THE VENERATION OF ST. PETER’S SACRED CHAIN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 5/2/17 On Sunday 16th/29th January 2017, the memory of St. Peter’s sacred chain was celebrated by the Patriarchate at his prison where there is a Holy Monastery at present, named after St. Nicodemus or “The Lentil’s”, located east of the Praetorion which was the headquarters of each Roman Governor of Jerusalem, ...

THE GATHERING OF STS JOACHIM AND ANNA, PARENTS OF THE VIRGIN MARY

Jerusalem Patriarchate - September 2016 On Thursday, the 9th/22nd of September 2016, the Patriarchate commemorated the Gathering of the Holy  Parents of Theotokos, Sts Joachim and Anne, at the Monastery dedicated to their name, on the site of their house, adjacent to the city walls and Lions Gate or St Stephens Gate. By “Gathering” we mean ...