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THE FEAST OF ST. JAMES THE BROTHER OF GOD AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November 8, 2017 Featured
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  The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 8/11/17 On Sunday 23rd October/5th November 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the glorious St. James the Brother of God and first Hierarch of Jerusalem at his Holy Church, located between the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood and the Church of the Resurrection, being the Cathedral of the Greek-Orthodox Arab-speaking Community of the […]

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THE PALESTINIAN VILLAGE OF MA’LUL – REMAINS OF SHRINES

August 17, 2017 Featured
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Heba Hrimat – The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 17/8/17 12 km to the west of the city of Nazareth, a rugged country road leads us to a hill covered with pine trees. As our vehicle starts to go through this pine forest, we may get the sense of domination and power. But as we ascend towards […]

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THOMAS SUNDAY AT THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

April 30, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – April 2017 On Sunday, 10th/23rd April 2017, the event of the Lord’s touching by Thomas the Apostle was observed by the Patriarchate according to the Typikon of the Church order and the rules of worship, at the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection. On this feast the Church commemorates that […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

January 23, 2017 Featured News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 On the following day of Theophany, Friday 7th/20th January 2017, the feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Holy Monastery in his honour located south of the Church of the Resurrection and St. James’ guesthouse downlinked by the Israeli settlers of Ateret Kohanim. […]

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THE FEAST OF ST MODESTOS PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE PATRIARCHATE

January 3, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 3/1/17 On Saturday 18th/31th December 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of Saint Modestos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in his historical monastery located on Abu-Tor hill, opposite Zion hill in the Southern New City of Jerusalem. Saint Modestos served as a Patriarch in the years following the Persian conquest of Jerusalem […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY ARCHANGELS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November 26, 2016 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 26/11/16 On Monday, the 8th/21st of November 2016, the Patriarchate commemorated the Gathering of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel and all celestial powers, namely the nine Orders, Authorities, Virtues, Dominions, Thrones, Powers, Cherubim, Seraphim, Archangels and Angels. The feast pays tribute to the Archangels Michael and Gabriel and all bodiless […]

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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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THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE SAVIOUR AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2016)

August 23, 2016 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – August 2016 On Friday the 6th/19th of August 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the Transfiguration of the Saviour in commemoration of the event recounted by the Evangelists (Matthew 17, 1-8), namely that the Lord took with him Peter, James and John and led them up Mount Tabor where He was transfigured, His face […]

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THE FEAST OF ST PANTELEIMON – GREAT MARTYR AND HEALER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

August 13, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – August 2016 On Tuesday, the 27th of July/9th of August 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the glorious great martyr and healer, St Panteleimon, at the Monastery dedicated to his name, to the west of David’s Gate. The Monastery is also dedicated to St Cyril the Catechizer, Archbishop of Jerusalem. […]

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THE FEAST OF STS PETER AND PAUL IN CAPERNAUM

July 16, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – July 2016 On Tuesday, the 29th of June/12th of July 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of the First amongst the Apostles, Sts Peter and Paul, at the monastery dedicated to their name in Capernaum, on the northwest coast of the Tiberian sea, once lifted to the heavens, the Lord’s second […]

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THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2016)

June 12, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – June 2016 On Thursday the 27th of May/9th of June 2016, the Patriarchate observed, on the Mount of Olives, the Despotic feast of the Ascension of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. The feast commemorates in joined joy and sorrow the fact that, forty days after His resurrection and His many […]

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THE FEAST OF THE APODOSIS OF EASTER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 12, 2016 Featured News
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Jerusalem Patriarchate – June 2016 On Wednesday, the 26th of May/8th of June 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Apodosis [Leave-taking] of Easter, namely the completion of forty days since Easter Sunday. On the afore-mentioned day, the service of Easter Matins was performed with the “Resurrection Day” Canon of St John Damascene, followed […]

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THE FEAST OF ST GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR AT THE CHURCH OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF ROMANIA IN JERUSALEM

May 9, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate- May 2016 On the morning of 23 April/6 May 2016, feast day of the St George the Trophy Bearer and Great Martyr, which coincided with the commemoration of the Life-giving Spring of Theotokos on Friday of Bright Week, a panegyric divine Liturgy was held at St George Church of the Patriarchate of […]

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THE FEAST OF ST CATHERINE THE GLORIOUS GREAT MARTYR

December 17, 2015 Featured News

December – The Jerusalem Patriarchate Α. AT THE PATRIARCHATE. On Tuesday, the 25th of November/8th of December 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of St Catherine the glorious great martyr hailing from Alexandria, at the Monastery dedicated to her name at a short distance from the Patriarchate in the Christian quarter. As is well-known, St […]

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THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

September 26, 2015 Featured News

September 2015 A. In Beit Jala The Nativity of Theotokos, customarily celebrated on the 8th/21st of September each year, this year was observed on Sunday the 7th/20th of September at the Church of the Nativity of Theotokos, of the Greek Orthodox Arabic-speaking Community of the town of Beit Jala, near Bethlehem. The Patriarchal Commissioner, the […]

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THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2015)

August 25, 2015 Featured News

On Wednesday the 6th/19th of August 2015, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ in commemoration of the event cited by the Evangelists (Matthew 17, 1-8), namely that the Lord took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up Mount Tabor. There He was […]

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ST ONOUPHRIOS FEAST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 5, 2015 Featured News

On Thursday, the 12th/25th of June 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the memory of Hosios Onouphrios the Egyptian at the Monastery dedicated to him, opposite the Pool of Siloam on the foothills of Abu Tor. St Onouphrios had lived a rigidly ascetic life for more than sixty years, during the 4th c. AD, deep into the […]

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