of Hong Kong and South East Asia
The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong was founded with the decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1996 after being detached from the Orthodox Metropolitanate of New Zealand. In the same year it was recognized by the Government of Hong Kong.
On Sunday, April 25, 2021, (Palm Sunday) the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10.00 am and the Bridegroom Service will be celebrated at 11.00 am at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong.
There is no prescribed number who can attend ordinary worship but according to the amended Cap. 599G, religious gatherings held at any premises constructed or regularly used as a place of worship (including a church, monastery or nunnery, mosque, synagogue or temple) will be exempted from prohibition of group gathering starting from 1st April, on the conditions that measures must be in place for restricting the number of participants in the activity to not more than 30% of the number of persons that may normally be accommodated on the premises and no food or drink is served (except food or drink as part of a religious ritual).
We ask for your cooperation to keep everyone safe:
The Services will be streamed live online via Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral Hong Kong Facebook page on Sunday at 10.00 am.
The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia carries out missionary work offering the testimony of the Orthodox faith, supporting the Orthodox Christians, foreigners and locals, who live in South East Asia, and presents dynamic activation on the fields of the social welfare, health and education.
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