THE SACRAMENT OF THE HOLY UNCTION AT THE PATRIARCHATE
On Holy Wednesday afternoon, 15/28 April 2021, the Sacrament of the Holy Unction was officiated at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos with the co-celebration of seven Archbishops according to the order of the Church. The Service was attended by Hagiotaphite Hieromonks, Monks and local faithful but not any pilgrims who are still unable to travel due to the continuing covid-19 pandemic.
At the end of the Service, His Beatitude anointed the Archbishops and they anointed Him in return, and then the Archbishops anointed the attending Priests, Monks and faithful, among whom the Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem Mr Evangelos Vlioras.