In category : Chronicle — @ 11:30

On Saturday April 15/28, 2018, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos awarded Mayor Dr. Jawhar Y. Sayej of town Birzeit near Ramallah, the honorary distinction of the Cross Bearer of the Order of Knights of the Holy Sepulchre.

Mr. Sayej was escorted by the Hegoumen of the Greek-Orthodox Community of this town, Archimandrite Andrew Aleme and a group of forty members of the Community. His distinction was a token of his ministry to the Patriarchate, his Community and town. (More…)



In category : Current News — @ 12:00

On Thursday afternoon, April 13/26, 2018, the Prime Minister of Romania Mrs. Viorica Dăncilă visited the Patriarchate, escorted by the Staff of the Embassy of Romania in Tel-Aviv and by the clergy representatives of the Romanian Patriarchate in Jerusalem.

The Prime Minister and her escorts were received warmly by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos and Hagiotaphite Fathers. At this visit the Prime Minister thanked His Beatitude for the welcoming reception for herself, as well as for the Bishops, the clergy and the Romanian pilgrims. (More…)



In category : Chronicle — @ 10:00

On Thursday morning, April 13/26, 2018, the Minister of Education of Serbia Mr. Miladen Sārcevic visited the Patriarchate, escorted by the Most Reverend Bishop John of Slavonia, the Embassador of Serbia in Tel-Aviv and his associates, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mrs. Anna Longinovic and the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Velijko Odalovic.

The Minister of Education and his associates were received by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos and Hagiotaphite Fathers. (More…)



In category : Liturgic Life — @ 09:00

The commemoration of the Myrrh-bearing Women who anointed the Lord with myrrh and saw Him Resurrected was celebrated at the chapel of the Myrrh-bearing Women on Sunday April 9/22, 2018. This chapel is in St. James the Brother of God Cathedral and joins the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. (More…)



In category : Liturgic Life,Speeches — @ 09:00

The event of the Deposition of the Lord from the Cross and His burial by Joseph the honourable counselor, who asked to receive His body from Pilate (Mark 15:43-46) was celebrated by the Patriarchate in Remli – ancient Arimathaea – on Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women, April 9/22, 2018. (More…)



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