2 years ago

“I plan to invite Russian Orthodox missionaries to come to the Philippines so that we can find a place where we can build an Orthodox Church. It was built in Manila many years ago by the Russians, in 1922.” – President R. Duterte, October, 3, 2019.

Filipino monk was ordained

On August 29, 2021, in the 10th week after Pentecost, the feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, Metropolitan Pavel of Khanty-Mansi and Surgut celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Resurrection Cathedral of Khanty-Mansiysk. His Eminence was co-served by the clergy of the cathedral. At a special litany, […]

Monastic tonsure

On August 27, 2021, in the Dimitrievsky Monastery of Khanty-Mansiysk, Metropolitan Pavel of Khanty-Mansi and Surgut performed the monastic tonsure of a seminarian from the Philippines, Leo Gondayao, with the naming of his name John, in honor of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco. The monastic tonsure took place […]