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19.05.2017 - 10: 45

Plan of festivities of the Church of the Holly Sepulcher in Cyprus

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Exarch of the Holy Sepulcher in Cyprus reports:

On the occasion of the celebration of the Ascension of the Lord, which is dedicated to the Church of the Exarchate of the Holy Sepulcher, a number of festive events are planned. During the holidays, in the church of the Exarchate (Archimandrite Cyprian IV Street in Old Nicosia - near the Church of St. Anthony), we invite all comers to the pilgrimage to the part of the Holy Stone that was brought from the place where the ascension of Jesus Christ took place, and to a fragment of the relics of Saint Fedor Ushakov.

The program of activities is as follows:

Tuesday, 23 May, The holiday of the Vigil of Easter, in 21: 00.

On Wednesday, 24 May, Evening Service in 18: 30. After Vespers, there will be a procession led by the Holy Icon of the Ascension and shrines: the stone and relics of St. Theodore. The procession will be accompanied by musicians and police.

On Thursday, 25 May, Matins and Archbishop's service will work with 6: 30 in the morning and in the afternoon to 19: 00. Then, in the courtyard of the Church of the Exarchate of the Holy Sepulcher, a concert will be given by the Philharmonic Orchestra led by conductor Tomasos Metropolis, the entrance is free for all comers.

A source: CypLIVE

Author: Andreas Manokulyus

Tags: Cyprus, Nicosia, Religion