Altogether, 38 priests and 4 deacons, including the Romanian delegation, celebrated the Divine Liturgy that was headed by His Eminence Archbishop Longin of Bancheny of the Ukrainian Church. The homily was offered by Archpriest Aurel, dean of the Câmpulung Deanery in Suceava, Romania.
Those seeking peace and healing can venerate the relics of St. Nektarios at Radu Voda Monastery in Bucharest, where there is a fragment donated in 2002 by a Greek archbishop and kept in a reliquary within a canopy.
St. Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher is one of the most beloved and highly-venerated saints of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and this year, his feast will be especially joyful for the faithful in Montenegro, as they will be joined by His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine and a delegation from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
The interview was broadcast live on February 9, 2020, on Ancient Faith Radio's Everyday Orthodox show with Elissa Bjeletich. Elissa with her wonderful conversational gift has managed to make this interview a unique experience that will stay with the listener forever!
Hierarchs of the Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia and of the Serbian Church came together this weekend to liturgically celebrate the glorification among the saints of several New Martyrs of the Czech-Slovak Church.
Society at the time of St. John Chrysostom was in many ways similar to our modern world. Fornication and divorce, domestic violence and irresponsible parents, for whom entertainment and money were more valuable than children and families—these were the kinds of parents the saint was talking to.
Archimandrite John (Krestiankin), the elder of the Pskov Caves Monastery of thrice-blessed memory, was prayerfully commemorated at the monastery yesterday, February 5, on the 14th anniversary of his repose in the Lord.
Much has already been said about the unfortunate events in the Church life of the much-suffering Orthodox people in Ukraine, and it seemed that the Patriarchate of Constantinople had already exhausted all its arguments to justify the unjustifiable. However, the representatives of Constantinople are now trying to prove that the “Russians” did the same thing in the past, they say, as they, Constantinople, are doing now.