THE PATRIARCH’S SCHEDULE OF VISITS BETWEEN 5/18-11/24 2015
During the period between the 5th/18th of June and the 11th/24th of June 2015, Patriarch Theophilos welcomed the following visitors at the Patriarchate:
- On the 5th/18th of June, the American Consul to Jerusalem, Mr Michael Ratney, who offered His Beatitude a photograph of the Holy Sepulchre during the Holy Light ceremony.
- On the 7th/20th of June, f. Nikolaos Bassal, priest in Abu Snan and member of the town’s Community Council, on whom the Patriarch bestowed the rank of Steward.
- On the 11th/24th of June, the Most Reverend Narcissus, Metropolitan of Nubia, accompanied by Archimandrite f. Narcissus, Hegoumen in Beit-Jalla.
- Similarly, on the 11th/24th of June, the Most Reverend Peter, Metropolitan of Bessarabia and his attendants.
During the aforementioned meetings, His Beatitude referred to the educational work performed by the Patriarchate as well as to the various institutions operating in the Holy Land under its aegis.
On the conclusion of the meetings, the Patriarch offered his distinguished visitors presents of His love.
From the Secretariat-General