Orthodox Churches

The Feast of Saints Constantine and Helen in Jerusalem

The Feast of Saints Constantine and Helen in Jerusalem
The Feast of Saints Constantine and Helen in Jerusalem
The Feast of Saints Constantine and Helen in Jerusalem
The Feast of Saints Constantine and Helen in Jerusalem

On Thursday, 21 May / 3 June 2021, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Holy glorious God-crowned Sovereigns and Equal to the Apostles, Constantine and Helen.

The feast of The Sunday of teh Samaritan Woman

The feast of The Sunday of teh Samaritan Woman
The feast of The Sunday of teh Samaritan Woman
The feast of The Sunday of teh Samaritan Woman
The feast of The Sunday of teh Samaritan Woman

On Sunday, 17/30 May 2021, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman at the shrine of Jacob’s well in Nablus of Samaria.

The feast of The Apperance of the sign of The Cross in the heavens in Jerusalem

The feast of The Apperance of the sign of The Cross in the heavens in Jerusalem
The feast of The Apperance of the sign of The Cross in the heavens in Jerusalem
The feast of The Apperance of the sign of The Cross in the heavens in Jerusalem
The feast of The Apperance of the sign of The Cross in the heavens in Jerusalem

On Thursday 7/20 May 2021, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the appearance of the sign of the Cross in the heavens. On this feast, the Church, and especially the Church of Jerusalem commemorates that on 7 May in the year 351, the sign of the Cross appeared in dazzling light, radiating more than the sun rays, and was visible from the Horrendous Golgotha to the Mount of Olives. All the inhabitants of Jerusalem saw it and came out from their houses.

Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine

Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine
Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine
Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine
Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates The Divine Liturgy in Reine

On Sunday 10/23 May 2021, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Sunday of the Paralytic man at the Holy Church of Reine town, near the city of Nazareth.

The ambassador of the USA in Cairo visited the Patriarchate of Alexandria

On 17th May 2021, the Ambassador of the USA to Cairo His Excellency Mr. Jonathan Cohen visited the See of the Patriarchate of Alexandria. Ambassador Cohen was welcomed by His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, with whom they had wholehearted talks on, among other things, the role and the work of the Ancient Patriarchate of Alexandria on the African Continent.

Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing

Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing
Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing
Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing
Paschal celebration in Church of the Dormition in Beijing

On the Paschal night of May 2, 2021, the festive divine service was celebrated in the church of the Dormition in Beijing. The Midnight Office, Matins preceded by a procession with the cross and the Divine Liturgy were celebrated by the rector of the church, Hieromonk Innokenty (Kolesnikov). The parish choir was conducted by Ms. O. Pimenova.