THE APODOSIS OF PASCHA AT THE PATRIARCHATE
On Wednesday, May 19/June 1, 2022, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of the Apodosis of Pascha, which is held at the completion of forty days after the day of the Resurrection. On this day the Troparia of Matins are the same as those chanted on Pascha day.
For this joyful feast, the Service of Matins and the Divine Liturgy were celebrated at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, with the participation of H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos and Hagiotaphite Fathers.
After the Divine Liturgy, according to the custom, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood went to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where the Divine Liturgy was also being celebrated at the Catholicon, led by His Eminence Metropolitan Isychios of Kapitolias with the co-celebration of the visiting from Cyprus, His Grace, Bishop Nikolaos of Amathous, under the chanting of Hierodeacon Simeon and Mr Gotsopoulos, with the attendance of local faithful Christians and pilgrims.
After the Divine Liturgy, the Episcopal Entourage returned to the Patriarchate to pay their respects to His Beatitude.