The Nativity of Christ Celebrated at the Main Cathedral of the Slavic Vicariate

January 10, 2021

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh…” (1 Tim. 3:16).  These are the words of Apostle Paul who emphasized the significance of the Nativity of Christ when he was instructing Timothy.  The Nativity is one of the greatest holidays of the Orthodox Church.  In the Slavic tradition it is celebrated on January 7 (December 25 on the Julian Calendar).

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Рождественское послание Патриарха Варфоломея

Patriarchal Encyclical: Feast of Christmas

January 7, 2021

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ΕΛΕῼ ΘΕΟΥ ΑΡΧΙΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΟΣ ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥΠΟΛΕΩΣ,

ΝΕΑΣ ΡΩΜΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΟΙΚΟΥΜΕΝΙΚΟΣ ΠΑΤΡΙΑΡΧΗΣ

ΠΑΝΤΙ Τῼ ΠΛΗΡΩΜΑΤΙ ΤΗΣ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ

ΧΑΡΙΝ, ΕΛΕΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΡΗΝΗΝ 

ΠΑΡΑ ΤΟΥ ΕΝ ΒΗΘΛΕΕΜ ΓΕΝΝΗΘΕΝΤΟΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ

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Историческое событие: архиепископ Елпидофор освятил центральный купол Майамского собора святой Матроны Московской

Historic Event: Archbishop Elpidophoros Consecrates the Central Dome of the St. Matrona of Moscow Cathedral in Miami.

November 26, 2020

On November 22/9 the Orthodox Church celebrates the feastday of Saint Matrona of Moscow.  This first and the only parish dedicated the saint in America was opened nine years ago in Miami.  In 2015, the Community of St. Matrona moved into a new and spacious cathedral in Dania Beach.  It is one of the largest on the southeastern coast.  The Cathedral of Saint Matrona of Moscow is also the Seat of the Slavic Orthodox Vicariate in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

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