Hagiotaphite Fathers

THE BOILED WHEAT MIRACLE BY ST. THEODOROS TYRON AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 25, 2018 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 25/2/18 On Saturday February 11/24, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the boiled wheat miracle by St. Theodoros Tyron the Great Martyr, who martyred at the reing of Maximian and Maximinus in 297 A.D. On this Feast, the Church commemorates the appearance of St. Theodoros Tyron to the Archbishop Eudoxios of […]

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THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE HAGIOTAPHITE FATHERS

January 3, 2018 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 3/1/18 The established annual memorial service of the Hagiotaphite Fathers was held at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection on Sunday December 18/31 2017, the Sunday before Christmas. The Divine Liturgy before the memorial service was officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophanes of Gerassa. The Memorial Service […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. MODESTOS PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

January 3, 2018 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 3/1/18 The commemoration of our Father among the Saints Modestos Patriarch of Jerusalem was observed by the Patriarchate on Monday December 19, 2017/ January 1, 2018. The Feast took place at the Holy Monastery dedicated to his honour, also known as Abu-Tor, at the hill which is separated from the Holy Zion […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. SPYRIDON AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

December 31, 2017 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 31/12/17 The memory of our Father among the Saints Spyridon was observed by the Patriarchate on Monday December 12/25 2017 at his Holy Monastery, in the Old City of Jerusalem on the interior side of the Wall by Damascus Gate. The Church honours St. Spyridon as its Father. He was from Cyprus, […]

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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

September 25, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2017 On Thursday, 8th/21st September 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the Nativity of our All-Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. During this feast, the Church commemorates the fact that the Theotokos was given by God as the fruit of the womb of her childless parents, Joachim and […]

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THE ASCEND OF THEOTOKOS’ ICON FROM GETHSEMANE AT THE FEAST OF THE APODOSIS OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS

September 11, 2017 Featured
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2017 On Tuesday 23rd August/5th September 2017, the ascend of Theotokos’ icon took place in procession from Theotokos’ Tomb to the Metochion of Gethsemane, opposite the Church of the Resurrection. This sacred icon had remained at Theotokos’ Tomb since its descend in the morning of 12th August until 23rd August, the […]

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ACTOR MR. RICHARD GERE VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Friday evening, 25th February/10th March 2017, the actor Mr. Richard Gere visited the Patriarchate escorted by two people known to him and the Patriarchate, Mr. Jamal Narsi and Mr. Zahi Houri. Mr. Richard Gere was received by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos with Hagiotaphite […]

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THE FEAST OF THE BOILED WHEAT MIRACLE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 9, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Saturday of the first week of Great Lent, the memory of the miracle of the boiled wheat by St. Theodore Tyron the Great Martyr was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Holy Monastery dedicated to him, which is on the west side of the Patriarchate towards the New […]

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VISIT OF THE MAYOR OF JERUSALEM AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 16, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 16/1/17 On Wednesday morning, 29th December 2016/11th January 2017, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Nir Barkat with a team of approximately twenty of his associates visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of the Feast of Christmas and the New Year. The Mayor and his entourage were received by H.H.B our […]

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ISRAELI SETTLERS VIOLATE STATUS QUO IN THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

November 12, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 12/11/16 On the morning of Tuesday, the 26th of October/8th of November, St Demetrius feast-day, Israeli settlers, members of the Ateret Cohanim extreme right organization, striving to liberate the Holy Land from non-Jewish elements and, in the same spirit, seizing Patriarchal property opposite the Church of the Resurrection in 1991, namely […]

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THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

October 4, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – October 2016 On the afternoon of Friday, the 17th/30th of September 2016, the Ukrainian President, Mr Petro Poroshenko, accompanied by his country’s delegation to the funeral of former Israeli President, Shimon Peres, visited the Patriarchate. His Excellency the Ukrainian President and his 25-member escort, including the Ukrainian Ambassador to Tel Aviv, […]

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THE NATIVITY OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS CELEBRATED AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

September 25, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – September 2016 On Wednesday the 8th/21st of September 2016, the feast of the Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos was observed by the Patriarchate in commemoration of the fact that God had offered Mary as a gift to her barren parents, Joachim and Anna, for their fervent faith and […]

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COMMEMORATION OF THE BEHEADING OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

September 19, 2016 Featured News

Patriarchate of Jerusalem- September 2016 On Sunday, the 29th of August/11th of September 2016, the Patriarchate commemorated the beheading of St John the Baptist at the Monastery dedicated to his name, standing to the south of the Church of the Resurrection. His memory is observed by the Church through fasting from olive oil except for […]

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TWO HUNDRED-MEMBER GROUP OF THE HELLENIC NAVY VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

August 23, 2016 Featured News

THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – August 2016 On Saturday, the 7th/20th of August 2016, a group consisting of 200 members of the Hellenic Navy, headed by the Defence Attaché of the Greek Embassy in Israel, Mr V. Broumas, visited the Patriarchate. The group was welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers. […]

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THE FIRST STASIS OF THE SALUTATIONS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 22, 2016 Featured News

JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – March 2016 On the evening of Friday the 5th/18th of March 2016, the Patriarchate celebrated the First Stasis of the Salutations of the Most Holy Theotokos. The First Stasis of the Salutations was read in the context of the Small Compline service and of the Canon “I shall open my mouth” at the […]

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THE MINISTER OF TOURISM OF THE REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 20, 2016 Featured News

On Thursday, the 29th of January/11th of February 2016, the Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Srpska, Mr Zlatan Klokic, accompanied by Mr Ariel Livni, Advisor to the President of the Republic, and associates of his, visited the Patriarchate. The Minister and his entourage were received by H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, and Hagiotaphite […]

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THE ALBANIAN PRIME MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 26, 2015 Featured News

On Monday, the 8th/21st of December 2015, His Excellency the Prime Minister of Albania, Mr Edi Rama, in the context of a visit to the state of Israel, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his esteemed wife and a group of his political associates. The Prime Minister and his retinue were welcomed at David’s […]

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RETURN OF THE ICON OF THEOTOKOS FROM UKRAINE TO THE GETHSEMANE DEPENDENCY

December 1, 2015 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate On Saturday, the 15th/28th of November 2015, His Eminence Alexander, Archbishop of Pereyaslav-Khemlnytskyi and Vishniev, returned to the Patriarchate the icon of the Dormition from the Tomb of the Mother of God. On a request of Metropolitan Onouphrios of Ukraine, the icon had been sent to Ukraine for a period of approximately two […]

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THE ICON OF THEOTOKOS CARRIED TO GETHSEMANE

August 29, 2015 Featured News

Patriarchate of Jerusalem Before dawn on the morning of Tuesday the 12th/25th of August 2015, a procession began of the icon of the Dormition of Theotokos, from the Dependency of Gethsemane opposite the Church of the Resurrection, to the Tomb of the Mother of God in Gethseman. The procession was preceded by a Divine Liturgy […]

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A DELEGATION OF BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

August 25, 2015 News

On Thursday, the 8th/20th of August, a delegation of ten officials of the Bulgarian Government and esteemed members of the Bulgarian society, performing humanitarian work under Mr Ragev Menasche from Israel, visited the Patriarchate. The distinguished guests were welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers, as citizens of a country with which the […]

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YOUTH FROM THE COMMUNITY OF NAZARETH VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

August 19, 2015 Featured News

On Thursday, the 31st of July/13th of August 2015, a group of thirty young men and women from the Patriarchate’s Greek Orthodox Community in Nazareth, led by their Presbyter, f. Lazaros, visited the Patriarchate. They were welcomed by H.B. Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers. On behalf of the group, father Lazaros thanked the […]

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