METROPOLITAN KYRIAKOS OF NAZARETH CELEBRATES THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF HIS PRELACY

On Sunday, the 29th of September/12th of October 2014, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Kyriakos of Nazareth, celebrating his name-day in memory of Hosios Kyriakos the Anachorite, also celebrated the golden jubilee of his prelacy, namely fifty years of fruitful and dedicated service to the Mother of Churches and the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood.

To mark the occasion, the Most Reverend Metropolitan of Nazareth performed the divine Liturgy at the Church of the Annunciation in the Nazareth pilgrimage site. The service was followed by a reception in the Bishopric of Nazareth, which was attended by priests and members of the Bishopric and of other cities’ parishes, Mr Cesar Margiye, Director of Israel’s Christian Affairs Department, and others.

His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, honoured the reception with His presence, praising Metropolitan Kyriakos for his obedient hieratic and prelatic services, during an address in Arabic, see link: https://en.jerusalem-patriarchate.info/ar/2014/10/12/7796

From the Secretariat-General