THE FEAST OF PROPHET ELIAS IN MA’ALUL

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - August 2016 On Sunday, the 18th/31st of July 2016, the feast of the Prophet Elias was observed belatedly at the Church dedicated to his name in Ma’alul, near Nazareth. This particular church had been a centre of worship for the Orthodox Arabic-speaking Community of the Patriarchate, abandoned after the 1948 events and ...

THE FEAST OF ST GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR AT THE CHURCH OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF ROMANIA IN JERUSALEM

The Jerusalem Patriarchate- May 2016 On the morning of 23 April/6 May 2016, feast day of the St George the Trophy Bearer and Great Martyr, which coincided with the commemoration of the Life-giving Spring of Theotokos on Friday of Bright Week, a panegyric divine Liturgy was held at St George Church of the Patriarchate of Romania, ...

HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE FOURTH STASIS OF THE SALUTATIONS IN HAIFA

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - April 2016 On Friday, the 26th of March/8th of April 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, led the Fourth Stasis of the Salutations of Theotokos at the Rum Orthodox Arabic-speaking Community of Haifa, wherein stands a church dedicated to the Prophet Elias, on the slope of Mount Carmel. Co-officiating were the former Metropolitan ...

THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THEOTOKOS IN NAZARETH

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - April 2016 On Thursday, the 25th of March/7th of April 2016, the feast of the Annunciation of Theotokos was observed by the Patriarchate in panegyric memory of the fact that the Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to Mariam, the pure daughter of Nazareth, and addressing her “Rejoice, O Full of Grace”, ...

THE FEAST OF PENTECOST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 2015 On Sunday, the 18th/31st of May 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of Pentecost, commemorating the enlightenment of the disciples through the Holy Spirit in the form of tongues of fire, after which they went on to proclaims the wonders of God in foreign language and to found the Church by baptizing 3.000 faithful ...

THE FEAST OF ST GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR IN ACCRA – PTOLEMAIS

On Saturday, the 25th of April/8th of May 2015, the Patriarchate observed the feast of St George the Trophy-Bearer at the Monastery dedicated to his name in the city of Accra- Ancient Ptolemais of Northern Israel. The Accra-Ptolemais Bishopric includes twelve Greek Orthodox Arab-speaking Communities. Patriarch Theophilos was welcomed to the city by the Hegoumen, Archimandrite Philotheos, ...