What could be more spiritually uplifting than celebrating Holy Week and Easter in Jerusalem? Visit the Cenacle and Gethsemane. Walk the stations of the Via Dolorosa. Touch the Stone of Anointing in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher
When Jesus was brought to the Temple by his parents after his birth, Saint Simeon the Righteous spoke the prophetic words: “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation.” (Luke 2: 30).
Highlights of the feast
Jerusalem; The Orthodox Patriarchate and congregation celebrate the feast in the traditional location of the house of St. Simeon in Katamon, Jerusalem.