A DELEGATION OF BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Thursday, the 8th/20th of August, a delegation of ten officials of the Bulgarian Government and esteemed members of the Bulgarian society, performing humanitarian work under Mr Ragev Menasche from Israel, visited the Patriarchate. The distinguished guests were welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers, as citizens of a country with which the Patriarchate ...

YOUTH FROM THE COMMUNITY OF NAZARETH VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Thursday, the 31st of July/13th of August 2015, a group of thirty young men and women from the Patriarchate’s Greek Orthodox Community in Nazareth, led by their Presbyter, f. Lazaros, visited the Patriarchate. They were welcomed by H.B. Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers. On behalf of the group, father Lazaros thanked the Patriarch for ...

ARCHAEOLOGIST MAHA DARAWSHA MEETS WITH THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ON RECENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS

On Wednesday the 30th of July/12th of August 2015, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers, met with Ms Maha Darawsha, hailing from Nazareth, now a professor of Archaeology at Hartford University, Connecticut. The meeting took place at the Patriarchate. On a computer screen, the professor presented to His Beatitude and the ...

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 REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS DEFENCE MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

At noon on Tuesday, the 22nd of July/4th of August 2015, the Honourable Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Christophoros Fokaides, in the context of a visit to the State of Israel, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his associates, Christos Mallikides, Constantinos Fytiris, Vasileios Polemites and Damianos Odysseos. Also present ...

THEIR BEATITUDES THE PATRIARCHS OF ALEXANDRIA AND JERUSALEM CONCELEBRATE IN THE HOLY SEPULCHER

July-August 2015 On the night of the 15th to the 16th/28th to the 29th of July 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros, Patriarch of Alexandria, in the context of a visit to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, led the nocturnal Divine Liturgy at the Lord’s Sepulcher. Concelebrating were Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, Archbishop Isychios of Kapitolias, Archbishop Aristarchos of ...

INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON THE MUSICAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE COLLECTION OF THE PATRIARCHAL LIBRARY OF JERUSALEM

On the afternoon of Friday the 20th of June/3rd of July 2015, the Interdisciplinary Conference on “The Musical Manuscripts in the Collection of the Holy Sepulcher of the Patriarchal Library of Jerusalem” began its deliberations at the Notre Dame Hotel, in the vicinity of the New Gate. The Conference took place at the initiative of ...

THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES KALLINIKOS – FORMER METROPOLITAN OF PIRAEUS

On Wednesday, the 30th of April/13th of May 2015, the Most Reverend Ignatius, Metropolitan of Demetrias and Almyros, visited the Patriarchate, accompanying Kallinikos, former Metropolitan of Piraeus. The distinguished guests were welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos and Hagiotaphite Fathers. The Elder Metropolitan Kallinikos expressed joy and emotion at visiting the Holy Sepulcher and the Patriarchate once more, remembering ...

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, ...

ISRAELI MINISTER OF TOURISM VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 2014 On Tuesday the 26th of February/11th of March 2014, the Israeli Minister of Tourism, Mr Landau Uzi, accompanied by associates of his, visited the Patriarchate. The Honourable Minister was received by His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers. In the context of this visit, His Beatitude thanked the Minister for ...

SOUL SATURDAY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 2014 On the evening of Friday to Saturday of Souls, namely the 8th/21st to the 9th/22nd of February 2014, Vespers was held in commemoration of all departed Hagiotaphite Fathers, glorious Patriarchates, Prelates, Priests, Hieromonks, monks and nuns. The Service was led by His Beatitude Theophilos, our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem. Hagiotaphite Fathers co-officiated with ...