On July 18, 2023, the day of the feast of the finding of the venerable relics of St. Sergius, Abbot of Radonezh (1422), His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the Cathedral Square of the Holy Trinity Sergius Lavra. The solemn divine service was performed in front of the venerated icon of St. Sergius of Radonezh. For the celebration of the All—night vigil and the Divine Liturgy, a platform was erected on Cathedral Square, and a throne under the shade in front of the Assumption Cathedral of the Lavra. His Holiness was co-served by the Council of hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church. Among the archpastors was Metropolitan Pavel of Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut. His Holiness was co-served at the Liturgy by: Metropolitan Juvenal (Poyarkov); Metropolitan Vikenty of Tashkent and Uzbekistan, Head of the Central Asian Metropolitan District; Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga; Metropolitan Dionysius of the Resurrection, managing the affairs of the Moscow Patriarchate, First Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia in Moscow; Bishop Thomas of Sergiev Posad and Dmitrov, Vicar Lavra; Bishop Kirill of Zvenigorod, Rector of the Moscow Theological Academy; Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On September 17, the 15th Sunday after Pentecost, the secretary of the Philippine-Vietnamese Diocese, Hieromonk Korniliy (Molev), celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the parish in honor of the Iveron Icon of the Mother of God in Manila, in the concelebration of the cleric of the Iveron parish, Priest Agustin Ponferrada. […]
On September 9, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in Nha Trang. It is always nice to see both regular and new worshippers. The Russian Orthodox Church in Vietnam now has four parishes (in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang and Vung Tau), but so far only one priest. Since […]
September 9 in Lawigue (Tayabas) the Divine Liturgy was celebrated. The service was conducted by Priest Augustine Ponferrada. After the service, the volunteers of the diocesan Department for Charity and Social Service and the FMI Foundation organized a charity lunch and distribution of humanitarian aid.
On September 3, parishioners of the Dormition parish in the village of Banate, Mindanao, gathered in the temple for joint prayer. Most recently, the parish celebrated the patronal feast – this is noticeable by the carefully decorated church. After the Typica, the faithful held a meeting to evaluate the results […]
On September 5, a prayer service for the beginning of the new school year was held in the church in honor of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in Vung Tau. We also prayed for those students who live in other cities of Vietnam. God bless you, dear […]
On September 1, 2023, at the parish of Christ the Savior in Tagaytay, a quarterly meeting of the Department for Charity and Social Service of the Philippine-Vietnamese Diocese was held. The meeting was attended by: the rector of the church, Priest David Grubbs, employees and volunteers of the Department for […]
Parish in honor of the Dormition of the Most Holy Virgin Mary in the village Banate celebrated the patronal feast. There is no permanent priest in the parish. Despite this, believers celebrate Typica every Sunday and pray in the temple. The festive divine services were performed by the secretary of […]
It is already traditional, when Orthodox Vietnamese are present at the divine service, the Gospel, the Symbol of Faith and the Prayer “Our Father..” are also read in Vietnamese.
Sunday, August 27 is the Forefeast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos. The All-night Vigil at the parish of the Iveron icon of the Mother of God in Manila.
The Philippine-Vietnamese Diocese has purchased sets with school supplies for children in the city of Tayabas. By the beginning of the new school year, employees of the Department of Charity and Social Service of the Philippine-Vietnamese Diocese, together with volunteers of the FMI Family Foundation, purchased and distributed the sets […]