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Alexandru Baltagă (born April 14, 1861, Lozova, Lăpuşna County, Bessarabia (when Russian Empire) – d. August 7, 1941, Kazan, USSR) was a Bessarabian Romanian Orthodox priest, a founder of the Bessarabian religious press in the Romanian language, a member of Sfatul Ţării (1917–1918), a Soviet political prisoner, and, according to the Orthodox Church, a martyr More…
11:56, Friday, 19 September, 2014 | Continuarea
The name of Saint Stephan the Great was included into the Sinaxarion of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church
This decision was made by the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Journal No. 49). The commemoration day of St. Stephan is set on 2/15 July (new style/old style). Saint Stephan III the Great, Prince of medieval Moldova, was glorified by the Romanian Orthodox Church in 1992. Currently, Orthodox Christians from certain regions of the Ukrainian Orthodox More…
3:14, Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Saint Metropolitan Varlaam of Moldova served in the highest ecclesiastical position of the Principate of Moldova in the period between 1632-1653 and is recognized, because of his written works, as one of the founders of the modern Romanian language. He was born in 1590 as Vasile Moţoc, in family of free men from the Village More…
3:04, Friday, 12 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Saint Alexander of Svir was born on July 15, 1448, on the feastday of the Prophet Amos, and was named for him in Baptism. St Alexander was a beacon of monasticism in the deep forests of the Russian North, living in asceticism, and he was granted the extraordinary gifts of the Holy Spirit. His parents, More…
2:54, Friday, 12 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Saint Epictetus, priest, and Saint Astion, (improperly said) monk, originals from Asia Minor, were martyrs for Christ in the 3rd century in Scytia Minor (the today Romanian region Dobrogea, situated between Danube and the Black Sea). They were originary from Little Asia. Information about their lives is known only from a copy of a 15th More…
2:16, Thursday, 11 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Monastery of nuns Patron Feast: Holy Myrrh-bearers Martha and Maria Nun superior: nun Martha (Cuşnir) Location: approx. 75 km south-east off Chisinau Address: MD-4319, Village Hagimus, Causeni raion Phone: +373 243 42 327 Mobile: + 373 698 01 245 The Monastery of Hagimus, dedicated to Holy Myrrh-bearing women Martha and Maria, sisters of righteous More…
1:42, Thursday, 11 September, 2014 | Continuarea
The Beheading of the Prophet, Forerunner of the Lord, John the Baptist: The Evangelists Matthew (Mt.14:1-12) and Mark (Mark 6:14-29) provide accounts about the martyric end of John the Baptist in the year 32 after the Birth of Christ. Following the Baptism of the Lord, St John the Baptist was locked up in prison by More…
12:22, Thursday, 11 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Chisinau, 5th September 2014 The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova condemned gay prides and the “Equality law”, adopted by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova in May 2012, informs Interfax Religion. “With the infamous complicity of the Government, active promoters of homosexuality are strengthening their positions and are implementing broad media campaigns for the promotion More…
3:08, Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 | Continuarea
‘I know that though they despised me during my life, yet after my death they will see that my teachings are not to be cast aside so lightly’. St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, known as ‘the Wonderworker of Britain’, was a seventh-century English hermit and bishop and St. Seraphim of Sarov, preacher More…
3:37, Friday, 5 September, 2014 | Continuarea
However, the voice of the Church today sounds like “one crying out in the wilderness” (John 1:23). Some may even ask, “Why does the Church keep silent, why do we not hear it?” The Church is not silent! But unfortunately, the Church’s voice is being drowned out among the cacophony of other voices calling not More…
1:12, Thursday, 4 September, 2014 | Continuarea
His Eminence Metropolitan Vladimir participated in the inauguration of the monument of Holy Prince Stephan the Great in Criuleni
After the Divine Liturgy on the 12th Sunday after Pentecost, His Eminence Metropolitan Vladimir traveled to Criuleni, to participate in the ceremony of inauguration of the monument of Moldovan Prince Saint Stephan the Great. The ceremony commemorated 510 years after the repose of Saint Stephan the Great. Present at this prominent event were President of More…
10:11, Tuesday, 2 September, 2014 | Continuarea
When we hear Christ mentioning these Commandments — where are we? Who of us can say that he was faithful to every word of this short list that indicate that without which we cannot live? Where do we stand? Now behold, one came and said to Him, “Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do More…
4:16, Monday, 1 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Former existential atheist and Australian rock star Themi Adams (Adamopoulos) today is a Greek Orthodox priest, spearheading the Orthodox Church’s apostolic mission in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone in Africa. Although Father Themi could flee the country to avoid a possible infection by the virus, like other NGO employees already did, the Greek-Australian decided to stay… How More…
1:12, Monday, 1 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Minister of Education Maia Sandu cancelled earlier ministerial disposition that recommended the exclusion of “religious rituals” at the beginning of school year. An earlier ministerial decision signed on 26th August was replaced with a new one, aiming at the exclusion of any form of reference to the presence of religious elements on the Knowledge Day. In the More…
10:06, Monday, 1 September, 2014 | Continuarea
Comment of the day
Pr. Constantin Cojocaru:Be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.. (John 16, 33)
Bishop Ioan Moșneguțu:Thoughts on the Resurrection of the Lord
Pr. Mihail Bortă:Can daily navigation on Orthodox spirituality websites be an alternative to the traditional Church service attendance?
Pr. Octavian Mosin:Uniting with the Church we unite with the Creator…
Bishop Ioan Moșneguțu:From sin to holiness: thoughts on the Fifth Sunday of Great Leant
Pr. Alexandru Iamandi:Knowing the day of one’s death
Pr. Iulian Rață:Orthodoxy is in our hearts!
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