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ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS AT THE RUSSIAN ECCLESIASTICAL MISSION (MISSIA)

22/10/2017
“Your Eminence Metropolitan Juvenalii, Your Eminences, Dear Archimandrite Alexander, Reverend Fathers, Beloved Monastics, Sisters and Brothers in the Lord, Christ is in our midst! We gather today in this holy and venerable Cathedral to give thanks to the Almighty God for 170 years of faithful service and witness of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem. Founded in 1847, the primary purpose...
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THE FEAST OF ST. ISAAC THE SYRIAN AND ORDINATION OF A PRIEST IN DOHA

13/10/2017
The feast of the Holy Cathedral in Doha was celebrated with special ecclesiastical brilliance, with the participation of Jerusalem Patriarchate clergy, who came to honour the feast and co-celebrate the Divine Liturgy and the ordination of Deacon Demetrios as Priest. For pastoral reasons the feast was transferred on Friday. On Thursday 12th October 2017, Great Vespers was officiated by the Most Reverend...
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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE DIVINE LITURGY IN THE ARAB-SPEAKING TOWN RENE

08/10/2017
On Sunday 25th September/8th October 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of the Greek-Orthodox Arab-speaking Community of Rene. The town Rene is nearby Nazareth, and it there has always been a Greek-Orthodox Arab-speaking Community there, numbering approximately one thousand two hundred members. Co-celebrants with His Beatitude...
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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FIRST MARTYR  THECLA AT THE PATRIARCHATE

07/10/2017
On Saturday 24th September/7th October 2017, the memory of the Holy First Martyr and equal to the Apostles St. Thecla was celebrated at her chapel in the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood, located to the west of the H. Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. The Holy First Martyr  Thecla came from Ikonion of Asia Minor, she became a student of the Apostle of nations St. Paul and taught Christ in many towns,...
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THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE SACRED CROSS AT THE HOLY MONASTERY OF THE SACRED CROSS

01/10/2017
On the first Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross, 18th September/1st October 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, following the Church order of Jerusalem, officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of the Sacred Cross, located on West Jerusalem near the Hebrew Houses of Parliament. According to the Church tradition the wood by which the Lord’s Cross was made,...
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THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE SACRED CROSS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

27/09/2017
On Wednesday, 14th/27th September 2017, the Feast of the universal Exaltation of the Sacred Cross was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. On this Feast, the Church commemorates the fact that in the year 336 A.D., during the service of the Consecration of the Church of the Resurrection the newly found Cross of the Lord was “exalted” so that the gathered crowd...
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THE FEAST OF THE CONSECRATION OF THE ALL-HOLY CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

26/09/2017
On Tuesday morning, 13th/26th September 2017, the commemoration of the consecration of the All-Holy Church of the Resurrection was celebrated by the Jerusalem Patriarchate. On this Feast the Church as a whole, and especially that of Jerusalem celebrates the fact that after the completion of the building of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection at the place of the Cross and the Resurrection of our...
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DEACON’S ORDINATION AT THE PATRIARCHATE

24/09/2017
During the Divine Liturgy on Sunday 11th/24th September 2017, at the Holy Church of the Nativity of Theotokos in the town Beit Jala, the Patriarchal Representative of Bethlehem Most Reverend Archbishop Theophylactos of Jordan ordained Mr. Elias Zareb a deacon, in order to minister this Community as a Presbyter later on. More
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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THEOTOKOS

21/09/2017
On Thursday, 8th/21st September 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the Nativity of our All-Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. During this feast, the Church commemorates the fact that the Theotokos was given by God as the fruit of the womb of her childless parents, Joachim and Anna, who had been praying fervently for this reason, and were thus granted to become the parents of the...
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THE FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF THE HOLY AND GLORIOUS FORERUNNER JOHN (2017)

11/09/2017
On Monday, 29th August/ 11th September 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of  the beheading of the Holy and Glorious Forerunner John at his Holy Monastery, located opposite the Church of the Resurrection, at a short distance to the south west, at the Christian district of the Old City of Jerusalem. On this mournful feast, the Church commemorates the event that Herod the tetrarch sent...
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