On Sunday, the 21st of June/5th of July, a Divine Liturgy was performed at the katholikon of the Church of the Resurrection.
The service was led by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, as the choir sang under the direction of Mr Demetrios Balageorgos. The Choir visited Jerusalem in the context of the deliberations of the Interdisciplinary Conference held between 20-21 June 2015/3-4 July 2015 on the “Musical Manuscripts in the Collection of the Patriarchal Library of Jerusalem”. The choir’s performance deeply moved the congregation of locals and pilgrims visiting from Greece, Palestine, Russia and Romania.
During Communion, His Eminence the Archbishop preached the Word of God to the faithful.
On the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, the officiating Primate along with Hagiotaphites and cantors paid their respects to Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, asking for His blessing before continuing their workings at the Central Library.