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Blessing of the waters for the official inauguration of St Irenaeus Institute at the Radboud University in Nijmegem

Last Friday, September 10, 2022, St Irenaeus Institute was officially inaugurated at its new home, Radboud University in Nijmegen. His Eminence Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium and Exarch of The Netherlands and Luxembourg, co-chairman of the Orthodox representative body, performed a small blessing of the waters. The other co-chairman, Archbishop Polycarpus (Syrian Church), pronounced a prayer

Invitation Feast Monastery

You are cordially invited to celebrate with us, in our Monastery, the feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God. The Divine Liturgy is presided over by His Eminence Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium, Exarch of the Netherlands and Luxembourg, surrounded by priests and deacons. Saturday September 10th, 2022 Matins: 9am Divine Liturgy: 10am You

Patriarchal Message for the Ecclesiastical New Year (2022)

Prot. No. 407 † B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Peace and Mercy from the Maker of All Creation Our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ   Most reverend brother Hierarchs and beloved

Message from the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue regarding the death of Metropolitan Kallistos Ware

Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia passed away today, August 24th, 2022. He was the Co-Chair of the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) from 2009 until 2016. He was appointed to this position by His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch, and served the Commission with outstanding theological wisdom and with great joy and humour. Metropolitan

Patriarchal Message for the Ecclesiastical New Year

Prot. No. 539 † B A R T H O L O M E W BY GOD’S MERCY ARCHBISHOP OF CONSTANTINOPLE-NEW ROME AND ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO THE PLENITUDE OF THE CHURCH GRACE, PEACE AND MERCY FROM THE MAKER OF ALL CREATION OUR LORD GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST Esteemed brethren and beloved children in the

PATRIARCHAL ENCYCLICAL FOR HOLY PASCHA

PATRIARCHAL ENCYCLICAL FOR HOLY PASCHA Prot. No. 270 † B A R T H O L O M E W BY GOD’S MERCY ARCHBISHOP OF CONSTANTINOPLE-NEW ROME AND ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO THE PLENITUDE OF THE CHURCH: MAY THE GRACE, PEACE AND MERCY OF CHRIST RISEN IN GLORY BE WITH YOU ALL * * * Having