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Source: Project Mexico “Hosanna! Blessed is he that comes in the Name of the Lord, the King of Israel!” In advance of the Great and Holy Week, we have begun our Annual Pascha Challenge. Last spring, friends and supporters came together and gave generously in support of our Pascha Feast at St. Innocent Orphanage. Our community was able to celebrate at the Ranch because of their generosity. This Pascha, you can help us provide family, education, and hope for our boys at St. Innocent Orphanage and Project Mexico. There are two ways you can join us this year. During this time of…

Source: Orthodox Christianity Wyoming, Michigan, April 12, 2019 Exaltation Press, a new Orthodox publishing company has just been launched to help make more Orthodox books available in the English language. While we in the English-speaking world have been blessed with many good Orthodox authors and publishing companies, Orthodoxy in the English-speaking world is still a very small fish in a big pond. A priest in the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America with a bilingual family noticed that there were many good Orthodox books for children that were only available in other languages. After years of wishing he could lend the…

Source: Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry OUR MISSION To share the love of Christ and His Church with those who are incarcerated and their families so that lives are transformed and God is glorified. Dearest Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We continue to pray for your continued strength as we pass the mid-point journey of Great and Holy Lent! Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM) clergy and lay volunteers continually face the difficult challenges involved with reaching those who are incarcerated in order to share Christ’s love. This holy season of Lent, though more trying, does, in fact, lead us to more…

Source: Basilica.ro Published by Aurelian Iftimiu His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania welcomed at his patriarchal residence the manager of US President Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign on Friday, March 22, 2019. The meeting was also attended by Brad Parscale’s spouse, Mrs. Candice Blount, prof. Dan Dungaciu, head of the Ion I. C. Bratianu Institute for Political Science and International Relations of the Romanian Academy, and Mr. Adrian Thiess. Brad Parscale visit to Romania was occasioned by a conference on political marketing held on Thursday, March 21, at the Aula Magna of the Romanian Academy. As reported by the Romanian Patriarchate’s…

Source: Basilica.ro The tennis champion Novak Djokovic said he was ready to help preserve the Dormition chapel in Nice, Orthodoxie.com reports. Tennis player Novak Djokovic said he was ready to help the Orthodox Dormition Chapel in Nice (Serbian diocese), located in a building that could otherwise be sold. Novak Djokovic: “Before I am an athlete, I am an Orthodox Christian” The chapel houses frescoes by Bishop John-Nectarius (Evgraf Kovalevsky). Christian Estrosi, the mayor of Nice, said he was going to see with the Serbian champion how to preserve this place. Novak Djokovic recently went to the chapel with his son to pray.…

Source: Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate The Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, notes with sorrow and dismay new reports that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may convert the Hagia Sophia to a mosque. Hagia Sofia in Istanbul is known throughout the world as the Great Church of Christ. Built in the sixth century by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian, Hagia Sophia was for nearly a thousand years the seat of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the center of the Orthodox Faith, and the world’s most magnificent cathedral. Following the Muslim conquest of Constantinople in 1453, it was converted to…

Source: Orthodox Christianity Sydney, Australia, March 26, 2019 His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia (Patriarchate of Constantinople) passed away yesterday on the Great Feast of the Annunciation, following a long battle with cancer. He was 83 years old, reports the National Herald. He labored as the ruling hierarch of Australia for the Greek Church there for more than 40 years, having been unanimously elected and arriving in Sydney in April, 1975. Having learned of his passing during the Divine Liturgy yesterday, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople offered a memorial Trisagion for the repose of the soul of Abp. Stylianos following the service.…

Source: Orthodox Church in America March 26, 2019 — BROOKLINE, MA [OCF Communications] Orthodox Christian Fellowship [OCF] is now accepting resumes from interested candidates for the position of Executive Director.OCF is the official campus ministry of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America which strives to transform the lives of college students in the US and Canada by guiding them along the path to Jesus Christ through His Church and cultivating a campus community of worship, witness, service, fellowship, and education. Headquartered on the campus of Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA, and boasting a network of more…

Source: Orthodox Church in America BALTIMORE, MD [IOCC] With the season of Great Lent upon us, International Orthodox Christian Charities recently released a printed booklet of weekly reflections on the theme of service as a vocation. Designed for use by Orthodox Christians during the Great Fast, the booklet opens with a message on “the work of love” from His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicolae of the Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas, liaison bishop to IOCC from the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. Reflections follow for each Sunday of Lent, penned by IOCC staff members based in the…

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