Russian Ecclesiastical
Mission in Jerusalem
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

The Sacrament of Holy Unction on Olivet

During his pastoral visit to the Holy Land, Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany performed general Unction twice: on Tuesday evening, April 3/16, in the monastery of St. Mary Magdalene and on the Saturday of the Akathist after the Divine Liturgy on the Mount of Olives. The clergy of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission served the sacrament with Vladyka Mark.