JERUSALEM: November 16, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Celebrates Divine Liturgy at Ascension Convent on the Mt of Olives in Jerusalem
On Sunday, November 15, 2015, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy at Ascension Convent on the Mt of Olives in Jerusalem, preceded by all-night vigil the evening before. He was joined in the services by His Eminence Archbishop Michael of Geneva and Western Europe, Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem of the Russian Church Abroad, the REM's and visiting clergymen.
Abbess Moissea, head of the convent, prayed during the services along with her nuns.