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Pentecost

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June 12-13

On the fiftieth day after Jesus’ Resurrection, the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples, and the early followers of Christ.

 

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On the fiftieth day after Jesus’ Resurrection, the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples, and the early followers of Christ.

 

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulchre – on the 12th, Divine Liturgy is celebrated followed by vespers and kneeling prayers to the Holy Spirit in different languages (O).

 

Masses are celebrated by the Latin Patriarch in the Church of the Dormition and celebrated by the Franciscans in the Saint Savior Church. The Mass is followed by a procession from Saint Savior to the Room of the Last Supper atop Mount Zion (C).

 

Mount Zion - Holy Spirit Day - on the 13th, Divine Liturgy is held at the Greek Seminary on Mount Zion, followed by a procession to the Room of the Last Supper (O).

Divine Liturgy in the Russian Church of the Holy Trinity (O).

 

 

Related sites worth visiting:

  • The Tomb of King David on Mount Zion.

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
A Catholic-Greek church built in 1877 in the heart of the market in Nazareth. According...
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher. According to Christian tradition, the Church of the H...
Catholic church of the Benedictine Fathers, built between the years 1900-1910. Accordin...
The Room of the Last Supper – The Coenaculum. According to Christian tradition, already...
The Tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus, is marked by one of Jerusalem’s most venerable c...
The sixth-century Mar Elias (“St. Elijah”) Monastery, on the road from Jerusalem to Bet...
 

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