ST.BASIL’S FEAST AT THE PATRIARCHATE
The commemoration of our Father among the Saints, Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea of Cappadocia was not only celebrated at the Church of the Resurrection with the all-night vigil, but also at the chapel dedicated to him, which is located at the west side of the Patriarchate, on the way to the New Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
The Divine Liturgy was celebrated at this chapel on January 1/14, 2018, by Priest Nikolaos, while the choir was formed by Archimandrites Alexios and Demetrios. The Service was attended by nuns and members of the Greek Community of Jerusalem.
During the Divine Liturgy H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos came for veneration with Hagiotaphite Fathers. The Patriarchal, and Priestly entourage and the congregation were offered a reception at the court yard and the hegoumeneion by the good keeper of the Monastery Reverend Nun Thecla.
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