On Wednesday, October 24/ November 6, 2019, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at St. James Cathedral with a Memorial Service of the founders of this Cathedral, and of the Holy Forty Martyrs’ Chapel which lies between St. James Cathedral and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The memorable Patriarchs of Jerusalem are buried there.
The Divine Liturgy and the Memorial Service were officiated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Theodosios of Sebastia, with co-celebrants the Hagiotaphite Hieromonks Archimandrites Porphyrios and Meletios, Priests and Ministering Priests of the Cathedral, Fr. Farah – Charalambos and Fr. Hader – George and Fr. Nectarios, and Hierodeacon Eulogios. The chanting was delivered by Novice Monk Constantinos on the right in Greek and the Cathedral Choir on the left in Arabic as the service was attended by an Arab-speaking congregation.