The Service of Resurrection at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong. Christ is Risen!
Photos from the celebration of Holy Week and Holy Pascha in Hong Kong! All the services were held at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral. Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia presided over the services of Holy Week and Pascha.
History of the Church of the Nativity
The first evidence of a cave in Bethlehem being venerated as Christ’s birthplace is in the writings of Justin Martyr around 160 AD. The tradition is also attested by Origen and Eusebius in the 3rd century. In 326, Constantine and his mother St. [...]
The Holy Courtyard. This is the entranceway to the Holy Sepulchre and to the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem.
Golgotha. The altar beneath which is the place where Jesus was crucified.
The ciborium of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem.
The Resurrection. Icon from the iconostasis immediately above [...]