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Singapore’s founding father passes away

Singapore’s founding father passes away

Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, died on March 23 at the age of 91.

23/03/2015 | By
Heavy Monsoon Rains Killed 110 People in Lahore, Pakistan

Heavy Monsoon Rains Killed 110 People in Lahore, Pakistan

The heavy flood caused damages to the Orthodox church of Theotokos in Wazirabad and to the Orthodox church of Saint Alexander in Lahore.

08/09/2014 | By
What Elder Porphyrios, a Famous Monk-Priest, Says About How Parents and Teachers Need to Treat the Young

What Elder Porphyrios, a Famous Monk-Priest, Says About How Parents and Teachers Need to Treat the Young

The education, says elder Porphyrios, lasts throughout life (lifelong education) and starts from fetal life, and constantly evolving. The most important educations and upbringing is the one held by the family.

20/11/2013 | By | Reply

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KOLKATA, INDIA: DEACON RAPHAEL’S ORDINATION

KOLKATA, INDIA: DEACON RAPHAEL’S ORDINATION

On November 21, 2012, Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, celebrates the Orthodox Church of the Theotokos at Bakesware in Kolkata, India. Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore and South Asia, assisted by all the Orthodox Priests of the Metropolitanate in India, presided over the Divine Liturgy.

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KOLKATA, INDIA: FR. GEORGE’S ORDINATION

KOLKATA, INDIA: FR. GEORGE’S ORDINATION

On November 21, 2012, Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, celebrates the Orthodox Church of the Theotokos at Bakesware in Kolkata, India. Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore and South Asia, assisted by all the Orthodox Priests of the Metropolitanate in India, presided over the Divine Liturgy

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Indonesia through the eyes of National Geographic

Indonesia through the eyes of National Geographic

Indonesia through the eyes of National Geographic. Astonishing Photos.

14/07/2012 | By | Reply

Ecumenical Patriarchate

2014 Thronal Feast: Visit of Pope Francis to the Phanar

2014 Thronal Feast: Visit of Pope Francis to the Phanar

Pope Francis was enthusiastically greeted with the ringing of church bells upon arrival at the Ecumenical Patriarchate today on the occasion of the celebration of St. Andrew the Apostle, patron saint of the Church of Constantinople, the Byzantine name for present-day Istanbul.

30/11/2014 | By
2014 Patriarchal Encyclical for Easter

2014 Patriarchal Encyclical for Easter

Come, brethren and children in the Lord, receive the light from the unwaning Light of the Phanar, the Holy Center of the Orthodox, and let us all together and jointly glorify “Christ, Who is risen from the dead.”

25/04/2014 | By
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives Exceptional Academic Honor

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives Exceptional Academic Honor

On December 19, 2013, His All-Holiness received an honorary doctorate from Istanbul’s Boğaziçi University (formerly Robert College) for his extraordinary vision and initiatives for the protection of the natural environment. The award comes on the occasion of Boğaziçi University’s 150th anniversary.

Not only is this Turkish institution of higher learning the […]

21/12/2013 | By | Reply

Faith

Prayers All Orthodox Should Know

Prayers All Orthodox Should Know

Every Orthodox should know these prayers by heart. Daily prayer is essential for an Orthodox spiritual way of life that prepares you to receive God’s grace to gain union with God.

28/01/2015 | By
Blessed the New Year 2015

Blessed the New Year 2015

On January 1st we commemorate the Circumcision of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ; and, Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea.

31/12/2014 | By
Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

Saint Methodius, Patriarch of Constantinople towards the middle of the ninth century, wrote a life of Saint Nicholas in which he declares that “up to the present the life of the distinguished shepherd has been unknown to the majority of the faithful.” Nearly five hundred years had passed since the death of the […]

22/12/2014 | By

Articles

As We Prepare To Celebrate Pascha

As We Prepare To Celebrate Pascha

We already find ourselves to be before Great Week and the cosmo-salvific feast of Pascha. Today is Palm Sunday, in which we celebrate the palm-bearing entrance of our Lord into the Holy City.

23/04/2014 | By
How to Interpret Holy Scriptures as an Orthodox Theologian

How to Interpret Holy Scriptures as an Orthodox Theologian

Augustine, however, set aside the experience of the glorified and replaced the experience of the glorified with two things: the Church and Holy Scripture, that is to say, books, written texts. He shifted the authority in the Church.

23/04/2014 | By
Human Rights and the Orthodox Church

Human Rights and the Orthodox Church

The adjective «human» attributes something to all humans in general. «Rights» belong to each human individually, unconditionally and without exceptions.

21/12/2013 | By | Reply

Videos

Medical Mission in Sumatra

Medical Mission in Sumatra

In November 2014, a team of 9 volunteers from the Greek Orthodox Christian Society (Greek Archdiocese of Australia) went on a ten-day medical mission trip to Sumatra,Indonesia.

07/01/2015 | By
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

source: youtube

21/12/2013 | By | Reply
Documentary about Saint Nicholas of Myra

Documentary about Saint Nicholas of Myra

Saint Nicholas, also called Nikolaos of Myra, was a historic 4th-century saint and Greek Bishop of Myra in Lycia. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolaos the Wonder-Worker.

17/12/2013 | By | Reply

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Singapore’s founding father passes away

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Singapore’s founding father passes away

Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, died on March 23 at the age of 91.

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Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy and Great Lent

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Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy and Great Lent

Our Lord Jesus Christ grafts us into His body, inviting us to become saints, “just as He is holy.” (1 Peter 1.16) Our Creator wants us to be in communion with Him in order to taste His grace, which is to participate in His sanctity.

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Prayers All Orthodox Should Know

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Prayers All Orthodox Should Know

Every Orthodox should know these prayers by heart. Daily prayer is essential for an Orthodox spiritual way of life that prepares you to receive God’s grace to gain union with God.

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Medical Mission in Sumatra

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Medical Mission in Sumatra

In November 2014, a team of 9 volunteers from the Greek Orthodox Christian Society (Greek Archdiocese of Australia) went on a ten-day medical mission trip to Sumatra,Indonesia.

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Blessed the New Year 2015

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Blessed the New Year 2015

On January 1st we commemorate the Circumcision of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ; and, Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea.

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Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

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Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

Saint Methodius, Patriarch of Constantinople towards the middle of the ninth century, wrote a life of Saint Nicholas in which he declares that “up to the present the life of the distinguished shepherd has been unknown to the majority of the faithful.” Nearly five hundred years had passed since the death of the […]

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Saints Celebrated on December 5th

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Saints Celebrated on December 5th

Martyr Anastasius

A Saint of this name is commemorated on December 5, in the Martyrologies, but neither the place nor the time of his passion is discoverable. When he saw the torments that the Martyrs gloriously endured, he ran into the arena and confessed his faith in Christ. He was beheaded […]

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Syrian Saints: Barbara of Heliopolis & John of Damascus

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Syrian Saints: Barbara of Heliopolis & John of Damascus

The Holy Great Martyr Barbara lived and suffered during the reign of the emperor Maximian (305-311). Her father, Dioskoros, was a rich pagan, a prominent citizen in Ilioupolis in Syria. After the death of his wife, he devoted himself to the upbringing of his only daughter.

Dioskoros seems to have been […]

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2014 Thronal Feast: Visit of Pope Francis to the Phanar

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2014 Thronal Feast: Visit of Pope Francis to the Phanar

Pope Francis was enthusiastically greeted with the ringing of church bells upon arrival at the Ecumenical Patriarchate today on the occasion of the celebration of St. Andrew the Apostle, patron saint of the Church of Constantinople, the Byzantine name for present-day Istanbul.

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