On the fiftieth day after Jesus’ Resurrection, the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples, and the early followers of Christ.
Highlights of the feast
Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulchre – on the 12th, Divine Liturgy is celebrated followed by vespers and kneeling prayers to the Holy Spirit in different languages (O).
Masses are celebrated by the Latin Patriarch in the Church of the Dormition and celebrated by the Franciscans in the Saint Savior Church. The Mass is followed by a procession from Saint Savior to the Room of the Last Supper atop Mount Zion (C).
Mount Zion - Holy Spirit Day - on the 13th, Divine Liturgy is held at the Greek Seminary on Mount Zion, followed by a procession to the Room of the Last Supper (O).
Divine Liturgy in the Russian Church of the Holy Trinity (O).
Related sites worth visiting:
- The Tomb of King David on Mount Zion.