FEAST

ST. TAMAR’S CHURCH UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN ADYGEA CELEBRATES ITS PATRONAL FEAST

April 29, 2015 Featured News

29/4/15 Construction of the Church in honor of the Holy Right-Believing Queen Tamara of Georgia (+ 1207, feast: May 14 and the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women) has begun in Maikop. Maikop is the capital of Adygea—an autonomous republic in the Northwest Caucasus in Southwestern Russia, with a largely Muslim population. While the church walls […]

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FEAST OF ABBA GERASIMUS OF THE JORDAN

March 24, 2015 Featured News

On Tuesday, the 4th/17th March of 2015, the Patriarchate observed the memory of Hosios Gerasimus of the Jordan at the Monastery founded by him during the 5th c. AD, in the desert of the West Bank of the Jordan River. The Monastery was founded by Abba Gerasimus on the Holy Land, after he had led […]

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THE FEAST OF THE MIRACLE OF THE ‘KOLLYVA’ OF ST THEODORE OF TYRE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 4, 2015 Featured News

On Saturday, the 15th/28th of February 2015, the miracle of the kollyva performed by St Theodore of Tyre, the Great Martyr, was observed at the Monastery dedicated to his name, to the west of the Patriarchate. The miracle was performed by St Theodore by divine power, in the middle of the 4th c. AD, when he […]

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THE FEAST OF THE THREE HIERARCHS CELEBRATED AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHAL SCHOOL

February 16, 2015 Featured News

  On Thursday, the 30th of January/12th of February 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the Three Holy Hierarchs, John Chrysostom, Basil the Great and Gregory the Theologian. This feast, honouring the ministry of teaching, was celebrated at the Patriarchal School on the hill of the Holy Sion. The feast was established by the […]

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THE FEAST OF THE VENERATION OF THE CHAINS OF THE APOSTLE PETER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 4, 2015 Featured News

On Thursday, the 16th/29th January 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the veneration of the chains of the glorious Saint and Apostle Peter. The incarceration of the Apostle Peter by Herod Agrippa, aimed at his execution in order to please the Jews, and his miraculous liberation by an angel is reported in the Acts of the Apostles […]

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THE FEAST OF ST THEODOSIUS THE CENOBIARCH

January 31, 2015 Featured News

On Saturday, the 11th/24th of January 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of St Theodosius the Cenobiarch in the Monastery dedicated to his name and which lies in the desert of Judea. The Monastery was founded by St Theodosius himself, having arrived in the Holy Land from his homeland of Cappadocia after the middle of […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (2015)

January 27, 2015 Featured News

On Tuesday, the 7th/21st of January 2015, the day after the feast of Theophany, the Patriarchate celebrated the Synaxis of St John the Holy Glorious Baptist and Forerunner, at the Monastery dedicated to his name on the Southwest of the Church of the Resurrection. Through this particular feast, the Church calls the faithful to a […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY MONASTERY OF HOZEVA

January 27, 2015 Featured News

On Wednesday, the 8th/21st of January 2015, two days after the Epiphany, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Monastery of Hozeva to commemorate its proprietors, Sts John and George the Hozevites. The two hosioi had played a significant role in the history of the Monastery: in the 5th c. AD, St John arrived here […]

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PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM VISITS ARMENIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE ARMENIAN FEAST OF CHRISTMAS

January 27, 2015 Featured News

January 2015 On Wednesday, the 8th/21st of January 2015, two days after the Orthodox feast of Epiphany, and on the feast-day of St George the Hozevite, the Patriarchate reciprocated the visit paid by the Armenians on the occasion of Orthodox Christmas, as the Armenians celebrate the Nativity after the Epiphany. This visit to the Armenian […]

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THE FEAST OF SAINT MELANIA AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 18, 2015 Featured News

On Tuesday, the 31st of December 2014/3rd of January 2015, the last day of the year 2014, the feast of Saint Melania of Rome was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the chapel dedicated to her, within the Monastery of the Great Panaghia to the south of the Patriarchate. On this site lived Hosia Melania circa […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 13, 2015 Featured News

  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 […]

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THE FEAST OF THEOPHANY AT THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

January 13, 2015 Featured News

On 6 January 2014, the day on which the Orthodox Church celebrates Holy Theophany, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, officiated at Orthros (Matins) and conducted the festal Divine Liturgy and the Service of the Great Blessing of Waters at the Holy Church of the Annunciation of the Theotokos […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS AT THE HOLY METROPOLIS OF MEMPHIS

January 13, 2015 Featured News

On Friday 28 December 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa officiated at Orthros and conducted the Patriarchal Divine Liturgy at the celebrating Church of the Theotokos in Heliopolis, Cairo, on the Feast of the Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos as well as the feast of the Holy […]

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THE FEAST OF ST MODESTUS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 7, 2015 Featured News

On Wednesday, the 18th/31st of December 2014, the Patriarchate observed the memory of Our Father Modestus, Patriarch of Jerusalem, at the chapel dedicated to his name on the hill of Abu Tor, opposite St Sion in Southern Jerusalem. St Modestus was the hegoumen of the Monastery of Abba Theodosius the Cenobiarch, who morally and tangibly […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FOREFATHERS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 7, 2015 Featured News

On Sunday, the 15th/28th of December 2014, namely the Sunday of the Forefathers, the memory of the ancestors, according to the flesh, of our Lord Jesus Christ, was celebrated at the Patriarchate. Patriarch Abraham was the first to receive the Lord’s promise that “in his seed all the nations shall be blessed”. The feast was […]

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Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Popes of Alexandria Meets in Cairo: Exchange Nativity and New Year Greetings

January 4, 2015 Featured News

December 2014- January 2015 THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE GOD-MAN IN CAIRO On the day of the Nativity of the God Man, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the Divine Liturgy of the Nativity of Christ at the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in Cairo, […]

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THE FEAST OF HOSIOS SAVVAS THE CONSECRATED HELD AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 23, 2014 Featured News

December 2014 On Thursday, the 5th/18th of December 2014, the Patriarchate observed the feast of hosios Savvas the Consecrated in the Monastery dedicated to him. The Monastery was founded in the late 5th century in the desert of Judea, which lies in the West Bank of Cedars stream. Since its founding, the Monastery has remained […]

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THE FEAST OF ST CATHERINE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 12, 2014 Featured News

On Monday, the 25th of November/8th of December 2014, the feast of the glorious great martyr St Catherine was celebrated at the Monastery dedicated to her name. The Monastery stands opposite the Patriarchate, in the Christian quarter of Jerusalem. As has been handed down to us by the Synaxarion of the Church, St Catherine lived […]

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THE FEAST OF ST PHILOUMEN THE HAGIOTAPHITE

December 6, 2014 Featured News

On Saturday, the 16th/29th of November 2014, the Jerusalem Patriarchate celebrated the memory of holy-martyr St Philoumen the Hagiotaphite at Jacob’s Well in Nablus, Samaria, where he served as abbot until his martyric death in 1979. Jacob’s Well was where Our Lord Jesus Christ conversed with the Samaritan woman and revealed Himself as Christ, guiding […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY ARCHANGELS IN JERUSALEM

November 27, 2014 Featured News

On Friday, the 8th/21st of November 2014, the Synaxis of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel and all the heavenly powers was celebrated at the Monastery dedicated to them, in the Christian quarter between the Monasteries of St George and St Catherine, at a close distance to the north of the Patriarchate. Vespers and the divine […]

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THE FEAST OF ST GEORGE OBSERVED IN JERUSALEM AND BEIT JALA

November 27, 2014 Featured News

Jerusalem On Sunday, the 3rd/16th of November 2014, the translation of the relics of St George the Great Martyr and Trophy Bearer was celebrated mostly in Lydda, and also in the Monasteries dedicated to his name in Jerusalem and in the village of Beit-Jala. Α. In Jerusalem. At St George Monastery, known as St George […]

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