Difference between revisions of "Main Page"

From OrthodoxWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 39: Line 39:
<center><h3>+ Glory be to God for all things! +</h3>
<center><h3>+ Glory be to God for all things! +</h3>
|[[:bg:Начална_страница|ПРАВОСЛАВНА ЕНЦИКЛОПЕДИЯ "ДВЕРИ"]]<br>The Bulgarian-language OrthodoxWiki ([[OrthodoxWiki:News#June_10.2C_2006|More info]])
<p>[[ometa:Main Pgae|Meta.OrthodoxWiki]] - [[ocom:Main Page|OrthodoxWiki Commons]] - [[osource:Main Page|OrthodoxSource]]</p>
<p>'''[[ometa:Main Pgae|Meta.OrthodoxWiki]] - [[ocom:Main Page|OrthodoxWiki Commons]] - [[osource:Main Page|OrthodoxSource]]'''</p>
<p>See if anything is happening on our '''[irc://irc.freenode.net/OrthodoxWiki IRC Channel]'''</p>
<p>'''[irc://irc.freenode.net/OrthodoxWiki IRC Channel]''' - [[OrthodoxWiki:Link buttons|Link buttons]]</p>
<p>[[OrthodoxWiki:Link buttons|OrthodoxWiki Link buttons]]</p>
<p>[http://orthodoxsearch.org http://orthodoxwiki.org/skins/common/images/osearchbutton3.gif].</p></center>
<p>[http://orthodoxsearch.org http://orthodoxwiki.org/skins/common/images/osearchbutton3.gif].</p></center>

Revision as of 20:40, July 16, 2007

St. John of Damascus, patron saint of OrthodoxWiki
Welcome to OrthodoxWiki, a free-content encyclopedia and information center for Orthodox Christianity that anyone can edit. In this English version, started in November 2004, we are currently working on 4,912 articles. Please register or login to post or revise content.

The OrthodoxWiki editors have taken St. John of Damascus as their heavenly patron and intercessor as they seek to further the worship and knowledge of the All-Holy Trinity and the faith of the Orthodox Church by means of these pages.

Please take a moment to read about what OrthodoxWiki is and is not.

IN OTHER LANGUAGES: Arabic/العربية | Bulgarian/Български | Romanian/Română | Russian/Русский | Serbian/Српски/Srpski
Interested in starting an OrthodoxWiki in your language? See: OrthodoxWiki:Localization.

Today's feasts

May 20:

Saint Lydia of Thyatira
Saint Daumantas of Pskov

Saint Lydia of Thyatira (Lydia of Philippi), Equal-to-the-Apostles (mentioned in Acts 16:14-15), (1st c.); Martyrs Thalelaeus the Unmercenary (Thallelaios), at Anazarbus in Cilicia, and his companions martyrs Alexander and Asterius (284); Martyr Asclas of the Thebaid, Egypt (287); Sts. Zabulon and Susanna, of Cappadocia and Jerusalem (parents of St. Nina (Nino), enlightener of Georgia), (4th c.); Saint Mark the Hermit (Marcus Eremita) (5th c.); Saint Dodo, disciple of Saint David of Georgia (David Gareja monastery complex) (609) (see also May 17); Holy Martyrs of Mamilla, Jerusalem (614); Saint Thalassius the Myrrh-gusher, of Libya (648); Saints John, Joseph and Nicetas, monks of Nea Moni on Chios (ca.1050); Saint Plautilla the Roman, martyr, (67); Hieromartyr Baudelius, missionary in France and northern Spain, martyred in Nîmes (2nd or 3rd c.); Virgin-martyr Basilla (304); Saint Hilary (Hilarius, Hilaire), Bishop of Toulouse in France (360); Saint Anastasius, Bishop of Brescia in Lombardy, in Italy (610); Saint Austregisilus (Aoustrille, Outrille), Bishop of Bourges and Confessor (624); Saint Theodore of Pavia, Bishop of Pavia (778); Saint Ethelbert (Albert, Albright), King of East Anglia in England, martyr (794) (see also May 29); Saint Daumantas of Pskov (Timothy, Dovmont-Timothy), prince of Pskov (1299)]; Saint Stephen, Abbot of Piperi in Serbia (1697); New Martyrs of Moscow (1922): Hieromartyr Macarius - priest-monk, Hieromartyrs Alexander (Zaozersky) and Basil (Sokolov) - Protopresbyters, Hieromartyr Christopher (Nadezhdin) - priest, Martyr Sergius (Tikhomirov); Venerable New Martyr Olympiada (Verbetska), Igumenia of Kozelschansk women's monastery of the Nativity of the Mother of God (1938); Other Commemorations: Translation of the holy relics (1087) of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker (343); Uncovering of the relics (1431) of Saint Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow, Wonderworker of All Russia (1378); Repose of Schema-monk Cyriacus of Valaam (1798).

Featured article


The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America, founded in 2010, consists of all the active Orthodox bishops of North and Central America, representing multiple jurisdictions. It is the successor to SCOBA, and it is not, properly speaking, a synod. The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America is one of several such bodies around the world which operate in the so-called "diaspora."

Recently featured: Raphael Morgan, Holy Week, Georges Florovsky, Theodoros II (Choreftakis) of Alexandria, Paschal Homily, Pachomius the Great. View all featured articles.

Starting points

Browse these categories and selected articles:

Saints: American Saints, Apostolic Fathers, Biblical Saints, British Saints, Bulgarian Saints, Carpatho-Russian Saints, Church Fathers, Desert Fathers, Egyptian Saints, French Saints, Greek Saints, Georgian Saints, German Saints, Lithuanian Saints, Martyrs, Romanian Saints, Russian Saints, Scandinavian Saints, Serbian Saints, Syrian Saints

People: Bishops, Clergy, Heretics, Hymnographers, Missionaries, Modern Writers, Monastics, Rulers

Liturgics and Theology: Asceticism, Arts, Church Calendar, Feasts, Hymnography, Church Music, Sacraments, Oriental Orthodox, Orthodox Church, Scripture, Sermons and Treatises, Vestments, Western Rite

Church History and Places: Canon Law, Churches, Councils, Creeds, Heresies, Judaism, Jurisdictions, Monasteries, Seminaries, Texts, Timeline of Church History

Images: By license, By source, By jurisdiction; Icons, Pilgrimage Sites, Monastery Images, Images of Hierarchs, Oriental Orthodox Images, Uncategorized

Other: Bibliography, Church Life, Contributed Articles, Current Events, Ethics, Featured Articles, Inter-Christian, Links, Marketplace, Non-Orthodox, Organizations, Quotes, Stewardship

Or, if you're feeling adventurous, you can have a look at a random page, browse through our newest articles, or visit other wikis.

+ Glory be to God for all things! +

Meta.OrthodoxWiki - OrthodoxWiki Commons - OrthodoxSource

IRC Channel - Link buttons