THE FEAST OF THE PROPHET ELISHA AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - July 2016 On Monday, the 14th/27th of June 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of the Prophet Elisha at the Monastery dedicated to his name in Jericho, near the sycamore tree where Zacchaeus the tax collector had climbed to see the Lord “because he was short”. The church of the Monastery is dedicated ...

THE FEAST OF THE HYPAPANTE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

www.jp-newsgate.net - February 2016 On Monday, the 2nd/15th of February 2016, the Patriarchate commemorated the “Hypapante of the Lord at the Temple of Solomon” at the Monastic Church of Sts Constantine and Helen, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, officiating. The feast was also observed at the Monastery of Panagia Seida Naya, to the northwest of the ...

THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

  At the Patriarchate. On the day after Christmas, the 26th of December 2014/8th of January 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the Synaxis of Theotokos at the monastic church of Sts Constantine and Helen. The term “Synaxis of Theotokos” signifies the gathering of the faithful in honour of the Mother of God, a contributor to the mystery of the ...