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The feast of the Annunciation celebrated in Nazareth with festive worship ( 12.04.2006 )

On 7 April 2006, on the feast of the holy Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos, Patriarch Theophilus of Jerusalem celebrated the festive Divine Liturgy in the church of the Holy Archangel Gabriel in Nazareth.

Following the Liturgy, the clergy went on a procession along the city streets. The Orthodox residents of Nazareth, numerous pilgrims from Russia and the Ukraine, and scouts accompanied the patriarch. After the procession, the orthodox clergy, representatives of other religious communities and the city authorities held a meeting.

Source: the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate


Well in the crypt of the church
of the Holy Archangel Gabriel,
located near the fountain Mary’s Well