THE LAST PRESANCTIFIED SERVICE OF THE GREAT LENT AND THE HOLY WEEK
On the morning of Holy Wednesday, the 14th/27th of April 2016, the last Service of the Presanctified Gifts for the period of the Great Length and the Holy Week was held at the monastic church of Sts Constantine and Helen.
The Liturgy was led by H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, from the Throne. The service was performed by the vicar, Archimandrite Kallistos, as Archimandrite Eusebius, Archimandrite Alexios and novice monk Georgios Pananikolaou sang with students from the Patriarchal School. Participating were Hagiotaphite Fathers, Primates and Priests, deacons and monks, and pilgrims from the Orthodox countries of Greece, Cyprus, Russia, Ukraine and Romania.
From the Secretariat-General