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NEW DEACON ORDAINED AT THE PATRIARCHATE

01/03/2014
On the night of Friday to Saturday of Cheese Fare Sunday, the 15th to the 16th of February/28th of February to the 1st of March 2014, Monk Marcus Henderson of London was ordained as deacon during the Divine Liturgy at the All-Holy and Life-Giving Sepulcher. The ordination was performed by the Patriarchal Commissioner, the Most Reverend Isychios, Metropolitan of Kapitolias. The ordination rite was attended...
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THE FEAST OF ST CHARALAMPOS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

23/02/2014
On the Sunday of Carnival [Gr. Apokrias], namely the 10th/23rd of February 2014, the memory of the Holy Hieromartyr Charalampos, hailing from Magnesia, Thessaly, was celebrated by the Patriarchate. St Charalampos lived during the reign of Severus, when Lucian was Proconsul of Magnesia, in 198 AD. In the Monastery dedicated to his name, adjacent to Northwest of the Church of the Resurrection, His Eminence...
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SOUL SATURDAY AT THE PATRIARCHATE

22/02/2014
On the evening of Friday to Saturday of Souls, namely the 8th/21st to the 9th/22nd of February 2014, Vespers was held in commemoration of all departed Hagiotaphite Fathers, glorious Patriarchates, Prelates, Priests, Hieromonks, monks and nuns. The Service was led by His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem. Hagiotaphite Fathers co-officiated with him, dressed in stole and  pallium....
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NEW RASOPHORE NOVICE AT THE PATRIARCHATE

19/02/2014
On Wednesday the 6th/19th of February 2014, His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, blessed the rason, namely the frock, of novice Antonis Vekris, hailing from Amorgos, serving at the Central Kitchen of the Patriarchate. More
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PRIEST GREGORIOS RIHANE PROMOTED TO STEWARD

17/02/2014
On Monday the 4th/17th of February 2014, His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, bestowed the office of Steward on the vicar of the Greek Orthodox (Rum Orthodox) town of Adjloun, f. Gregorios Rihane. F. Gregorios was accompanied by His Eminence, Archbishop Philoumenos of Pella, Patriarchal Commissioner in Northern Jordan. More
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THE FEAST OF ST SYMEON THE GOD-RECEIVER IN KATAMONAS QUARTER

16/02/2014
On the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, the 3rd/16th of February 2014, the memory was celebrated of St Symeon the God-receiver, who held in his arms the 40-day-old Lord in the Temple of Solomon, exclaiming: “Lord, now let your servant depart in peace, as you have promised…” The feast was observed in the Monastery dedicated to the saint, in Katamonas quarter, within the new Western city of Jerusalem....
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THE FEAST OF THE HYPAPANTE OF THE LORD AT THE HOLY MONASTERY OF SEYDA NAYA

15/02/2014
On Saturday the 2nd/15th of February 2014, the feast of the Hypapante (Encounter) of the Lord was celebrated at the Convent of Our Lady Seyda Naya which lies opposite the Hanke Mosque in the Christian quarter, in the vicinity of the Patriarchate, home to approximately twenty-five nuns. More
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THE FEAST OF THE THREE HIERARCHS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

12/02/2014
I. At the School of St Sion On Wednesday, the 30th of January/12th of February 2014, the feast of the three great Hierarchs and ecumenical holy teachers, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom, was celebrated at the Church of the Holy Trinity, which makes part of the Monastery and Patriarchal School on Holy Sion, to the south of the old city of Jerusalem. More
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THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM OFFICIATES IN ABUD COMMUNITY

09/02/2014
On the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee, the first day of the Triodion Period, namely the 27th of January/9th of February 2014, a Divine Liturgy was held in the Greek Orthodox (Rum Orthodox) Community of the Patriarchate in the town of Abud, in the vicinity of Ramallah. This particular Community numbers approximately 1500 members. Its liturgical center is the Church of the Dormition of Theotokos,...
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THE FEAST OF ST EFTHYMIOS THE GREAT

02/02/2014
On Sunday, the 20th of January/2nd of February 2014, the memory of our Father, Efthymios the Great, was celebrated by the Patriarchate. I.                   In Jerusalem In the Monastery dedicated to the name of Hosios Efthymios, in the Christian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, the services of Vespers and Matins were led by the Elder Secretary-General, His Eminence Aristarchos,...
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