THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 24/7/17 On Saturday, 6th/19th August 2017, the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord was celebrated at the Patriarchate. During this Feast, the Church commemorates the event that a little while before His Passion on the Cross, the Lord went up on Mount Tabor with the distinguished disciples, Peter, James and John ...

The significance of the Lord’s Transfiguration

Church of Serbia - August 2017 Forty days before He was delivered to an ignominious death for our sins, our Lord revealed to three of His disciples the glory of His Divinity. “And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart; and was transfigured before ...

METROPOLITAN HILARION: CHURCH BECOMES MOUNT TABOR FOR US

On 19 August 2015, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolmask, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Moscow. Concelebrating ...

A Feast of Divine Beauty

OCA- August 2015 In several days, we will celebrate the Great Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, a Feast of light and glory celebrated every year on August 6.  The account of the Transfiguration can be found in three of the Gospels - Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 9:2-8 and Luke 9:28-36.  There is also a powerful ...

Mount Tabor & The Transfiguration of Christ

Konstantinos Koutroubas 4/8/2012 Since on Monday, August 6, we are celebrating the great feast of the Transfiguration of our Savior (Η Μεταμόρφωσις του Σωτήρος), I thought I'd share something regarding Mount Tabor in the Holy Land, the site of this great event. What happened with the Transfiguration is that Christ took three of His Apostles- Saints ...

Feast of Transfiguration celebrations set for Mount Tabor

By TRAVELUJAH 08/17/2011 For more information on Christians sites and travel in Israel, visit Travelujah.com Greek Orthodox church celebrates transfiguration of Jesus, one of the most significant events in Christian thought. On August 18 and 19 the Greek Orthodox Church will celebrate the annual Feast of the Transfiguration, which celebrates the transfiguration of Jesus that is traditionally thought ...

Meteorologists fail to explain descending of the cloud on supposed place of the Lord’s Transfiguration

Moscow, January 11, Interfax - Science cannot explain a mystery of the cloud, that every year descends on the Mount Tabor where, according to the Bible, the Transfiguration of the Lord took place. Sergey Mirov, a participant in the research organized this summer by the working group on miraculous signs at the Synodal Theological Commission, the ...