In category : Current News — @ 22:00

The cutting of the New Year Cake at the Patriarchal School of Zion took place on Monday afternoon, January 2/25, 2018. During the reception the School Director Reverend Archimandrite Mattheos welcomed H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos. (More…)

In category : Liturgic Life — @ 09:00

The Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Lord’s Circumcision and of St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea of Cappadocia was celebrated at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulchre on the night of Saturday December 31, 2017/ January 13, 2018. (More…)

In category : Chronicle,Speeches — @ 19:00

 The traditional cutting of the New Year Cake on the commemoration of St. Basil and the New Civil Year 2018 took place at the Reception Hall of the Patriarchate on Saturday evening December 31, 2017 / January 13, 2018.

The ceremony was attended by Hagiotaphite Fathers, clergy of the Patriarchate, the Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem Mr. Christos Sophianopoulos, pilgrims from Greece and faithful from the Patriarchate’s congregation from various regions. (More…)

In category : Chronicle — @ 12:30

 On Saturday morning, December 31, 2017, January 13, 2018, a group of young people, members of our congregation from areas of the Palestinian Territories and Israel visited the Patriarchate.

The group was received by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos and Hagiotaphite Fathers.

These young people expressed their Christmas wishes and their respect to His Beatitude and the Patriarchate, as well as their opposition to the episode created by a small group of Palestinians during His Beatitude’s visit in Bethlehem on Christmas Eve. (More…)

In category : Liturgic Life — @ 10:30

The commemoration of Saint Melani from Rome was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the underground chapel dedicated to her, in the Nunnery of Megali Panagia adjacent to the south-west side of the  Hagiotaphites’ Central Monastery, on December 31, 2017/ January 13, 2018.

Saint Melani of Roman descent, departed to Egypt after the death of her husband and two children, where she fed 5.000 monks and defended the persecuted Christians by the followers of the Arian heresy. Then she moved to Jerusalem of Palestine and founded a Nunnery in which she lived a noble life until the year 410 A.D. when she died.   (More…)

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