THE ASCEND OF THEOTOKOS’ ICON FROM GETHSEMANE AT THE FEAST OF THE APODOSIS OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - September 2017 On Tuesday 23rd August/5th September 2017, the ascend of Theotokos’ icon took place in procession from Theotokos’ Tomb to the Metochion of Gethsemane, opposite the Church of the Resurrection. This sacred icon had remained at Theotokos’ Tomb since its descend in the morning of 12th August until 23rd August, the day of ...

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 ...