The community of the Greek Orthodox
Church of Our Saviour in Rye, NY recently completed its sacred mission of installing iconography in an effort to enhance the spirituality of the congregation.
the latest of which was setting fire to the Greek Orthodox
Church monastery of
Members of the Orthodox community went to the Greek Orthodox
Patriarchate in ystanbul's Balat neighborhood for the rite led by Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to commemorate the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ with a ceremony.
There's no midnight mass and no singing in the Greek Orthodox
church - which features painted canvases, a dramatic domed ceiling and glistening gold icons - where the arrival of December 25 is celebrated with a chanted Christmas Day liturgy.
A special service was held to mark the church, community hall and school's 50th year which was presided over by The Greek Orthodox
Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, Gregorios, and followed by a lunch in the church hall provided by Michelin star chef Andreas Antona.
Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox
School of Theology s mission is the formation and the education of the person within the life of an Orthodox Christian community.
BEIRUT: Greek Orthodox
Patriarch John X Yazigi called Friday for dealing "calmly" with the issue of the two kidnapped bishops in Aleppo "so that our efforts will achieve the results desired by everyone.
Heading a mass congregation in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, Archbishop Hanna prayed God to preserve Syria's people, army and leadership, and called for the release of Greek Orthodox
Metropolitan of Aleppo and Iskenderun, Bishop Paul Yazigi, and the Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, Bishop John Ibrahim who have been kidnapped by a terrorist group in the countryside of Aleppo.
The mass was headed by Patriarch of Antioch and all the East for Greek Orthodox
, Yohana X Yazigi.
Beirut :The Greek Orthodox
patriarch of Syria, Ignatius IV Hazim, died on Wednesday in neighbouring Lebanon at the age of 92 after a stroke, an announcement from the patriarchate said.
AFP) --JERUSALEM -- A dispute with an Israeli water company over unpaid bills has led to a Greek Orthodox
threat to close Christianity's holiest site, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Tekin Kucukali, the head of the Turkish Red Crescent, said pain had no language, religion or sect while handing over the assistance to the Greek Orthodox
community in Istanbul.