INVITATION – Please find below the invitation for the solemn entrance of H.E. Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine and Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus, to the Holy Sepulcher.
H.E. Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli
Titular Archbishop of Capri
Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine
Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus
will make the solemn entrance to the Holy Sepulcher on
Thursday, December 14, 2017
and will present his Letters of Credence from
His Eminence, the Cardinal Secretary of State
to the Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land
All Priests, religious and consecrated persons, and lay faithful
are invited to welcome with joy the new Representative of the Holy Father, Francis.
14.15 Meet at Jaffa Gate
14.30 Arrival of the Apostolic Delegate and procession to the Holy Sepulcher
14.45 Welcome to the Holy Sepulcher by the Custos
Speeches by the Apostolic Administrator and Apostolic Delegate.
Presentation of the Letters of Commendation and prayer.
Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, invites everyone to a fraternal gathering at the Latin Patriarchate, after the ceremony.