HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM OFFICIATES IN TULKARM, SAMARIA

March April 2014 On Sunday, the 17th/30th of March 2014, the Sunday of St John Climacus, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, officiated at the Divine Liturgy in the Rum Orthodox, Arab-speaking Community of Tulkarm. The town lies at half an hour’s drive from Jacob’s Well in Samaria. Tulkarm numbers only two families, living amongst Muslim residents. Its ...

DOXOLOGY FOR THE 193RD ANNIVERSARY OF 25 MARCH 1821

March- April 2014 - Jerusalem Patriarchate  In the morning of Tuesday, 12th/25th of March 2014, Doxology was held at the Katholikon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection to commemorate the 193rd anniversary of the 25th of March 1821. Leading the Doxology was His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch ofJerusalem, with co-officiating Hagiotaphite Fathers, Prelates, Priests, monks and deacons, ...

FESTIVITIES AT THE PATRIARCHAL SCHOOL

  March- April 2014 - Jerusalem Patriarchate  At 5.00 pm of Tuesday the 12th/25th of March 2014, a school feast took place on the hill of St Sion School to commemorate the 25th of March 1821. Attending the festivities was His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner, the Most Reverend Isychios, Metropolitan of Kapitolias; ...

Port Arthur Icon of the Mother of God given to Crimea by Siberian Cossacks

March/April 2014 On March 26, at the St. Vladimir Cathedral in Cherson, the Siberian Cossacks donated the Port Arthur Icon of the Mother of God to the Crimean Cossacks. The Icon of the Holy Theotokos was brought to the upper church, where a prayer service was celebrated before it, reports the Sevastopol Deanery's website. The service was performed ...