Moscow. 18 Jan. INTERFAX – screening of the film on the feast of the Epiphany, directed by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk will take place at Epiphany on the TV channel “Union”.
The film “Baptism” included in the TV documentary series “Holidays” are about the most important events of the annual circle of the Christian calendar. This educational outreach project produced by the Studio “neophyte” by order of the charity Foundation named after Saint Gregory the theologian, with the support of the Federal Agency for press and mass communications.
The audience will witness the consecration of the waters of the Jordan, the Patriarch of Jerusalem in the eve of the Epiphany, will visit Bethany on the other side – the Baptism site of Jesus Christ (in Jordan), and in the desert beyond the Jordan, where lived John the Baptist. The film tells about Moscow Palestine – new Jerusalem monastery, conceived by Patriarch Nikon as an icon of the Holy Land. The picture introduces the feature of the celebration of Baptism in Greece, Bulgaria, and Ethiopia.
A video film of Metropolitan Hilarion, see the heading “Videos”.