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THE SYNAXIS OF THE VENERABLE AND GLORIOUS PROPHET, FORERUNNER AND BAPTIST JOHN

20/01/2018
The Feast of the Synaxis of the Venerable Forerunner John was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the H. Monastery dedicated to him on the south-west side of the Church of the Resurrection, on Saturday, January 7/20, 2018. When we say synaxis (gathering) of the Venerable Forerunner John, we mean the gathering for us Christians to especially honour the Venerable Forerunner as the one who performed the...
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THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY AT THE PATRIARCHATE

19/01/2018
On Friday January 6/19, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of Epiphany, as the commemoration of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the river Jordan. At that time the humankind experienced the Trinitarian Theophany; the Son being baptized, the Father witnessing with a heavenly voice “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased” (Matt. 17.5) and the Holy...
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THE FOREFEAST OF THEOPHANY AT THE PATRIARCHATE

18/01/2018
The Forefeast of Theophany was celebrated by the Patriarchate according to the Typikon order of the Church and the Status Quo of the Patriarchate, on Thursday January 5/18, 2018. After the Service of Matins at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen on the morning of the aforementioned day, the Service of Royal Hours of Theophany followed, officiated by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of...
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ST.BASIL’S FEAST AT THE PATRIARCHATE

14/01/2018
The commemoration of our Father among the Saints, Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea of Cappadocia was not only celebrated at the Church of the Resurrection with the all-night vigil, but also at the chapel dedicated to him, which is located at the west side of the Patriarchate, on the way to the New Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem. More
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THE DIVINE LITURGY AT THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION FOR THE FEAST OF THE LORD’S CIRCUMCISION AND THE OF ST. BASIL

The Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Lord’s Circumcision and of St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea of Cappadocia was celebrated at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulchre on the night of Saturday December 31, 2017/ January 13, 2018. More
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THE FEAST OF SAINT MELANI AT THE PATRIARCHATE

13/01/2018
The commemoration of Saint Melani from Rome was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the underground chapel dedicated to her, in the Nunnery of Megali Panagia adjacent to the south-west side of the  Hagiotaphites’ Central Monastery, on December 31, 2017/ January 13, 2018. Saint Melani of Roman descent, departed to Egypt after the death of her husband and two children, where she fed 5.000 monks...
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VISITS OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES OF JERUSALEM FOR THE CHRISTMAS FEAST

09/01/2018
The Franciscan Church The Franciscan Brotherhood visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of Christmas under its Hegoumen Fr. Francesco Patton at 9.15 a.m. on Tuesday December 27, 2017/ January 9, 2018.  The Hegoumen addressed His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos on behalf of the Brotherhood, underlining the words of St. Maximus the Confessor, that the Son of God “became...
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THE FEAST OF ST. STEPHEN THE FIRST MARTYR AT THE PATRIARCHATE

The commemoration of St. Stephen the Archdeacon and First Martyr was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the place of his stoning in Gethsemane valley, south-west of the Theotokos’ Tomb, on Tuesday December 27, 2017/ January 9, 2018. St. Stephen was the first of the seven Deacons, elected by the first Church of Jerusalem in order to serve at the meals known as “love”. St. Stephen was full of the...
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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE THEOTOKOS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

08/01/2018
On Monday December 26, 2017/ January 8, 2018, one day after Christmas, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood celebrated the Feasts of Christmas and of the Synaxis of the Theotokos at the Monastic Church of the glorious and equal to the apostles Saints Constantine and Helen. On this feast, the Church honours especially the Theotokos as the most significant person who contributed in the mystery of the incarnation...
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THE CHRISTMAS FEAST AT THE PATRIARCHATE

07/01/2018
The Feast of Christ’s Nativity was celebrated by the Patriarchate according to the tradition and order at the Basilica of the Nativity and the God-receiving Cave in the town of Bethlehem, on Sunday December 25, 2017/ January 7, 2018. The Feast began with the Service of Matins at 10.30 p.m. on the night of Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017/ January 6, 2018 with the entrance through the Baptism Gate...
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