THE FEAST OF THE DEPOSITION OF THE BODY OF ST. GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  - 21/11/17 On Thursday 3rd/16th November 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the deposition of the body of the Holy Great and Glorious Martyr George the Trophy bearer. On this day the Church does not celebrate the martyrdom of the Saint but the deposition of his sacred relics in Lydda, which was brought ...

Ecumenical Patriarch visits UN Office in Geneva

On the morning of Friday, December, 5, 2014, His All-Holiness visited the seat of the United Nations in Geneva, together with his entourage, where he was warmly welcomed by Michael Møller, Acting Director of the United Nations Office at Geneva as well as of the Economic Commission for Europe. Also present was Ambassador Alexandros Alexandris, ...

Greek Academy School Celebrates Three Hierarchs, Zimbabwe

Apostolos Papapostolou 2/2/2011 A Greek Orthodox kindergarten, elementary and high school form the Greek Academy. The school operates in the capital of Zimbabwe, under the responsibility of the Greek Community in Harare and surrounding areas. It is a project which had remained a dream for many years and was realized in the beginning of 2008. The Greek ...

THE FEAST OF SAINT PANTELEIMON THE HEALER CELEBRATED IN JERUSALEM

The Holy Monastery of the Great Martyr Saint Panteleimon the Healer is situated in the Christian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, between the Patriarchate and David’s Gate (Jaffa Gate).  In ancient times the Church was named in honour of Saint Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem, the Catechist (351 AD); however, during recent times, it was ...