Russian Ecclesiastical
Mission in Jerusalem
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Pontifical Service on the Mount of Olives with the PaTRAM choir

On June 6/19, 2022, the feast of “All Saints” a pontifical service was celebrated at the Holy Ascension Monastery on Olivet.

Bishop Theodosius of Seattle and Bishop Nikolai of Manhattan led the divine service, co-served by the head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission, Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky) and Archimandrite Innokenty (Sereda). In addition to the cleric of the Mission, Protodeacon Vyacheslav Batalsky, the deaconry staff was filled with pilgrims – Protodeacon Alexander Kotlyarov (Australia), Protodeacon Vladimir (Serbia) and Deacon Stefan (Florida USA).
The divine service was accompanied by the sonorous singing of the PaTRAM male choir (Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music Institute) conducted by Ilya Dubelshten.
June 2022 2022