May 21 / June 3 on the day of commemoration of the Equal-to-the-Apostles Constantine and Helena, the Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the church of St. Alexander Nevsky, the courtyard of the Orthodox Palestinian Society, on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the formation of the Society by Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich.

Priest Mikhail Volzhansky co-served with Fr. Roman.

Following the Liturgy, Fr. Roman read a prayer for the opening of the newly organized museum at the courtyard and sprinkled it with holy water.

After the service, members of the Sisterhood of St. Elisabeth served a festal meal.

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