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THE SERVICE OF THE BRIDEGROOM [NYMPHIOS] AT THE PATRIARCHATE

24/04/2016
On the afternoon of Palm Sunday, the 11th/24th of April 2016, the Matins of Holy Monday, namely the Service of the Bridegroom [Nymphios] was performed at the katholikon of the Church of the Resurrection. The service was led by H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner, Metropolitan Isychios of Kapitolias, the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos...
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PALM SUNDAY AT THE PATRIARCHATE

On Sunday, the 11th/24th of April 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of Palm Sunday, commemorating the triumphant entry of Jesus to the city of Jerusalem, when the Jews spread their clothes and palm branches on the road, welcoming the Lord and shouting “Hosanna to the Son of David, blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord”. More
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SATURDAY OF LAZARUS AT THE MONASTERY OF MARTHA AND MARIA, BETHANY

23/04/2016
The rise of Lazarus was commemorated magnificently at the Convent of Martha and Maria, sisters of Lazarus, in Bethany, with a divine Liturgy led by His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, having as concelebrants: their Eminences the Archbishops of Constantina, Tabor and Sebaste, and the Most Reverend Joachim, Metropolitan of Zambia. More
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LAZARUS SATURDAY ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES

On Saturday of Lazarus, the 10th/23rd of April 2016, the Patriarchate observed the Raising of Lazarus by our Lord Jesus Christ. The event was commemorated on Friday, on the Mount of Olives, on the site of the Ascension of Christ, as well as outdoors, in the shade of a special tent, after the Altar had been sanctified by Vespers, led by Archbishop Demetrios of Lydda, having as concelebrants Hagiotaphite...
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SCHEDULE OF SERVICES FOR THE DURATION OF THE HOLY WEEK AT THE ALL-HOLY CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

From the 11th/23rd of April to the 18th/1st of May 2016   Saturday of Lazarus: Patriarchal Vespers: 3:00 pm. *   Palm Sunday: Patriarchal Divine Liturgy: 8:00 am. * The Bridegroom [Nymphios] Service: 6:15 pm. * More
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SCHEDULE OF SERVICES FOR THE DURATION OF THE HOLY WEEK AT THE MONASTIC CHURCH OF STS CONSTANTINE AND HELEN

21/04/2016
From the 11th/24th of April to the 19th/2nd of May 2016 The following time schedule corresponds to the current local time in Greece which is the same as the current local time in Israel. Palm Sunday: Matins and Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: 5:00 am. Vespers: 3.30 pm. The Bridegroom [Nymphios] Service: 6:15 pm. Holy Monday: Hours and Service of the Presanctified Gifts: 6.30 am. Great Compline:3:30...
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THE AKATHIST HYMN AT THE PATRIARCHATE

15/04/2016
On the afternoon of Friday the 2nd/15th of April 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Akathist Hymn, as the nine Odes of the “I shall open my mouth” Canon was sang in the context of the Small Compline, whereas the four Stases of the Akathist Hymn were read out. This service in honour of Theotokos and the incarnation of Jesus Christ through her and the Holy Spirit, was performed: A’....
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SERVICES FOR THE FIFTH WEEK OF THE GREAT LENT

13/04/2016
On Wednesday of the fifth week of Lent, namely the 31st of March/13th of April 2016, the most devout week of the Great Forty-Day Lent, the services of Matins, Hours, Great Compline and Presanctified Gifts were performed at most of the Old City Monasteries, and at the Horrendous Golgotha, the site of Our Lord’s Crucifixion. Templar Fathers and female Elder Mariam sang. More
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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE FOURTH STASIS OF THE SALUTATIONS IN HAIFA

08/04/2016
On Friday, the 26th of March/8th of April 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, led the Fourth Stasis of the Salutations of Theotokos at the Rum Orthodox Arabic-speaking Community of Haifa, wherein stands a church dedicated to the Prophet Elias, on the slope of Mount Carmel. Co-officiating were the former Metropolitan of Zambia, Joachim, and Primates visiting from the Patriarchate of Moscow,...
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THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THEOTOKOS IN NAZARETH

07/04/2016
On Thursday, the 25th of March/7th of April 2016, the feast of the Annunciation of Theotokos was observed by the Patriarchate in panegyric memory of the fact that the Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to Mariam, the pure daughter of Nazareth, and addressing her “Rejoice, O Full of Grace”, told her that by the Holy Spirit she would conceive the Son the of God, to which she replied “I am the servant...
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