CHRONICLE – RECENT NEWS
- On Monday 10/23 October 2017, His All-holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew participated in the Divine Liturgy on the occasion of the feast of St. James the Brother of God and first Hierarch of Jerusalem at the Holy Church of St. George in Neochorion of Bosporus, where the Metochion of the All-holy Sepulchre lies. The Divine Liturgy was officiated by the Most Reverend Metropolitan Paul of Drama, with co-celebrants the Most Reverend Archbishop Nectarios of Anthedona and Patriarchal Commissioner of the All-holy Sepulchre in Constantinople and the Most Reverend Metropolitan Amphilochios of Adrianopolis.
- On Monday 24th October/6th Nobember 2017, one day after the Feast of St. James the Brother of God, there was an Episcopal Divine Liturgy at the Holy 40 Martyrs’s chapel, near St. James the Brother of God Cathedral in Jerusalem and a memorial service for the founders of the Church was held, led by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophanes of Gerassa.
- On Wednesday 26th October/8th November 2017, there was a festal Divine Liturgy in honour of the Holy and Glorious Demetrios the Great Martyr at his Holy chapel within the Patriarchate premises, next to the Patriarchate’s Arab-speaking School of St. Demetrios. After the Service the Episcopal Entourage and the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood attended a festal ceremony prepared by the teachers and the students of the School.