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The Service of the Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

On Friday evening, April 6/19, 2024, the Service of the Akathist Hymn to the Most Holy Theotokos was chanted during the Small Compline at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

According to the Typikon order of the Church, the nine odes of the canon were chanted and in between the four stasis of the Akathist were recited. The first stasis was recited by His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, the second by His Eminence Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the third by the Elder Sacristan, His Eminence Archbishop Isidoros of Hierapolis and the fourth by the Elder Dragoman Archimandrite Mattheos.

The service was attended by monks, nuns, local faithful, the Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem Mr. Dimitrios Angelosopoulos and Mrs Anna Mantika.

From Secretariat-General

Source: Patriarchate of Jerusalem