orthodox Prayer Book, and The Divine Liturgy of St. Chrysostom, went on sale yesterday on the archdiocese’s Orthodox Marketplace.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits historical sights of Bukhara

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits historical sights of Bukhara
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits historical sights of Bukhara
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits historical sights of Bukhara
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits historical sights of Bukhara

On 2 October 2017, after his visit to the Church of Archangel Michael, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia saw the historical sights of Bukhara.

Sculptures of 16 Russian patriarchs to be installed soon at Christ the Savior

People’s Artist of Russia sculptor Salavat Scherbakov has begun the final phase of the creation of the sculptures of 16 patriarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church which will be installed at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, reports Orthodox Moscow.

The solemn opening of the sculptures of the first hierarchs of All Russia is scheduled for November 29, marking the climax of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the patriarchate in the Russian Church. The statues will be installed on the stylobate surrounding the upper part of Christ the Savior Cathedral.

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America

Address of the Chairman His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America at the 8th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America

Garfield, NJ
(October 3-5, 2017)

Your Eminences, Your Excellencies and Your Graces, most respected Hierarchs of the Assembly of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America,