In category : Liturgic Life — @ 21:00

 

On Holy and Great Thursday evening, 31st March/13th April 2017,  the Service of the Holy Passion was observed at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen.

The contrite service was led by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, with the praying Hagiotaphite Arcbhishops Hieromonks, monks, nuns and a great multitude of pilgrims who had filled the Church. (More…)



In category : Liturgic Life,Speeches — @ 12:00

 

On Holy and Great Thursday morning, 31st March/13th April 2017, the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great was celebrated at St. James the Brother of God Cathedral, which is between the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood Residence and the Church of the Resurrection, led by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, with concelebrants the Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Joachim of Helenoupolis, Hieromonks and Deacons, as well as visiting Priests.
After the Divine Liturgy at 9:00 am, the Service of the Washing of feet started at the courtyard of the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection. For this reason, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos came from St. James Church and going up on the platform washed the feet of twelve Hagiotaphite Hieromonks and Presbyters, according to the Typikon of this unique to the Church of Jerusalem Service, in memory of the event that the Lord washed the feet of His disciples before His Passion, becoming a living example of humility. (More…)



In category : Liturgic Life — @ 12:00

On Holy and Great Wednesday morning, 30th March/12th April 2017, the last Liturgy of the Pre-sanctified Gifts of the Holy Week was celebrated at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, officiated by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos with the participation of Hagiotaphite Fathers and several newly arrived pilgrims. (More…)



In category : Liturgic Life — @ 19:00

 

On Holy and Great Wednesday evening, 30th March/11th April 2017, the Sacrament of the Holy Unction was observed at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, led by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos with concelebrants Hagiotaphite Archbishops, as our preparation for our participation in the Cross and Resurrection of the Lord. (More…)



In category : Liturgic Life — @ 14:00

On Holy and Great Tuesday morning, 29th March/11th April 2017, the pilgrims’ baptism took place as a seal of their pilgrimage theory, at the bank of the river Jordan, at the place where our Lord Jesus Christ was baptized by St. John the Baptist. Pilgrims were from Greece and other Orthodox countries. (More…)



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