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The Celebration of Holy Week and Pascha in Hong Kong (2013)

Photos from the celebration of Holy Week and Holy Pascha in Hong Kong! All the services were held at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral. Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia presided over the services of Holy Week and Pascha.  

The Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Israel

                History of the Church of the Nativity The first evidence of a cave in Bethlehem being venerated as Christ’s birthplace is in the writings of Justin Martyr around 160 AD. The tradition is also attested by Origen and Eusebius in the 3rd century. In 326, Constantine and his mother St. […]