Holy Sepulcher

Donation of Armenian Rugs to the Holy Sepulcher

June 6, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – June 2017 On occasion of the Feast of the Ascension, the family Megerian donated two exquisite Armenian rugs to the Holy Sepulcher. The rugs are in honour of their late father and grandfather Hovannes John Megerian. Source:

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Exclusive Photos from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

March 24, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service – 24/3/17 Special Courtesy – Dina Blokland Exclusive Photos from the restoration ceremony of the Holy Aedicule at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Source: OCP News Service

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Speech of Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the Restoration Ceremony of the Holy Aedicule

March 23, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/3/17 The entire Christian world is rejoicing today at the reopening of the Holy Aedicule after months of restoration and reinforcement. Today as we stand in front of this holiest of all the Christian shrines throughout the world, we are inevitably reminded of the passion and crucifixion […]

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Live Video from the Holy Sepulcher

March 22, 2017 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 22/3/17 Live Video from the Holy Sepulcher, after restoration of the Holy Edicule. Source:

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The Church of the Holy Sepulcher

March 22, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 22/3/17 Almost for 2000 years the Church of Holy Sepulcher, known as the Church of the Tomb of Christ, has been the holiest place in Jerusalem for Christians. Historically, Constantine the Great was the first Emperor who, in the middle of the 4th century, initiated building Churches […]

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Pictures of the Progress on the Restoration of the Aedicule

March 16, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 16/3/17 The restoration on the Aedicule in the Holy Sepulcher started on October 26, 2016. The restoration is progressing well. Source:

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Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) Visits Catholicate Palace & the Ancient Church of Niranam

August 2, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 2/8/16 Indian Orthodox Malankara Church – Jerusalem Patriarchate Also Read: Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) on a Visit to the Indian Orthodox Church Kerala- India: Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) Visits Catholicate Palace (Headquaters of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church) & the Ancient Church of Niranam established by St.Thomas […]

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Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) on a Visit to the Indian Orthodox Church

July 30, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 30/7/16 Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- Jerusalem Patriarchate Kerala-India: His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Qatar of the Jerusalem Patriarchate is on a visit to Indian Orthodox Church. Archbishop is one of the chief guests for the Gulf Orthodox Youth Conference held in Peerimedu, Kerala. The Jerusalem Prelate will also visit the ancient […]

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ADDRESS OF WELCOME TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UKRAINE HIS EXCELLENCY PETRO POROSHENKO TO THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 26, 2015 Featured News

December 2015Your Excellency, Mr. President, Your Excellency, Mr. President, Your Eminences, Distinguished Members of the Presidential Entourage, Your Graces, Reverend Fathers, Ladies and Gentlemen, In this season of preparation for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, we welcome you warmly to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. You have come to the Mother of all the […]

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THE GREEK PRIME MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 1, 2015 Featured News

November-December 2015 On the afternoon of the 13th/26th of November 2015, His Excellency the Greek Prime Minister, Mr Alexis Tsipras, visited the Patriarchate. Mr Tsipras was accompanied by political associates of his, amongst whom Foreign Minister Mr Kotzias; Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister, Mr Spirtzis; Minister of State, Mr Pappas; Deputy Minister to the Prime […]

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GREEK JOURNALISTS VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November 21, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 On Wednesday, the 5th/18th of November 2015, a group of Greek journalists on a visit to Israel’s Foreign Ministry visited the Patriarchate after venerating at the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulcher. They were welcomed by His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, who went on to talk to them about the […]

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THE ICON OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS IN GETHSEMANE TRANSFERRED TO UKRAINE

October 19, 2015 Featured News

On Friday, the 26th of September/10th of October 2015, the reverend Bishop Aleksandr of Pereyaslav Khmelnitsky and Vishnevsky, aide to the Most Reverend Onuphrius, Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine, arrived in Jerusalem. During a night liturgy on the aforementioned day, Bishop Aleksandr co-officiated at the Holy Sepulcher with His Eminence Joachim, Archbishop of former […]

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PROFESSOR MOROPOULOU OF THE NTUA REVISITS THE HOLY SEPULCHER

October 13, 2015 News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – October 2015 Between Sunday the 4th and Tuesday the 6th of October 2015, Professor Antonia Moropoulou of the National Technical University of Athens, accompanied by Mr Korres and his wife, Architect Asimina Koutrouli, visited the Holy Sepulcher and the Patriarchate. The aim of the visit was to perform diagnostic works on the […]

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PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES MESSRS. FRANK FEIGENBAUM AND MARIOS PAPADOPOULOS

October 3, 2015 News

On the morning of Thursday, the 18th of September/1st of October 2015, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem conferred the medal of Minor Crusader of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher upon Mr Marios Papadopoulos and Mr Frank Feigenbaum. This honour was awarded in recognition of the two men’s interest in the Patriarchate, especially the financial […]

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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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St. Tikhon’s Monastery announces St. Anna Celebration July 26

July 20, 2015 Featured News
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SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] – July 2015 Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here warmly invites the faithful to its annual Saint Anna Day celebration on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Throughout the celebration, the faithful may venerate the myrrh-streaming icon of Saint Anna and the Mother of God, which has been enshrined at the monastery since the fall of […]

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GREEK FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 9, 2015 Featured News

In the afternoon of Sunday, the 22nd of June/5th of July 2015, the Greek Foreign Minister, Mr Nikolaos Kotzias, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by associates of his: Ambassador Demetrios Paraskevopoulos, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Tasia Athanasiou, Director of the Diplomatic Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Konstantinos Koutras, […]

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THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS -MR N. ANASTASIADES VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 20, 2015 Featured News

On Sunday, the 1st/14th of June 2015, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Anastasiades, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his esteemed wife and associates of his. Ms Andri Anastasiadou had participated in the Divine Liturgy at the All-holy Church of the Resurrection, led by His Eminence Methodios, Archbishop […]

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HOLY SERVICES OF THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE AVAILABLE IN DIGITAL FORMAT

June 8, 2015 Featured News

June 2015 We would like to announce the completion of the digital processing of the holy services broadcast on the radio from the Holy Sepulcher, the Horrendous Golgotha and the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. The services are available to the public at no cost through the official website of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, in […]

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THE FEAST OF PENTECOST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 8, 2015 Featured News

June 2015 On Sunday, the 18th/31st of May 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of Pentecost, commemorating the enlightenment of the disciples through the Holy Spirit in the form of tongues of fire, after which they went on to proclaims the wonders of God in foreign language and to found the Church by baptizing 3.000 […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES KALLINIKOS – FORMER METROPOLITAN OF PIRAEUS

May 16, 2015 Featured News

On Wednesday, the 30th of April/13th of May 2015, the Most Reverend Ignatius, Metropolitan of Demetrias and Almyros, visited the Patriarchate, accompanying Kallinikos, former Metropolitan of Piraeus. The distinguished guests were welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos and Hagiotaphite Fathers. The Elder Metropolitan Kallinikos expressed joy and emotion at visiting the Holy Sepulcher and the Patriarchate once […]

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