On Good Friday morning, 9/22 April 2022, the Royal Hours were read at the Church of Praetorion, the place of the prison and the trial and the condemnation to the crucifixion of the Lord.

The service was followed by the Procession through Via Dolorosa to the Horrendous Golgotha by His Eminence Archbishop Aristovoulos of Madaba, accompanied by Priests, Deacons and pilgrims, carrying crosses in remembrance of the Lord’s march toward Golgotha.

The Procession was led by His Eminence Archbishop Philoumenos of Pella, who carried the cross, followed by Hieromonks, Monks and Nuns, the Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem Mr Evangleos Vlioras and the Consulate staff,  along with many faithful Christians who participated in this marching towards the Lord’s Passion.

Upon their arrival to the Holy Courtyard, His Eminence Archbishop Aristovoulos of Madaba delivered a Sermon and then everybody went up to the Horrendous Golgotha where the Royal Hours were read at the attendance of many pilgrims.

From Secretariat-General