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25 August 2007
The 25th Anniversary of the Repose of Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose) To Be Celebrated in California
September 2, 2007, marks the 25th anniversary of the repose of Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose) of blessed memory, as the website of the Western American Diocese reports. next..
22 August 2007
Protestant students from Europe build Orthodox chapel in Southern Russia
Taganrog, August 22. Protestant volunteers from Germany and the Netherlands have come to a Taganrog’s retreat for elderly people to help constructing an Orthodox chapel. next..
22 August 2007
Russian Church to annually honor early British Isles saints
The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church instituted a holiday to honor Christians who lived on the islands of Great Britain and Ireland and were canonized before the 1054 schism that divided Christendom into the Western Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches. next..
21 August 2007
Israel willing to return Russia's Holy City property - FM Lavrov
Israel has agreed in principle to return historical Russian church assets in Jerusalem that it bought from Soviet authorities in a mock deal 40 years ago, Russia's foreign minister said Thursday. next..
21 August 2007
Stepashin elected chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society
Moscow, June 14, Interfax - Sergey Stepashin, chairman of the Russian Audit Chamber, has been elected chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society at its meeting devoted to its 125th anniversary. next..
28 July 2007
The Feast Day of SS Elizabeth and Barbara at St Mary Magdalene Convent in Gethsemane
On July 5/18, 2007, the Russian Church celebrates two great feast days: the memory of Hegumen of the Russian Land, St Sergius of Radonezh, and Holy New Martyrs Grand Duchess Elizabeth and her faithful cell-attendant, Nun Barbara. next..
25 August 2006
Ancient biblical waterworks found in Israel
Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient water system which was modified by the conquering Persians to turn the desert into a paradise. next..
21 August 2006
Archaeologists Challenge Link Between Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Sect
New archaeological evidence is raising more questions about the conventional interpretation linking the desolate ruins of an ancient settlement known as Qumran with the Dead Sea Scrolls, which were found in nearby caves in one of the sensational discoveries of the last century. next..
20 July 2006
Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church concerning the growing tension in the Middle East
The new outburst of violence in the Holy Land brings grief and anxiety to the millions of people throughout the world. Dozens of civilians die, are wounded and lose shelter. next..
30 May 2006
Wyatt Archaeological Research Jerusalem Excavation.
AUGUST 2006 Dear Friends, The dates for the continuation of our excavation in Jerusalem have been set and many of you have asked to be notified. next..
29 May 2006
Israel scientists find underground tunnels.
Underground chambers and tunnels used during a Jewish revolt against the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago have been uncovered in northern Israel, archaeologists said. next..
18 October 2005, 04:00
International conference on the theme of “Jerusalem in Russian spiritual tradition” is to be held in Jerusalem on November 1st and 2nd, 2005.
Russian Academy of Sciences. Scientific Council on the "Role of religion in history". The Pilgrimage Center in Moscow. Scholars from the Russian Academy of Sciences and educational institutions in Moscow and Saint Petersburg (such as the Moscow State University), as well as representatives of foreign academic establishments and Israeli scholars from Hebrew, Haifa, Bar Ilan Universities, Tel Hai Academic College, and Beit Berl Pedagogical Institute in Kfar Saba, are to participate in the conference. next..
28 September 2005, 04:00
First Temple-era seal discovered
First-Temple period seal has been discovered amidst piles of rubble from Jerusalem's Temple Mount, an Israeli archaeologist said Tuesday, in what could prove to be an historic find. next..
26 September 2005, 04:00
Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross
September 14. next..
20 September 2005, 04:00
The Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary.
September 8 Apolytikion: next..
10 September 2005, 04:00
Beheading of the Venerable Head of the Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
Send an Iconogram August 29.Apolytikion: Second Tone next..
08 September 2005, 04:00
New Jerusalem Patriarch Theofilos cites need for restoring Patriarchate's "moral standing"
Newly elected Jerusalem Patriarch Theofilos was featured in two interviews carried by Athens dailies on Sunday, days after he succeeded deposed patriarch Irineos (Eirineos) as the head of the venerable but recently crisis-plagued Orthodox Patriarchate of the Holy Land. next..
26 August 2005, 04:00
AUGUST 15: FEAST OF THE DORMITION OF OUR MOST HOLY LADY, THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY
Introduction The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 15 each year. The Feast commemorates the repose (dormition and in the Greek kimisis) or "falling-asleep" of the Mother of Jesus Christ, our Lord. The Feast also commemorates the translation or assumption into heaven of the body of the Theotokos. next..
16 August 2005, 04:00
"You were transfigured on the mount, O Christ God, revealing your glory to your disciples as far as they could bear it. Let your everlasting light shine upon us sinners! Through the prayers of the Theotokos, O Giver of Life, glory to you!" next..
04 August 2005, 04:00
The church celebrates day of memory st. Maria Magdalene
The church of Saint Mary Magdalene is situated on the slope of the Mount of Olives in the Garden of Gethsemane and is one of the most easily recognizable landmarks of Jerusalem. This striking example of Russian architecture was built in the Muscovite style with golden onion domes or cupolas. next..
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