Russian Orthodox Mission extends Christmas greetings to Patriarch of Jerusalem

admin | 10 January 2014

On January 8, the Day of the Synaxis of the Most Holy Mother of God, after the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, an official reception was given for the members of the Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre and guests.

Hegumen Feofan (Lukyanov), acting head of the Mission, and Hieromonk Dometian (Markarian) extended Christmas greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem on behalf of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission and offered him gifts and flowers.

During the reception at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem’s throne room, Christmas hymns were sung by the choir of St. Sergius’s Monastery of the Holy Trinity, the website of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission reports.

Source: DECR 

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