The Service of Resurrection at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong. Christ is Risen!
Archive for April 11th, 2012
On the afternoon or evening of Great and Holy Wednesday, the Sacrament or Mystery of Holy Unction is conducted in Orthodox parishes. The Sacrament of Holy Unction is offered for the healing of soul and body and for forgiveness of sins. At the conclusion [...]
Patriarch Bartholomew announced that this year, 2012, the Holy Chrism will once again be consecrated on Holy Thursday in the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The Holy Chrism is consecrated by the Ecumenical Patriarch for use in holy churches for the celebration of the sacrament of Holy Chrismation. The sacrament of [...]
On Holy Monday, April 9, 2012, following the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts at the Patriarchal Church of St. George, His All-Holiness blessed the beginning of the process of sanctification of the Holy Myron in a special office.
The Ecumenical Patriarch sprinkles holy water on the prepared materials, the utensils to be [...]
On Sunday, April 8, 2012, following the doxology on Palm Sunday, His All-Holiness blessed the Archon Myrepsos (Perfumer) George Savvits who, along with his colleagues, will assist in the preparation of the Holy Myron (Myrrh).
Photos by N.Manginas