THE FIRST PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY OF THE HOLY & GREAT LENT AT THE PATRIARCHATE
On Ash Wednesday morning, February 8/21, 2018, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos was present at the Service of Matins and the Divine Liturgy of the Pre-sanctified Gifts at the Holy Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen.
The Divine Liturgy of the Pre-sanctified Gifts was also celebrated at the Horrendous Golgotha, by Geronda Sacristan Most Reverend Archbishop Isidoros of Hierapolis. The choir was formed by the Templar Fathers and the choir leader of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection Archimandrite Aristovoulos, while the service was attended by a congregation of local faithful and pilgrims.