JERUSALEM: August 24, 2017
Schedule of Celebrations of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Archimandrite Antontin (Kapustin, 1817)
Thursday, August 24
Divine services at Ascension of the Lord Convent on the Mount of Olives
3:45 pm: Greeting of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
4 pm: Vespers, pannikhida, matins.
Friday, August 25
7 am: Midnight office.
7:30 am: Greeting of Metropolitan Hilarion. Divine Liturgy. Afterwards, a trapeza luncheon at the Church of St Philaret the Merciful.
Presentation of the book Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin): Sermons and His Years in Kiev.
Viewing of Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin), Builder of Russian Palestine, directed by A. Slobodskoy.
The trapeza church will host an exhibit of documents and archives of Fr Antonin from the library of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem of the Moscow Patriarchate (Gorny Convent).
Saturday, August 26
St Mary Magdalene Convent Church
3 pm: Meeting of the Jerusalem Orthodox Seminar:
Archeologist Alla Nagorskaya: “Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin), First Russian Archeologist in Jerusalem.”
Deacon Roman Gultyaev: “Features of the Waqf Property Ownership in Jerusalem in the Second Half of the 19th Century as Seen in the Waqfs of Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin).”