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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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ABOUT THE PILGRIM DANIEL THE RUSSIAN (10TH CENTURY)

12/05/2017
The Patriarchate website posts an article of Miss Elisabeth Koulinsky, daughter of a Priest and Russian speaking student in the School of Theology of Athens, in the Russian language, about Daniel the Russian who came as a pilgrim in the Holy Land in the 10th century and wrote in his Intinerarium his pilgrimage impressions and experiences, which are quite useful regarding the Holy Shrines. For the article...
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THE EPITAPH SERVICE AT THE PATRIARCHATE (2017)

14/04/2017
At 11:00pm on Holy and Great Friday, 1st/14th April 2017, the Epitaph service  which is about the God-saving Burial of our Lord and God Jesus Christ was observed at the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection. For this Service, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood with its guest Archbishop Leon of Finland, led by our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, descended to the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection,...
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DOXOLOGY ON THE NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF 25TH MARCH

27/03/2017
At 10:30 am on Monday 14th/27th March 2017, a Doxology was celebrated at the Catholicon of the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection, as a thanksgiving to our God, who fortified our nation in order to be liberated from the four hundred years of Turkish slavery; there was also a Deisis to God for the repose of the souls of our brothers and fathers who fought for their faith and country and died gloriously. The...
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HIS BEATITUDE’S THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM NAME DAY (2017)

25/03/2017
On Saturday, 12th/25th March 2017, the Name Day of H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos was celebrated (transferred from Wednesday) by the Patriarchate. His Beatitude bears the name of one of the Holy Forty Martyrs of the lake of Sabastia in Pontus, who celebrate on 9th March. In the evening On Friday evening the feast began with the reading of the 9th Hour at the Monastic Church...
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THE CEREMONY MARKING THE COMPLETION OF THE RESTORATION PROJECT OF THE SACRED EDICULE OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

22/03/2017
On Wednesday morning, 9th/22nd March 2017, the ceremony marking the completion of the restoration and rehabilitation of the Sacred Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre took place in front of the Sacred Edicule. This project began one year ago, by the initiative of Jerusalem Patriarchate and the agreement among the Christian Communities, the Franciscans and the Armenians; the research study and the work were...
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THE FEAST OF SAINTS IOANNIS AND GEORGIOS THE CHOSEBITES

21/01/2017
  On Saturday 8th/21st January 2017, the following day after the Feast of Theophany, the memory of Saints Ioannis and Georgios the Chosebites was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the founded by them and dedicated to them Holy Monastery of Choseba, located at the banks of torrent Chorrath below the Sarantarion Mount and the city of Jericho. Out of these two Saints, Ioannis was Bishop of Caesarea...
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DR J.N. TLEEL’S ARTICLE ON THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

08/01/2017
  On Sunday, evening of the Feast of Christ’s Nativity, 26th December 2016 / 8th January 2017, the distinguished member of the Greek Community of Jerusalem, dentist Mr. John Tleel, the author of the book “I am Jerusalem”, consigned to the Patriarchate Website his article about the Church of the Resurrection and the present restoration works at the Holy Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre. The...
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THE 11TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENTHRONEMENT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

22/11/2016
On Tuesday, the 9th/22nd of November 2016, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood celebrated the 11th anniversary of the Enthronement of His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, at the glorious Throne of St James the Brother of God. Doxology was held in the Church of the Resurrection at 10:30 am, led by His Beatitude, who had as concelebrants Primates and Priests. In attendance were members of the Greek...
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DOXOLOGY FOR THE 28TH OF OCTOBER AT THE PATRIARCHATE

29/10/2016
On the morning of Friday, the 15th/28th of October 2016, Doxology was held at the katholikon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection, on the national day celebrated in commemoration of the 28th of October 1940. Doxology was performed as gratitude to God for His help to our nation for liberation from the 1940-1944 German occupation, and as supplication for the atonement and repose of all departed...
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