THE FEAST OF ST. GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR IN JERUSALEM
On Friday, November 3/16, 2018, the commemoration of the deposition of the relic of St. George the Great Martyr and Trophy-bearer was celebrated in Jerusalem.
- At the Holy Monastery dedicated to him within the Old City of Jerusalem and next to the Holy Monastery of the Archangels, with Vespers in the evening and the Divine Liturgy in the morning, led by the Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod Most Reverend Archbishop Demetrios of Lydda, with co-celebrants Hagiotaphite Hieromonks and Deacons and under the chanting of Archimandrite Philotheos and Mr. Constantinos Spyropoulos, with the participation of a large congregation.
- Likewise, at the Holy Monastery of St. George in the Jewish Quarter, Vespers in the evening and the Divine Liturgy in the morning were officiated by Geronda Secretary-General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, under the chanting of Abbess Anna, with the participation of many noble pilgrims.
After the Divine Liturgy the renovator of the Church with murals and construction works, Abbess Anna, offered a reception to all present at the Hegoumeneion and the courtyard of the Monastery.