Epistles

Saint Partenius as a Model for the Wise

Sermon by His Eminence Metropolitan Timotheus of Debar and Kichevo, delivered during the Divine Liturgy in commemoration of Saint Partenius of Lampsacus, February 7/20, 2024, Anno Domini In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit! Dear brothers and sisters, The question often arises: what does it mean to be wise or…

Gratitude to You, Bishop, for Revealing Christ to Us!

In a fitting address by Mr. Filip Tintoski to His Grace Bishop of Antania, Mr. Partenij, on behalf of the “Metropolitan Kozma of Preshchitsa” choir, at the Christmas and New Year’s musical in the “Kocho Racin” Cultural Center in Kichevo, on January 1/14, in the year of our Savior 2024 His Grace, Holy Bishop, our…

Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas (2023)

+ B A R T H O L O M E W   By God’s Mercy, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch to All the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Mercy, and Peace from the Saviour Christ Born in Bethlehem   ***   Most honorable brother hierarchs, Beloved children in the Lord,   With…

Bartholomew: We proclaim in every direction that Constantinople is the genuine, the only Mother Church

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a message in every direction on the occasion of the feast of Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra, on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. The Ecumenical Patriarch presided over the Divine Liturgy in the basilica of St. Nicholas, where the tomb of the Saint was located, in Myra (Demre), Lycia. The Ecumenical Patriarch…

If it were not for the Most Holy, we would not have had the Church, nor the Saints, nor the salvation

A word by the Very Reverend Archimandrite Fr. Antipas, Elder of the St. Anna skete in Karyes, Mount Athos, for the feast of the Introduction of the Most Holy Theotokos to the Temple, delivered at the end of last night’s vigil at the monastery of the Most Pure Theotokos in Kichevo, on December 4, 2023…

Patriarchal Message for the Beginning of the Ecclesiastical Year and the Solemn Day of Prayers for Natural Environment (September 1, 2023)

† 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 children…