THE FEAST OF THE MONDAY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN TOUBAS OF SAMARIA

On Monday of the Holy Spirit, May 26/June 8, 2020, according to Pentecostarion, the Holy Spirit was especially honoured and glorified as the One who inspired the Holy Disciples and Apostles, at the Holy Church of the Holy Trinity in the Arab-speaking Community of the Patriarchate, in the village Toubas, north-east of the Shrine of Jacob’s well.

The Festive Divine Liturgy was led by His Eminence Archbishop Aristovoulos of Madaba, with co-celebrants the Dean Priest of the Community Fr. Thomas and the Hegoumen of Rafidia Archimandrite Leontios, at the chanting of the Community choir and the participation of the community members, who number only sixteen families. “Fear not, little flock”, the Lord said(Luke 12:32).

After the end of the Divine Liturgy, the Episcopal entourage has offered a meal by the Community.

From Secretariat-General