THE FEAST OF ST CATHERINE THE GREAT MARTYR AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2016)

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 16/12/16 1. The feast of St Catherine in the Old City of Jerusalem. On Thursday, the 25th of November/8th of December 2016, the memory of St Catherine the glorious martyr and all-wise was observed at the Patriarchate. St Catherine hailed from Alexandria and was graced by God with natural gifts. Distinguished for ...

New Book: Arab Orthodox Christians under the Ottomans by Constantin Panchenko

Notes on Arab Orthodoxy - May 2016 I am told that copies just arrived to the publisher today... This is a translation of Panchenko's monumental Ближневосточное Православие под османским владычеством. Первые три столетия. 1516–1831 (Moscow: Indrik, 2012). Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516–1831 By Constantin Panchenko Foreword by John X (Yazigi) Over the past two decades, society’s attention has increasingly ...

THE FEAST OF THE PROPHET ELIAS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Sunday the 20th of July/3rd of August 2015, the feast of the prophet Elias the Thesbite was celebrated at the Monastery dedicated to his name, between Jerusalem and Bethlehem. This ancient Monastery is built in the area where it is believed that the prophet Elias escaped persecution from kings Ahab and Jezebel when, through his ...