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On Sunday 24th April/7th May 2017, the memory of the Great Marty St. George the Trophy-bearer was celebrated one day after the actual feast day at his Holy Church of the Romanian Patriarchate Delegation in Jerusalem, located at the borderline between East and West Jerusalem, the district which was the passage of the borders between Jordan and Israel up to 1967, known as “Mandel Baum”.

For this feast, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated on the morning of the above mentioned day, led by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, with co-officiating the Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Joachim of Helenoupolis, the Head of this Monastery Archimandrite Theophilos and his assistant Hieromonk John, the Hagiotaphite Dragouman Archimandrite Mattheos, Priests of the Romanian Patriarchate, Archdeacon Mark and Deacon Agapios. Singing were the left choir singer of the Church of the Resurrection Mr. George Alvanos and the Romanian nuns of this Monastery, with the participation in prayer of Mr. Traian Plescan, the Representative of the Romanian Embassy in Israel, monks and nuns and Orthodox Romanian nuns in Jerusalem and pilgrims from Romania with local Greek citizens of the Old City of Jerusalem.

 To this noble congregation His Beatitude preached the Divine world at the Koinonikon in English as in the link below:

 http://www.jp-newsgate.net/en/2017/05/07/32493

After the Dismissal, the Head of the Delegation Archimandrite Theophilos offered His Beatitude a beautiful canticle, in order to transfer the Holy Light from the Holy Sepulchre and the Sacred Edicule in it. The feast was followed by a rich festal meal.

From Secretariat-General

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