Celebration of the First and Second Finding of the Venerable Head of St John the Baptist on the Mt of Olives in Jerusalem

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On Monday, March 9, 2015, the feast day of the Chapel of the Finding of the Venerable Head of St John the Baptist was celebrated at Ascension Convent on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.

The Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts was celebrated by Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, along with Hegumen Feofan (Lukianov), Head of the Mission of the Moscow Patriarchate in Jerusalem as well as other REM and visiting clergymen. A moleben and procession of the cross followed.

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