Russian Ecclesiastical
Mission in Jerusalem
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

The Feast of Mid-Pentecost in Jerusalem

On the day of the feast of Mid-Pentecost, May 16/29, His Eminence Mark, Metropolitan of Berlin and Germany led the Divine Liturgy at the Gethsemane Convent of St. Mary Magdalene. Archimandrite Roman, Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Hieromonk Hesychius (Bashirov) and Hierodeacon Amphilochius (Mazur) concelebrated with the bishop. The choir sang under the direction of nun Macaria (Kepke). Abbess Elisabeth (Smelic) prayed in the church.

After the Liturgy, Archimandrite Roman served the rite of the minor consecration of water.