Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy at the place of Christ’s Baptism on feast day of Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy at the place of Christ’s Baptism on feast day of Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy at the place of Christ’s Baptism on feast day of Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy at the place of Christ’s Baptism on feast day of Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy at the place of Christ’s Baptism on feast day of Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos

On 21 September 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, who is in Jordan to participate in a plenary session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches, visited the Russian Pilgrims’ House at the place of the Baptism of Jesus Christ.

Theodoros II conducted memorial prayers for Petros VII

Theodoros II conducted memorial prayers for Petros VII
Theodoros II conducted memorial prayers for Petros VII
Theodoros II conducted memorial prayers for Petros VII
Theodoros II conducted memorial prayers for Petros VII

On 11th September 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa officiated during the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St Savvas the Sanctified in Alexandria and conducted the Memorial Prayers for his predecessor of blessed memory, Patriarch Petros VII, the members of his patriarchal entourage and the crew of the helicopter, on the completion of ten years since the fateful accident which occurred near Agion Oros, on 11th September 2004.

Feast of the Holy Cross at the Phanar

Feast of the Holy Cross at the Phanar
Feast of the Holy Cross at the Phanar
Feast of the Holy Cross at the Phanar
Feast of the Holy Cross at the Phanar

On Sunday, September 14, 2014, His All-Holiness presided over the Divine Liturgy celebrating the great feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at the Patriarchal Church of St. George, together with Metropolitans Kyrillos of Imvros and Tenedos, Theoleptos of Ikonion, Andreas of Arkalochori, Kastelli and Viannos, Stefanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos, Elpidophoros of Bursa, Athenagoras of Kydonies and Maximos of Selyvria. Also serving as the official celebrant was Archimandrite Bartholomew Samaras, Chief Secretary of the Ecumenical Patriarchate's Holy and Synod.

Video Message By His All-Holiness To The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America

Vodeo message by By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
To the Assembly of of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America
(Dallas, September 16-18, 2014)

Venerable brother hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America,

It is deeply moving for us to join you in spirit and in prayer as you commence the deliberations of your meeting.

Patriarch of Jerusalem visits Church of Cyprus

Patriarch of Jerusalem visits Church of Cyprus
Patriarch of Jerusalem visits Church of Cyprus
Patriarch of Jerusalem visits Church of Cyprus
Patriarch of Jerusalem visits Church of Cyprus

On Saturday, the 17th/30th of August 2014, His Beatitude, Archbishop Theophilos of Jerusalem, arrived in Cyprus accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, His Eminence Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, and the Reverend Archdeacon Evlogios.

His Beatitude was welcomed at Larnaca airport by His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus and the Exarch of the Holy Sepulcher in Cyprus, Metropolitan Timotheos of Vostroi, accompanied by Hierodeacon f. Christodoulos.