THE FEAST OF EPIPHANY IN QATAR
The Feast of Epiphany was celebrated at the Holy Church of St. Isaac the Syriac and St. George in Doha on Friday 5/18 January, 2019. For pastoral reasons the feast was transferred to Friday for the convenience of the participation of the faithful, as Friday is a day off work in Qatar.
The Royal Hours of Epiphany and the Service of Vespers were held on Thursday January 4/17, 209.
The following day the Service of Matins and the Episcopal Divine Liturgy were celebrated, led by the Most Reverend Archbishop Makarios of Qatar, with co-celebrants the ministering Priests of the Church Fr. Demetrios and Fr. Stylianos, and the visiting Deacon Demetrios, with the participation of a large crowd of faithful.
At the end of the Divine Liturgy there was the Service of the Sanctification of Water at the presence of the Ambassador of Greece in Doha Mr. Constantinos Orfanides, the Consul Mr. Ioannis Zelomosidis and the Military attaché Mr. Panayiotis Krikis.
From the Holy Archdiocese of Qatar