Theophany Celebrations at the Holy Cross Church
His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East presided over the Divine Liturgy of the feast of Theophany, at the Holy Cross Church. His Beatitude was accompanied by the Patriarchal Vicar, His Grace Bishop Efraim (Malouli), and Their Graces, Bishops Moussa Khoury, Nicholas Baalbaki, along with several priests and deacons.
At the end of the liturgy, His Beatitude presided over the service of the blessing of water, and blessed the faithful with holy water.
On this holy day in which the heavens open, His Beatitude prayed so that the hearts of the faithful may also be open to receive the blessings and gifts of God, so that this feast may be a source of peace that enrich our lives and a concord, security and stability for our beloved country and the whole world.
Source: Patriarchate of Antioch