6 July 2014

The 15th issue of ASCOR magazine " The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord" has come out.

The 15th issue  of ASCOR magazine
The Publishing House of The Romanian Tradition Foundation launched in March 2014 ASCOR magazine  "The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord".
The magazine hosts a large variety of articles that approach current topics from a cultural and historical perspective, as well as a  presentation of daily events in the lives of the young people  members of ASCOR, impressions  from the camps organised at monasteries and at the Children's Shelter Home at Valea Plopului.
The magazine  was distributed as donnation to the students that attended the National Debates of ASCOR. However, it can be purchased by order at the Publishing House of the Foundation.
The magazine has 35 pages, is fully illustrated and exceptionally designed , and can be purchased for only 25 lei. The funds obtained will be used to support the activities of the members ASCOR.

6 July 2014

"The Wedding- Communion unto Spiritual Accomplishment" at second edition

Further to the high demand from the readers, The Romanian Tradition Foundation published the second edition of the book "The Wedding-Communion unto Spiritual Accomplishment " written by Pr.Vasile Gavrila.The first edition of the book, published under the blessings of I.P.S Iosif, came out at the festival  " For the Beauty's sake" in collaboration with St. Ioan Publishing House within the Romanian Orthodox Mitropoly for Western and Eastern Europe in 2011. Purchase price 8 lei.

6 February 2014

The Celebration Day of The Three Hierarchs School

The Celebration Day of The Three Hierarchs School
On Thursday,January 31,2014,in the Magna Aula of the Romanian Patriarchy,the festivity for the celebration day of the Three Hierarchs School took place.,The celebration was dedicated to the patron saints of the school.
The event was organized by The Three Hierarchs School in cooperation with "The Romanian Tradition "Foundation.
The festivity started with an opening speech made by professor Claudia Nicolita Lia,headmistress of the School, followed by the speech of Priest Ph.D. Vasile Gavrila.president of the Managing Council Of the Romanian Tradition Foundation.
Then, the school choir performed a short moment of religious songs,followed by a a short play acted by the pupils of the school entitled "An unusual lesson" about the Saints Three Hierarchs.
At the end of the festivity,the Blessed Priest Daniel, the Patriarch of Romania addressed a blessing word to the holy feast,congratulating the leadership,the teachers,the pupils and the members of the Romanian Tradition Foundation for their commitment to the Christian educational work an mission.
The pupils of our school exhibited their artistic works in Europa Cristiana Hall under the title "Under The Protection of the Three Hierarchs"

8 July 2013

The Exhibition of the Three Hierarchs School

The Exhibition of the Three Hierarchs School On Sunday the 7th of July 2013, an exhibition was organized by the Romanian Tradition Foundation along with the School Three Hierarchs at A.S.C.O.R.'s premises. The exhibition was an event included in a larger project entitled "Along the Path of Childhood" initiated and implemented by the Romanian Tradition Foundation with the support of the Petrom OMV Company.

5 July 2013

The Flower Exhibition

The Flower Exhibition

The Flower Exhibition

On Sunday the 28th of April 2013, while we were celebrating our Lord's entrance into Jerusalem, a Flower Exhibition was organized by the Romanian Tradition Foundation along with the Three Hierarchs School at Saint Nicholas Church - the University Chapel. The exhibition was an event included in a larger project entitled "Along the Path of Childhood" initiated and implemented by the Romanian Tradition Foundation with the support of the Petrom OMV Company.

The children exhibited some of their artwork created during the time spent at the camp organized in Baban's Lake Village, Gura Calitei, Vrancea County. Among the exhibits there were also artworks created by the pupils in the primary classes during their drawing and handcrafts workshops, as well as icons on the theme "The First Stroll Along the Path of Childhood".


5 July 2013

The First Camp

Our first camp took place at the end of the week called "different week" was, for all of us, firstly, a good opportunity to rediscover the greatness of nature coming to life again when the landscape seems to become richer in all shades of fresh green, of the willows' yellow or the purple of wild violets.

All the local people in Baban's Lake Village welcomed us warmly, treating us with apple-pie and nut cakes just taken out of the oven - of course, all cooked for the fasting period.

Then, we made for the bedrooms wondering what other surprises were expecting us in the evening and who had been looking after all the details so that everything was so nice, impressive and pleasant for us.

Our teacher of Religion himself!

Once arranged in our rooms, we tasted the delicious dishes cooked with so much love by our hosts and afterwards we left for a stroll in the neighborhood.

The children's joy and their long-awaited encounter with nature, animals, birds' songs, and the scent of spring deeply impressed the villagers who seemed to be reconsidering "the forgotten treasure" of their households.

Then, we stopped on a green, cozy glade - just perfect for roaming! Even the trees on the hills were quite attractive - what if we would go for a climbing competition?

On Saturday, after breakfast, we left for the small Monastery Dalhauti, one of the oldest in Romania, located not far from our camp at a distance of about 20 km from Focsani County in the middle of an oak and beech forest. The monastery is known especially for the miracle-working icon of the Mother of God as well as for the fact that it was there where the holy saint Vasile from The Apple Glade lived for 20 years.

We listened with curiosity and interest to what our teacher of religion. Ionut Dima, told us about the history of the monastery.

And then, our first "work session" followed. We arranged the tables in the camp yard and our sculpture teacher, Maria Petreanu, brought modeling clay and we were ready to start.

The small artists were focusing on giving shape to some sheep and lambs, whereas the others, less interested in clay modeling, were taking part in a chess contest.

On Sunday morning we all went to the Holy Divine Liturgy and after the children received communion we listened to Father Vasile Gavrila's homily.

It was a sunny and beautiful day and we all went out to enjoy our last afternoon in nature and fresh air.

The kids got involved in some joyful sports games and then we got ready for our return to Bucharest! Holidays, even short, are so nice, otherwise... we would be rather sad!


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