On Friday, the 20th of December 2014/2nd of January 2015, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, visited the Arab-speaking School of St Demetrius, which is adjacent to the building of the Patriarchate’s Central Monastery. There, in the framework of a well-organized ceremony which included a performance of the Christmas Carols, Christmas songs and other festive events, He distributed Christmas gifts to pre-school and elementary school students.
In the course of this agreeable event, Principal Samir Zananiri thanked His Beatitude for His interest in the School and for offering gifts to students, as tokens of the cordiality marking the twelve-day festive period of the Dodecaorton.
From the Secretariat-General