THE FEAST OF ST. GEORGE AT THE MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE IN THE JEWISH QUARTER
On Saturday, April 28/ May 11, 2019, the commemoration of St. George the Great Martyr and Trophy-bearer was celebrated by transference at the Church of his Holy Monastery in the Jewish Quarter, in the Old City of Jerusalem.
The Divine Liturgy was led by the Most Reverend Archbishop Demetrios of Lydda and Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod, with co-celebrants among the Hagiotaphite Hieromonks, Archimandrite Ignatios, Archimandrite Kallistos and Deacon Sophrony. The chanting was delivered by the Choir Leader of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Mr. Constantinos Spyropoulos with the help of Monk Joseph from Mount Athos and the Patriarchal School Students, and the service was attended by a noble congregation honouring the Saint.
After the Divine Liturgy the renovator of the Holy Church Abbess Marianna offered a reception to the Episcopal entourage and the congregation at the Hegoumeneion and the courtyard of the Church.