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THE FEAST OF SAINTS CONSTANTINE AND HELEN AT THE PATRIARCHATE (2017)

03/06/2017
On Saturday, 21st May/3rd June 2017, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood celebrated the memory of its founders, the glorious God-crowned and equal to the Apostles, the King and Queen Saints Constantine and Helen, at their Holy Church inside the Patriarchate, adjacent to the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection on the west side. Vespers This feast was celebrated with Great Vespers in the evening, led by...
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THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION AT THE PATRIARCHATE  

25/05/2017
On Thursday, 12th/25th May 2017, the celebration of the feast of the glorious Ascension in the Heavens of the risen from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ was observed. On this feast, the Church celebrates that which was given to it in the Gospel narratives by the Apostles, namely that the Lord was ascended in the heavens forty days after His Resurrection and sat on the right hand side of His Father,...
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 THE FEAST OF THE APODOSIS OF PASCHA AT THE PATRIARCHATE

24/05/2017
  On Wednesday, 11th/24th May 2017, the Feast of the Apodosis of Pascha was celebrated by the Patriarchate, namely the completion of forty days after the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. On this Feast, the Paschal Service was observed just as the day of Pascha, except the Apostolic and the Gospel readings. This Service with the Divine Liturgy were celebrated at the Holy Monastic Church of...
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THE FEAST OF THE APPEARANCE OF THE SIGN OF THE PRECIOUS CROSS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

20/05/2017
On Saturday, 7th/20th May 2017, the Feast of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross in the Heavens was celebrated by the Patriarchate. At this Feast, the Church, and especially in Jerusalem, celebrates the fact that at the time of Cyril the Katechist Archbishop of Jerusalem in 351 A.D., on Pentecost day around the ninth hour of the morning, the Precious Cross appeared brighter than the sun...
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THE FEAST OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN SUNDAY AT THE PATRIARCHATE (2017)

14/05/2017
  On Sunday, 1st/14th May 2017, the Samaritan  woman Sunday, according to the book of Pentecostarion, the Jerusalem Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the meeting of the Samaritan woman with the Lord, at the town of Sychar in the Samaria district, at the place of that meeting, Jacob’s well, and her conversation with the Lord, with the revelation that was made to her that He is the Christ,...
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THE FEAST OF THE GREAT MARTYR ST. GEORGE AT THE ROMANIAN DELEGATION IN JERUSALEM

07/05/2017
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”. More
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THE FEAST OF THE GREAT MARTYR ST. GEORGE IN ACRE

06/05/2017
On Saturday, 23rd April/ 6th May 2017, the memory of the Great Martyr St. George the Trophy-bearer was celebrated by the Patriarchate at his Holy Church in Acre –the ancient Ptolemais in north Israel. The Church honours St. George as he confessed Christ to the Roman army, where he was serving, and for this reason he martyred in Rome, from where his Holy relic was transferred to Palestine, his birthplace...
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THE FEAST OF THE GREAT MARTYR ST. GEORGE AT THE PATRIARCHATE

  On Saturday 23rd April/ 6th May 2017, the memory of the Great Martyr St. George the Trophy-bearer was celebrated by the Patriarchate. St. George’s father was from Cappadocia, his mother was from Palestine and he martyred at the time of Diocletian in Rome. He was celebrated according to the Church order of the Patriarchate: At the Holy Church and Monastery named after him the so called “of...
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THE FEAST OF THE GREAT MARTYR ST. GEORGE IN DOHA

05/05/2017
The feast of the Cathedral was celebrated with special brilliance in Doha. For pastoral reasons the feast was transferred to Friday in order to facilitate the participation of the faithful as Friday is the holiday in Qatar. On Thursday, 4th May 2017, the Great Festal Vespers was observed, officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Makarios of Qatar, with the Blessing of Bread. The hymns were chanted...
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THE PASTORAL VISIT OF H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM IN JORDAN

30/04/2017
  On Sunday, 17th/30th April 2017, the Myrrh-bearers Sunday, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of the Annunciation in the area of Abdali of Amman in Jordan.  For this Divine Liturgy, His Beatitude arrived on Saturday noon at the Metropolis of the Patriarchate in Amman, where he held meetings and considered various...
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