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Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese: Pascal Encyclical 2017

Resurrection in the Orthodox ecclesiastical understanding is the removal of sins complete atonement, complete righteousness and complete sanctification. Someone must become the sacrifice of righteousness. Who can be but the Son of God? At each and every Divine Liturgy, we partake of Christ’s broken body and shed blood. Thus, Christ is the New Sin Offering – the spotless Sacrificial Bull ... Read More »

ROCOR: Pascal Encyclical 2017

Beloved Archpastors, Honorable Fathers, Dear in the Lord Brothers and Sisters: With a heart filled with the endearing sensation of Paschal joy, I congratulate the hierarchs, clergymen, monastics, parishioners and worshipers of our churches, scattered throughout the whole world, on the joyful celebration of the glorious Resurrection of Christ, and I greet you with the angelic good news: CHRIST IS ... Read More »

His Grace Bishop George of Canberra Celebrates Palm Sunday at Strathfield

On 8th and 9th April, the feast day of The Lord’s Entrance into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday), His Grace Bishop George led the divine services at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Co-celebrating with His Grace were the Cathedral dean Archpriest George Lapardin, Archpriest Nikolai, cleric of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Priest Adrian Augustus, rector St Michael’s Church, Blacktown, protodeacons, Alexander Kotlaroff, Martin Naef ... Read More »

St Nikolai of Ochrid and Zhica Celebrated in Wacol

On Sunday, 19th March 2017, the parish Serbian school, Folklore Ensemble “Kosovski Božuri”, and Serbian Orthodox Youth Association (SOYA) celebrated their Slava St. Nikolai Velimirović, bishop of Ochrid and Zhicha. The Feast Day was enriched by the amount of youth of all ages who together with father Velibor and father Staniša cut the Slava bread. During the distribution of nafora, ... Read More »

Serbian Orthodox priest finds cultural harmony in Australia

By Justin Huntsdale 16 March 2017, ABC Illawarra Serbian Orthodox priest Father Branko Bosancic is embracing life in Australia and says the cultural differences of his homeland are put aside in his community. Father Bosancic was born in Bosnia, educated in Serbia, and now lives across the road from a Croatian family and next door to some Fyromians (Slav-Macedonians). It ... Read More »

ROCOR Epistle: On the 100th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and the Beginning of the Godless Persecutions

NEW YORK: March 10, 2017 Epistle of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia on the 100th Anniversary of the Tragic Revolution in Russia and Beginning of the Godless Persecutions From the Editors: As reported today from the Chancery of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, His Eminence Metropolitan ... Read More »