HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM VISITS THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  - 16/10/17 His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos visited the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Fanar from Tuesday 27th September/10th October to Wednesday 28th September/11th October   2017, escorted by Geronda Secretary General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and Archdeacon Mark. Upon their arrival at the airport of Constantinople, He was welcomed ...

THE VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM TO CONSTANTINOPLE – CAPPADOCIA

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 20/6/17 The visit of His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos at the Ecumenical Patriarchate and later on to Cappadocia began on Friday, 3rd/ 16th June 2017. His Beatitude was invited by the All-Holy Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos for this visit, as the latter has undertaken pilgrimage tours to Churches and ...

COMMEMORATION OF THE BEHEADING OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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 Saturday ...

THE FIRST STASIS OF THE SALUTATIONS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE - March 2016 On the evening of Friday the 5th/18th of March 2016, the Patriarchate celebrated the First Stasis of the Salutations of the Most Holy Theotokos. The First Stasis of the Salutations was read in the context of the Small Compline service and of the Canon “I shall open my mouth” at the katholikon of ...

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PALESTINIAN AUTONOMY VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Tuesday, the 29th of July/11th of August 2015, Mr Hejab Al-Jabra and Mr Kifah Barakat, heads of the relations between the Palestinians of the occupied areas and the Israeli Army, accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner in Bethlehem, Archbishop Theophylaktos of Jordan, visited the Patriarchate. They were welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers. In ...

THE PRESENTATION OF THEOTOKOS CELEBRATED AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Thursday, the 21st of November/4th of December 2014, the Patriarchate celebrated the Entrance of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple of God. The Presentation, namely the Entrance of Theotokos into the holy of holies of the Temple of Solomon, foretells “God’s will for our salvation” and the fact that the virgin Mariam, presented by ...

28TH OCTOBER CELEBRATIONS AT THE SCHOOL OF SION (2014)

November 2014 On the afternoon of Tuesday, the 15th/28th of October 2014, the 28th of October national day was humbly celebrated at the School of St Sion. His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, was invited to attend the celebrations, accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner, the Most Reverend Isychios, Metropolitan of Kapitolias; the Elder Secretary-General, His Eminence Aristarchos, ...

MAFRAQ YOUTH COMMUNITY VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

October 2014 On Thursday, the 26th of September/9th of October 2014, a group of pilgrims consisting of approximately 50 young men and women, from the flock of the Mafraq Community in Northern Jordan, visited the Patriarchate. They were accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner, His Eminence Philoumenos, Archbishop of Pella. The pilgrims were courteously received by H.B., Patriarch ...

CONCLUSION OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PATRIARCHATES OF JERUSALEM AND ROMANIA

August 2014 On Friday the 11th/22nd of August 2014, the representative of the Romanian Patriarchate to Jerusalem, Archimandrite f. Timotheos, arrived at the Patriarchate alongside f. David, the head of the Romanian Patriarchate’s guesthouse in Jericho. The two men were received by His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of the Patriarchal ...

THE APODOSIS OF PASCHA IN JERUSALEM

May 2014 On Wednesday the 13th/28th of May 2014, the feast of the Apodosis (Leavetaking) of Pascha was celebrated at the Patriarchate as the last day of this year’s Easter Period. The Canon of the Resurrection was chanted and the Divine Liturgy officiated at the katholikon of the Church of the Resurrection, led by the Secretary of ...