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THE NAME DAY OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS

24/03/2018
On Saturday March 11/24, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Name Day of H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, on the commemoration of the Holy Forty Martyrs of Lake Sebastia of Pontus, one of whom is Holy Martyr Theophilos. VESPERS In the evening of the feast the 9th Hour was read at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen and then, bells tolling, according to the...
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THE AKATHIST AT CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

23/03/2018
On Friday afternoon, March 10/23, 2018, at the Catholicon of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, there was the Service of the Akathist by Joseph the hymn witer, in the Service of the Small Compline, after the Vespers of the Holy Forty Martyrs of His Beatitude’s Name Day. The choir at the Services was led by the choir leader Archimandrite Aristovoulos and Mr. Demetrios Balagiorgou. More
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THE FEAST OF THE ADORATION OF THE CROSS AT THE MONASTERY OF THE CROSS

18/03/2018
On Sunday March 5/18, 2018, 4th Sunday of Lent, after the Sunday of the Adoration of the Cross, the feast of the Adoration of the Cross for the encouragement of our fasting was celebrated at the Holy Monastery of the Sacred Cross, where wood of three different branches was planted, and which was used to make the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Monastery is in West Jerusalem, near the Israeli...
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THE FEAST OF ST. GERASIMUS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

17/03/2018
On Saturday March 4/17, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of St. Gerasimus of the Jordan at his Holy Monastery in the valley of Jordan on the west bank of the river near Jericho. Having arrived in the Holy Land from his country, Asia Minor in the middle of the 5th century, St. Gerasimus strove in ascesis in various Palestinian Monasteries, until he founded his own Monastery, the Lavra...
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THE FEAST OF THE ADORATION OF THE SACRED CROSS AT THE PATRIARCATE AND THE FEAST OF ST. PORPHYRIOS OF GAZA

11/03/2018
  On the third Sunday of Lent, the Sunday of the Adoration of the Sacred Cross, on February 26/ March 11, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of the Adoration of the Sacred Cross, so that by Its power we may continue the Lenten period until we come to celebrate the Holy Pascha. More
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THE SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY AT THE PATRIARCHATE

25/02/2018
On Sunday February 12/25, 2018, the Jerusalem Patriarchate celebrated the victory and triumph of the Church through the restoration of the holy icons, after the harassment caused by iconoclasm, during the reign of the reverend Empress Theodora Augusta and her son Emperor Michail III, in 842 A.D. The restoration of the icons in the holy Churches is celebrated as a feast of Orthodoxy because the icons...
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THE BOILED WHEAT MIRACLE BY ST. THEODOROS TYRON AT THE PATRIARCHATE

24/02/2018
On Saturday February 11/24, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the boiled wheat miracle by St. Theodoros Tyron the Great Martyr, who martyred at the reing of Maximian and Maximinus in 297 A.D. On this Feast, the Church commemorates the appearance of St. Theodoros Tyron to the Archbishop Eudoxios of Constantinople in a dream, to inform him the Julian the Apostate had mixed the fasting...
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THE 1ST STASIS OF THE AKATHIST AT THE PATRIARCHATE

23/02/2018
The  Canon of the Theotokos and the 1st Stasis of the Salutations of the All-Holy Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary were officiated by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, on Friday afternoon of the 1st Week of Great Lent, February 10/23, 2018, at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. The right choir was led by Archimandrite Aristovoulos and the left...
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THE FEAST OF ST. CHARALAMBOS THE HIEROMARTYR

On Friday February 10/23, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of St. Charalambos the Hieromartyr at his Holy Monastery on the north side of the Church of the Resurrection at the 8th Station of Via Dolorossa. St. Charalambos was a Priest of the Christians in Magnisia, capital of Thessalia. At a very old age he confessed Christ and suffered a martyr’s death. He was beheaded during the reign...
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THE FIRST PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY OF THE HOLY & GREAT LENT AT THE PATRIARCHATE

21/02/2018
On Ash Wednesday morning, February 8/21, 2018, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos was present at the Service of Matins and the Divine Liturgy of the Pre-sanctified Gifts at the Holy Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. More
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