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 GATHERING OF THE APOSTLES IN TIBERIAS (2016)

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - July 2016 On Wednesday, the 30th of June/13th of July 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Gathering of the Twelve Apostles at the Monastery dedicated to them in Tiberias, on the west coast of the Tiberian Sea. By “Gathering of the Holy Apostles” we mean the gathering of the faithful in ...