• Sep2020

    + 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, PEACE AND MERCY FROM THE MAKER OF ALL CREATION OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST Dearest brother Hierarchs and...

  • After the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, the Turkish Government, unfortunately, proceeded with another infamous act, turning the Monastery of Chora into a mosque as well. The famous Monastery of Chora (Turkish: Kariye Camii or Kariye Müzesi), was a Greek Christian monastery in Constantinople from the 6th century,...

  • Aug2020

    The faithful of the Parish of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Jeonju, with the participation of the Metropolitan of Korea Fr. Ambrosios, assisted by Presbyter Fr. Hillarion Jeong, and Deacon Yohan Park celebrated the feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, according to the ecclesiastical order. On the day...

  • On Sunday, July 26, after the Divine Liturgy, the faithful from the parish of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Jeonju visited the site where the new Church and the Community Center are being erected. Everyone was excited by the progress of the work so far. During their visit, the...

  • Jul2020

    The members of the NCCK (The National Council of Churches), which represents millions of Christians in Korea, are deeply saddened to learn of the Turkish Government’s conversion of Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque, and in this statement we strongly protest this unexpected and sad event. This is...

  • The memory of St. Sophrony the Athonite was celebrated for the first time in Korea, after his canonization, with special emotion and spiritual joy. In the Great Vespers and in the Orthros of the feast we sang from the Holy Service (first draft), which was sent to us very kindly...

  • Jun2020

    Between June 23 – 25 2020, the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate was convened for its regular meeting of the current month at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy, Geneva. On the first day, the chairmen of the synodal committees were engaged in their...

  • Once again, a pleasant surprise awaited thοse in charge of the Publishing House Korean Orthodox Editions, of the Korean Orthodox Metropolis. The famous work of St. Sophronius Zakharov of Essex, on the life and writings of St. Silouan the Athonite, , which was recently published in Korean, was selected by the...

  • May2020

    On Easter Sunday, after the Vespers of Love, which was celebrated, with «the doors clesed», just like the rest of the Holy Services of Holy Week, our Clergy along with members of the Church Council of the Cathedral of St. Nicholas Seoul, organized in mall groups visited the houses of our...

  • Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, Christ is Risen! In the announcement of April 3, we noted that: “God willing, we hope that we will all be able to celebrate together in our Churches the great Feast of Easter on the night of May 26.” On this day, forty...