THE GREAT LENT PRAYER OF FORGIVENESS AT THE PATRIARCHATE
On Cheese fare Sunday evening, February 5/18, 2018, the Service of the Small Compline was held at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. At the end of the Service, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos read the prayer of forgiveness for all present, in order to begin the Great Lent on Ash Monday, the following day.
The prayer was followed by the brotherly osculation of forgiveness and the kissing of His Beatitude’s hand by the Priests, the monks, the nuns and the pilgrims.