THE MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE HAGIOTAPHITE FATHERS
On Sunday, December 17/30, 2018, Sunday of the commemoration of the Forefathers, there was the established annual memorial service for the repose of the souls of the departed Hagiotaphite Fathers, memorable Patriarchs, Bishops, Priests, Hieromonks, monks and nuns.
The memorial service took place at the Catholicon of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre after the Divine Liturgy which was officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophanes of Gerassa.
The memorial service was officiated by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, with co-celebrants Hagiotaphite Archbishops, Hieromonks and Deacons.
After the service the Patriarchal entourage returned to the Patriarchate Headquarters for a reception.