THE AKATHIST HYMN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On the afternoon of Friday the 2nd/15th of April 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Akathist Hymn, as the nine Odes of the “I shall open my mouth” Canon was sang in the context of the Small Compline, whereas the four Stases of the Akathist Hymn were read out. This service in honour of ...

THE FEAST OF ST THEKLA AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Wednesday, the 24th of September/7th of October 2015, the feast of St Thekla the Protomartyr and Equal to the Apostles, was observed by the Patriarchate at the chapel dedicated to her name, on the west of the monastic church of Sts Constantine and Helen. St Thekla was a disciple of the Apostle Paul. After preaching ...