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2016 – Memories (video)

Blessed moments from the missionary and philanthropic work of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia during 2016.

Blessed the New Year 2015

On January 1st we commemorate the Circumcision of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ; and, Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea.

Blessed the New Year 2014

In essence being God, most-compassionate Master, You assumed human nature without transmutation. Fulfilling the Law, of Your own will You accepted circumcision in the flesh, to bring an end to the shadow, and to remove the passions that cover us. Glory to Your benevolence, O Lord; glory to Your compassion; glory to Your inexpressible condescension, O Word.

A Spiritual Advice for the Beginning of the New Year

“Have you not heard Paul saying, “You keep days and months and seasons and years; I fear lest I have laboured in vain for you”? Otherwise it is of the most extreme folly that from one day, if it be fortunate, to expect this from the whole year; but it is not of folly alone, rather this is the judgment of diabolical activity, not to entrust the things of our life to our own haste and eagerness, but to cycles of the days.

The Blessing of Saint Basil’s Pie in Hong Kong

On Tuesday, January 1st, Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, after the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, presided over the Doxology for the beginning of the New Year and blessed the traditional Saint Basil’s Pie.  

January 1st: Blessed the New Year 2013

 On January 1st we commemorate the Circumcision of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ; and, Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea.   Apolytikion of the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ (Mode 1)   In essence being God, most-compassionate Master, You assumed human nature without transmutation. Fulfilling the Law, of Your own […]

New Year 2011

Happy New Year! Wishes from the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.