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TONSURE OF TWO MONKS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

12/12/2017
On Tuesday 29th November/12th December 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos tonsured two monks who joined the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood according to the decision of the Holy and Sacred Synod. The tonsure was held in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Isychios of Kapitolias, Geronda Secretary-General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina,...
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THE COMMEMORATION OF ST. CATHERINE AT THE PATRIARCHATE

08/12/2017
The commemoration of the Holy and Glorious Catherine the Great Martyr was observed on Friday 25th November/8th December 2017 at her Monastery located on the south of the Patriarchate at the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Saint Catherine lived in Alexandria, she had an excellent Christian and philosophical education and with the wisdom given to her by the Holy Spirit, she scorned the...
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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS OFFICIATES THE DIVINE LITURGY IN EKATERINGURG OF RUSSIA

07/12/2017
His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos officiated the Divine Liturgy at the chapel of St. Catherine in the Holy Church of The Holy Trinity in Ekaterinburg of Russia, according to the calendar of the Russian Orthodox Church on Thursday 24th November/7th December 2017. His Beatitude officiated this Divine Liturgy at the invitation of His Beatitude the Patriarch of Moscow Cyril...
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THE FEAST OF THE ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS IN THE TEMPLE AT THE PATRIARCHATE

04/12/2017
On Monday 21st November/4th December 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos in the Temple, at the Holy Monastery dedicated in this event, know under the name “Megali Panagia”. On this feast, the Church commemorates the event of St. Joachim and Anna  dedicated the “three-year-old” Theotokos to the Temple of Solomon, and she entered in the “Holy of...
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THE FIFTH DAY OF HIS BEATITUDE’S VISIT IN RUSSIA

On Monday 21st November/4th December 2017, on the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos, the Patriarchal and Multi-Episcopal co-celebration of the Divine Liturgy took place at the Holy Church of the Saviour Christ in Moscow. This co-celebration was officiated by His Beatitude the Patriarch of Alexandria Theodoros, with co-celebrants the Heads of the other Orthodox Churches and the Archbishops escorting...
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FOURTH DAY OF THE VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM IN RUSSIA

03/12/2017
On Sunday 20th November/3rd December 2017, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Metochion of the Holy Sepulchre in Moscow near the Kremlin, which bears the name of the Resurrection of the Lord and of the Holy Apostle Philip; the Church and has been preserved despite the communist persecution against the Christians. The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Geronda Secretary General Most Reverend Archbishop...
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THE FEAST OF THE NEW MARTYR ST. PHILOUMENOS THE HAGIOTAPHITE

29/11/2017
On Wednesday 16th/29th November 2017 the feast of the New Martyr St. Philoumenos was celebrated at Jacob’s Well in Nablus of Samaria. As known, the canonized by the Church of Jerusalem Saint in 2009, had joined the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood since his early childhood, and was ministering as the Hegoumen of Jacob’s well when he suffered a martyr’s death by the hands of an irreverent man in 1979....
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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE HOLY ARCHANGELS IN THE OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM

21/11/2017
On Tuesday 8th/21st November 2017, the feast of the Holy Archangels was observed in the Old City of Jerusalem in their Holy Monastery of the Patriarchate with Vespers in the evening and the Divine Liturgy in the morning of the feast, officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Alexios of Tiberias, with the choir of the Left choir singer of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection Mr. George Alvanos and...
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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE ARCHANGELS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

On Tuesday 8th/21st November 2017, there was the celebration of the Synaxis of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel. On this feast the Church commemorates the event that Lucifer and his angels when the latter ones opposed their Creator, Archangels Michael and Gabriel and their Angels fought against them and cried aloud “stand firm stand in fear!” worshiping and obeying God. The Patriarchate celebrated...
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THE FEAST OF THE DEPOSITION OF THE BODY OF ST. GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR

16/11/2017
On Thursday 3rd/16th November 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the deposition of the body of the Holy Great and Glorious Martyr George the Trophy bearer. On this day the Church does not celebrate the martyrdom of the Saint but the deposition of his sacred relics in Lydda, which was brought from Rome where the Saint suffered a martyr’s death during Diocletian’s reign, around...
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