Easter Hymn: Christós Anésti

From Easter Sunday till the holy feast of Pentecost, churches of the Eastern rite resound with this hymn: Χριστὸς ἀνέστη ἐκ νεκρῶν, θανάτῳ θάνατον πατήσας, καὶ τοῖς ἐν τοῖς μνήμασι, ζωὴν χαρισάμενος! Transliteration: Christós anésti ek nekrón, thanáto thánaton patísas, ké tís en tís mnímasi, zoín charisámenos! English translation: Christ is risen from the dead, Trampling down death by death, And upon those in the tombs Bestowing life!

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Holy Week: Easter Sunday

Services at ‘Our Lady of Damascus’ (Valletta) on Easter Sunday: Starting at 08.00:  Matins of the Resurrection Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom Reading of the Gospel in different languages Distribution of the red paschal eggs

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Reproductions of the icon of Our Lady of Damascus

Reproductions of the icon of Our Lady of Damascus are now available in four formats. Picture of the icon (29cm x 20cm): Euro 1.50 Card size (21cm x 15cm): Euro 1 Postcard (15cm x 10.5cm): 50 cents Holy Picture: 20 cents. These can be acquired directly from the Greek-Catholic Church (Valletta).   Orders can also be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Papas George Mifsud on tel. (00356) 21-237872    

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Know about the Saint of the day!

Visit us on Facebook and Google Plus! You will find information about the saint of the day, along with his / her apolytikion (hymn). Other daily posts about the Eastern Christian tradition. We only send two posts per day, so as not to clutter you Facebook! If you find our posts interesting, give us your ‘like’. Moreover, your comments are most welcome.”   http://www.facebook.com/GreekCatholicChurchOfOurLadyOfDamascusInMalta https://plus.google.com/105716116681916825725/posts

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Georgian Orthodox ceremonies at Our Lady of Damascus

On the 26th and 27th of January 2013, the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady of Damascus witnessed three important functions of the “Valletta Saint John Chrysostom Georgian Parish”, namely a baptism, a wedding and Divine Liturgy. Rev. Fr. Gabriel Gurtskaia officiated at these ceremonies. Rev. Fr. Gabriel and the members of the Georgian Orthodox community expressed their gratitude to the Parish Priest Papas George for making the church available to them. Other similar holy functions are planned for the […]

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