The Feast of Epiphany was celebrated at the new Holy Church of Saints Isaac the Syriac, St. George and St. Makarios Archbishop of Jerusalem in Doha, on Friday January 4/17, 2020. The Feast was moved to Friday for pastoral reasons, to help the attendance of the faithful, as Friday is a holiday.

The Royal Hours of Epiphany were read on Saturday January 5/18, followed by Vespers and the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great.

On Friday, Matins and the Episcopal Divine Liturgy were celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Qatar, with the co-celebration of the ministering Priests of the H. Church Fr. Demetrios and Fr. Stylianos and with the attendance of a large congregation. The services were concluded with the Service of the Sanctification of the Waters, with the attendance of Consul Mr. Ioannis Zelomosidis and the Military Attache’ Colonel Kyriakos Demetriou.

From the Holy Archdiocese of Qatar