2018CuprinsNR. 3 / 2018 (SEPTEMBRIE-DECEMBRIE)

CUPRINS NR. 3/2018 


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2018 – Commemorative Year of the 1918 Great Union Founders

The address delivered by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, opening the autumn session of the Pastoral-missionary Conference – Bucharest, the Palace of the Patriarchate, 6 November 2018      7

Pastoral letters

Pastoral letter of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church for the first Sunday in the Lord’s Nativity fast…………………………………… 15

Angels and shepherds announce the joy of the Lord’s Nativity

Pastoral letter of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel for the feast of Lord’s Nativity……………………………………………………………………………… 27

Events

Consecration of the bells of the National Cathedral (3 September) – Archdeacon  Ștefan Sfarghie……………………… 37

Education – light for life and joy for the Centennial

Address of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, for the beginning of the new school year 2018-2019…………… 42

The 11th National Congress of the education campaign „Christ Shared to the Children” (17-19 September)  – Archdeacon  Ștefan Sfarghie………………… 44

The consecration of a princely foundation – the church of Măxineni Monastery, Brăila county (25 September) – Alexandru Briciu…………………………… 48

The 11th anniversary of the enthronement of His Beatitude Daniel as Patriarch of Romania (30 September)- Archdeacon  Ştefan Sfarghie, Pr. Sorin-Vasile Tancău   56

The feast of Blessed Paraskevi, the patron saint and protectress of Moldavia, celebrated in the year of the Union’s Centennial (14 October)

Tudorel Rusu, Bogdan-Gabriel Rădășanu…………………. 65

The pilgrimage for the feast of Blessed Demetrios the New, the Patron Saint and Protector of Bucharest (25-29 October) – Ioan Bușagă, Alexandru Briciu……………     83

Events dedicated to the Consecration of the Altar of the National Cathedral (23-25 November) – Marinel Laurențiu Marcu………………. 124

The National Cathedral – a practical liturgical necessity and a token of reverence for Romanian heroes

† Daniel, Patriarch of Romania………………………………. 169

The priests and deacons who participated in the religious services officiated for the consecration of the National Cathedral (24 November – 1 December 2018) 177

The situation of pilgrims who attended the consecration services of the National Cathedral…………………….. 189

The Parliament holds solemn session dedicated to the Great Union Centennial (28 November) – Alexandru Briciu………………….. 316

The first celebration of the Holy Apostle Andrew, Protector of Romania, at the National Cathedral (30 November) – Archdeacon  Ștefan Sfarghie………….. 319

Centennial celebrations in the city of the Great Union (1 December)  – Ștefan Mărculeț…………….. 339

Saint Nicholas – a teacher of inconspicuous almsgiving

The address delivered by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel for the tenth edition of the  cultural-artistic event „Saint Nicholas in the midst of children”, organized by the Education and Youth Activities Department of the Archdiocese of Bucharest, in Aula Magna „Patriarch Teoctist” – the Palace of the Patriarchate, 5 December 2018…………………… 353

„The Holy Trinity” Cathedral in Arad – joyful celebration of the Great Union Centennial

The address of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel on the consecration of the painting of archdiocesan cathedral „The Holy Trinity” – Arad (9 December)………        358

The consecration of the new church of „Sfânta Maria [The Holy Virgin Mary]” Monastery -Techirghiol (9 December) – Alexandru Briciu…………………………. 362

The message of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel addressed to Bucharest medical personalities attending the event „100 years of Modern Medicine in the Capital of United Romania”, organized by the Romanian Patriarchate with the support of Bucharest City Hall through the Administration of Monuments and Touristic Patrimony – the Palace of the Patriarchate (13 December 2018) 368

Celebrating the nameday of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (17 December) – Alexandru Briciu, Marinel Laurențiu Marcu……………. 370

The consecration of the administrative headquarters of the Archdiocese of Bucharest (21 December) – Archdeacon  Ştefan Sfarghie…………. 386

The work agenda of the Patriarch of Romania

The work agenda of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (1 September – 31 December 2018)………….. 395

Studies 

The self-sacrifice of the authors of Romania’s Union – grounds for preserving the unity of faith and nation in today’s world – Arhimandrite Assoc. Prof. dr. Vasile Miron…………………… 427

The so-called „Kathismata prayers” (a brief historical-liturgical presentation) – Deacon  lecturer dr. Nicolae Preda…………………………. 444

Romanian orthodox Diaspora

Romanian Folk Traditions Festival and the Patronal Feast of Blessed Paraskevi church, celebrated at Gyula (13-14 October)

The press office of the Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Gyula    471

The Royal family visited the Romanian parish in Zagreb (7 November) – Alexandru Briciu………………………. 477

Orthodoxy in dialogue

The fifth edition of the International Meeting of Orthodox Youth (ITO) (6-9 September) – Ștefan Mărculeț………………………………………………… 483

Visit paid by His Eminence Naum, Metropolitan of Ruse, to the Romanian Patriarchate (11 September) – Pr. Vasile-Sorin Tancău, Alexandru Briciu……………… 500

Presentation visit to the Romanian Patriarchate of Her Excellency Ms Isabel Rauscher, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Austria to Romania (21 September)

The press office  of the Romanian Patriarchate…………. 505

Meeting of the Consultative Council of Religious Denominations in Romania (2 October) – Alexandru Briciu, Iulian Dumitraşcu…………………….. 507

Visit to the Romanian Patriarchate of Her Excellency Ms Tamar Samash, ambassador of Israel to Romania (4 December) – The press office  of the Romanian Patriarchate…………. 512

Restitutions

The Church’s contribution to the Great Union of 1 December 1918 – Pr. Mircea Păcurariu…………………………………………… 517