Orthodox Church Feasts
18/01/2019 - 20/01/2019  
Pilgrimage of the Orthodox Churches to the Baptism Site

January 18 -19, 2019: Pilgrimage of the Orthodox Churches to Jordan River

GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, TEL. 02-6274941:
Friday, 18th January 2019:
Baptism Site - Qasr al Yahud
11:00-13:30: Ceremony of the Sanctification of the water at
(It is suggested to be at the site at least an hour before.)

ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, TEL. 02-6282848:
Friday, 18th January 2019:
Baptism Site - Qasr al Yahud
11:00 Liturgy
Note: Transport by Bus from Jerusalem (at 10 am) to Jordan River possible. Tickets have to be requested in advance in the Monastery Daebrae Gaennaet – Sunday School, 10 Ethiopian Monastery Street, Mobile: 053-2770336)

COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH, TEL. 02-6272645:
Saturday, 19th January 2019:
11:00 – 12:30 Liturgy at Qasr al Yahud

SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, TEL. 02-6283304:
Saturday, 19th January 2019:
Baptism Site - Qasr al Yahud
9:30 Entry of the H.E. Archbishop Mor Sewerios Malki Mourad to the Jordan River Site. The procession will be accompanied by the Syrian Pipe Band with their bagpipes and drums.
10:00 Holy Mass celebrated by H.E. Archbishop Mor Sewerios Malki Mourad
11:00 Special prayers at the Jordan River

ARMENIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, TEL. 02-6282331:
Sunday, 20th January 2019:
Baptism Site - Qasr al Yahud
11:00 Liturgy

Baptismal Site on the Jordan River – Qasr al-Yahud