• Jul2020

    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...

  • Construction of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos Church in Jeonju and the adjoining Spiritual Center began on April 6, 2020, and is continuing at a rapid pace. We ask the Lord, through the intersessions of the Holy Theotokos, to help complete the work in the best way possible, so...

  • On Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the cemetery of the Orthodox Metropolis of Korea, the Funeral Service of the late Seraphim Seon Ryul Kim was held, during which His Eminence Metropolitan of Pisidia Soterios delivered the following speech: My brothers, it is with special emotion and pain of soul that today...

  • Apr2020

    On Friday, April 10, 2020, the Foundation Stone for the construction of the Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Jeonju was laid by Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea, assisted by the priests Rev. Fr. Hilarion Jeong and Rev. Fr. Antonios Lim, as well as Deacon Yohan Park. Due to the...

  • 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...

  • EASTER MESSAGE 2020

    April 11, 2020

    My dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, The most joyful message that has ever been heard in the world is that Christ has set us free from the bondage of sin, which can lead to eternal death. With the Resurrection of Christ, as Paul the Apostle proclaims: “Death is swallowed...