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ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS SERVICES 2006

BETHLEHEM

  1. Greek, Syrian and Coptic Churches
Basilica of the Nativity, Manger Square - Tel. 2741020
January 6
09.00 am The Syrian Archbishop arrives at Manger Square
09.30 am The Coptic Archbishop arrives at Manger Square
11.00 am H.B. the Greek Patriarch arrives at Manger Square
01.00 pm Greek Vespers, Liturgy ends at 3.30 pm
01.00 pm Syrian Vespers
02.30 pm Coptic Vespers
10.30 pm Greek Matins
11.00 pm Syrian Liturgy
10.40 pm Coptic Liturgy
12.00 mn Greek Service, ends at 3.30 am

  2. Rumanian Church - Tel. 6260847
The Romanian Church participates in all liturgies and prayers
of the Greek Orthodox Church.

  3. Ethiopian Church
Ethiopian Monastery of Peace-Church of Eyesus,
Milk Grotto Street -Tel. 6282848 - Fax. 6264861
January 6
03.30 pm Arrival at the Manger Square and procession to the Church of Eyesus
04.00 pm Vespers till 5.00 pm
08.45 pm Bells, prayers and veneration of the Icons
09.50 pm Laudes (Mahlet)
12.00 mn Midnight Liturgy (Kidassie)
January 7
04.00 am Special Breakfast of the day
06.00 am Dispersal or completion of the Festivity

  4. Armenian Church
Basilica of the Nativity, Manger Square - Tel. 2742410, 6282331 - Fax. 6264861
January 18

11.00 am Arrival of H.B. the Armenian Patriarch on Manger Square
02.30 pm Entry in the Basilica of Nativity - Vespers
10.30 pm Armenian Midnight Service, ends at 1.00 am
January 19
01.15 am Episcopal High Mass in the Grotto,
04.30 am Patriarchate Mass in the Grotta
06.00 am Mass ends

JERUSALEM

  1. Greek Church
Church of the Holy Sepulchre - Tel. 6282025
January 6 : 11.15 pm Midnight Service

  2. Romanian Church
Shivtei Israel Street 46 -Tel. 6260847
January 6 : 07.00 pm Vespers
Jan. 7/8/9 : 08.30 am Holy Liturgy

  3. Russian Church St. Mary Magdalene
Gethsemane - Tel. 6284371
January 6 : 10.00 am Vespers, Liturgy of St. Basil
January 6 : 05.00 pm Vigil Service
January 7 : 08.00 am Divine Liturgy
January 7 : 04.30 pm Vespers
January 8 : 07.00 am Divine Liturgy

  4. Russian Church (Moscow Mission)
Russian Compound, Sheshin Street - Tel. 6252565
January 6: 05.00 pm Vespers at St. Alexandra Chapel
January 6: 12.00 mn Divine Liturgy at St. Alexandra Chapel

  5. Armenian Church
St. James Cathedral, Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate Road
- Tel. 6282331
January 25 : 03.00 pm Vespers in St. James Cathedral

Holy Sepulchre
January 26 : 08.30 am High Mass

May the Joy and Peace of Christmas
be yours throughout the New Year

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