THE FEAST OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

 The Jerusalem Patriarchate - August 2018 On Tuesday August 15/28, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of the Dormition of Theotokos at her Tomb in Gethsemane. For this Feast the Church teaches that the Theotokos slept in the Lord in a natural death, but she was taken up in heaven both in soul and body, and was placed ...

THE FEAST OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - September 2017 On Monday, 15th/28th August 2017, the Patriarchate celebrated in great festivity the feast of the Dormition of Theotokos according to its typical order of worship at the Tomb of Theotokos in Gethsemane. Therein, with the Tomb of Theotokos being the Holy Altar, Matins and the Divine Liturgy were celebrated, led by ...

The meeting of His Beatitude John X with the General Assembly Secretariat of the Orthodox Youth Movement

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East - 28/11/16 His Beatitude John X meets with the General Secretariat of the Orthodox Youth Movement Nov. 24 - 2016-11-25 The meeting which took place in the beginning of the yearly assembly of the orthodox youth movement, was inaugurated by His Beatitude John X at the evening Vespers at ...

Icon of the Mother of God of “the Three Hands”

Church of Serbia - July 2016 The Icon of the Mother of God, “Of the Three Hands”: In the ninth century during the time of the Iconoclasts, St. John of Damascus (December 4) was zealous in his veneration of holy icons. Because of this, he was slandered by the emperor and iconoclast Leo III the Isaurian ...

Icon of the Mother of God of “the Three Hands”

July 2015 The Icon of the Mother of God, “Of the Three Hands”: In the ninth century during the time of the Iconoclasts, St. John of Damascus (December 4) was zealous in his veneration of holy icons. Because of this, he was slandered by the emperor and iconoclast Leo III the Isaurian (717-740), who informed the ...

Icon of the Mother of God of “the Three Hands”

July 2014 The Icon of the Mother of God, “Of the Three Hands”: In the ninth century during the time of the Iconoclasts, St. John of Damascus (December 4) was zealous in his veneration of holy icons. Because of this, he was slandered by the emperor and iconoclast Leo III the Isaurian (717-740), who informed the ...