The Mystagogy Resource Center is currently in a fundraising campaign to continue and expand its service. Your financial support is very much appreciated. Read more about it here. Whatever contribution you make, will be matched by an anonymous supporter, thus doubling your gift.

In an effort to reach our financial goal of $10,000 we will be absent from posting and working behind the scenes until the goal is met.

Currently, as of Thursday 26 May 2016 at 9:00am est., we are at 53% of our goal.

I hope you will help us reach our goal quickly. If everyone that visited this site today contributed just a few dollars, the goal would be reached in a matter of hours. Thank you!

Monday, May 24, 2010

Patriarchs of Constantinople and Russia Celebrate Slavic Letters Day

Today Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, and together with Patriarch Kirill and Mayor Yuri Louzkof of Moscow walked to St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square followed by approximatley 40,000 youth and young adults. This marks the beginning of the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture, which is celebrated on the Feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodios.

At the opening ceremony Patriarch Bartholomew gave the following speech stressing the value of culture and literature and its relationship to the mission of Sts. Cyril and Methodios.

The speech can be read here in Greek. See more here.

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