CHILDREN’S CHOIR FROM ABELIN VISITS THE PATRIARCHATE
On Tuesday, the 30th of December 2015/12th of January 2016, a 25-member group of a Catechizing Primary School from the Rum Orthodox Community of Abelin, visited the Patriarchate. They were accompanied by their priest, f. Savvas.
They were warmly received by His Beatitude Theophilos in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers.
The children, primary school students, performed Christmas hymns in Arabic, in the Byzantine style, under the direction of f. Savvas.
His Beatitude congratulated the children for their progress in music and offered them presents and Jerusalemite eulogias.
From the Secretariat-General