Monastery Operation Updates

Please monitor for updates below before your arrival at the monastery:

Until further updates the church is closed to visitors. The church only opens on days that a liturgy is scheduled (usually Saturday).

The schedule of liturgies is published on the site. If the schedule is not present it is possible to find out the liturgies schedule by contacting priest Sergey Dvoretsky at mobile phone number: +972-(0)52-8791922 (please to call from 6 pm to 10 pm) or e-mail: kalkamannl@mail.ru

If there is a need to put candles for the commemoration of the dead due to a relative passing away, it is requested to contact the head of the monastery, Monk Irinarchos via Mobile Phone number: +972-(0)532840991 to schedule arrival time.

Schedule of events for July – November 2021

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
July – November 2021

10.07.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
12.07.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
17.07.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
24.07.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
31.07.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
07.08.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
14.08.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
21.08.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
14.08.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The feast of the Dormition of Virgin Mary.
04.09.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
11.09.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
18.09.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
25.09.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
02.10.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
09.10.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
16.10.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
23.10.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
30.10.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
06.11.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Demetrius’ Saturday. Commemoration of the Dead.

The beginning of the services in 8:00 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:15 am until 9:00 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:00 am.

The liturgies are conducted by priest fr. Sergey Dvoretsky

Schedule of events for April – June 2021

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
April – June 2021

03.04.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
10.04.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
17.04.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
24.04.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
02.05.2021 – The Holy Pascha (Easter). The night Liturgy in Capernaum. Beginning of the service on Saturday 01.05.2021 at 22:00.
08.05.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
15.05.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
22.05.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
29.05.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
05.06.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
12.06.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
19.06.2021 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.

The beginning of the services in 8:00 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:15 am until 9:00 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:00 am.

The liturgies are conducted by priest fr. Sergey Dvoretsky

Schedule of events for March – May 2020

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
March – May 2020

07.3.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
14.3.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
21.3.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The holy oil ceremony. Attention! In connection with the prohibition on gatherings of more that 10 people by the government of Israel. We request those wishing to attend the liturgy to contact in advance Father Sergey on phone number: 0528-791-922
28.3.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
04.4.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
11.4.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Saturday of Lazar. Commemoration of the dead.
12.4.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Palm Sunday.
19.4.2020 – The Holy Pascha (Easter). The night Liturgy in Capernaum. Beginning of the service on Saturday 18.4.2020 at 22:00. The first sanctification of the food will be provided immediately after the Holy Cross procession and before the beginning of the Paschal Matins about midnight. The beginning of the Liturgy at 01:30 in the night. After the end of the Liturgy the second sanctification of the food will be done.
25.4.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
02.5.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
09.5.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
16.5.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
23.5.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. *
30.5.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. *

* Starting from 23.05.2020 the liturgies are resuming according to the schedule. Until further notice, State of Israel has enacted the following limitations: Up to 50 persons in a building used for prayers, wearing masks, social distancing and following hygiene.

The beginning of the services in 8:00 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:00 am until 9:00 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:00 am. For those who will come late before Holy Communion the special prayer will be read.

The liturgies are conducted by priest fr. Sergey Dvoretsky

Schedule of events for December 2019 – February 2020

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
December 2019 – February 2020

07.12.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
14.12.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The Holy Oil ceremony.
21.12.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
28.12.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
04.01.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
07.01.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The Christmas of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Beginning of the Christmas Matins in 22:00 in Monday 6.1.2020.
11.01.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
18.01.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The great sanctification of the water led by His Eminency the Metropolitan of Nazareth.
19.01.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The holy Theophany. The Great Sanctification of the water.
25.01.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
01.02.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
08.02.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
15.02.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
22.02.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
29.02.2020 – Liturgy in Capernaum.

The beginning of the services in 8:30 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:30 am until 9:30 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:30 am. For those who will come late before Holy Communion the special prayer will be read.

Priest fr. Nikolay Kulinsky

Schedule of events for September – November 2019

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
September – November 2019

07.09.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
14.09.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
21.09.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
28.09.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
05.10.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
12.10.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
19.10.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
26.10.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
02.11.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Update.
09.11.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
16.11.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Canceled. (Planned road blocks around Galilee sea).
23.11.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
30.11.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.

The beginning of the services in 8:30 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:30 am until 9:30 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:30 am. For those who will come late before Holy Communion the special prayer will be read.

Priest fr. Nikolay Kulinsky

Schedule of events for June – August 2019

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
June – August 2019

01.6.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
08.6.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
15.6.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
16.6.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The feast of the Holy Trinity.
22.6.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
29.6.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
06.7.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
11.7.2019 – Vespers in Capernaum with Mitropolitan of Nazareth. Beginning in 18:30.
12.7.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum with His Beatitudes the Patriarch Theophilos.
12.7.2019 – Vespers in Tiberia with His Beatitudes the Patriarch Theophilos. Beginning in 18:30.
13.7.2019 – Liturgy in Tiberia with His Beatitudes the Patriarch Theophilos.
20.7.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
27.7.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
03.8.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
10.8.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
17.8.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
24.8.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
28.8.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The feast of the Dormition of Virgin Mary.
31.8.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.

The beginning of the services in 8:30 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:30 am until 9:30 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:30 am. For those who will come late before Holy Communion the special prayer will be read.

Priest fr. Nikolay Kulinsky

Schedule of events for March – May 2019

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
March – May 2019

02.3.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
09.3.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
16.3.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
23.3.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
30.3.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Commemoration of the dead.
06.4.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
13.4.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The holy oil ceremony.
20.4.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Saturday of Lazar. Commemoration of the dead.
21.4.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. Palm Sunday.
28.4.2019 – The Holy Pascha (Easter). The night Liturgy in Capernaum. Beginning of the service on Saturday 27.4.19 at 22:00. The first sanctification of the food will be provided immediately after the Holy Cross procession and before the beginning of the Paschal Matins about midnight. The beginning of the Liturgy at 01:30 in the night. After the end of the Liturgy the second sanctification of the food will be done.
04.5.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
11.5.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
18.5.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
25.5.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.

The beginning of the services in 8:30 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:30 am until 9:30 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:30 am. For those who will come late before Holy Communion the special prayer will be read.

Priest fr. Nikolay Kulinsky

Schedule of events for December 2018 – February 2019

The programme of the Liturgies in the monastery of 12 apostles in Capernaum.
December 2018 – February 2019

01.12.2018 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
08.12.2018 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
15.12.2018 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
22.12.2018 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The Holy Oil ceremony.
29.12.2018 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
05.01.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
07.01.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The Christmas of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Beginning of the Christmas Matins in 22:00 in Sunday 6.1.2019.
12.01.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
18.01.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The great sanctification of the water led by His Eminency the Metropolitan of Nazareth.
19.01.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum. The holy Theophany. The Great Sanctification of the water.
26.01.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
02.02.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
09.02.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
16.02.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.
23.02.2019 – Liturgy in Capernaum.

The beginning of the services in 8:30 am, except the special above mentioned cases. From 8:30 am until 9:30 am the hours service will be read and the confession will take place. The beginning of the Liturgy in 9:30 am. For those who will come late before Holy Communion the special prayer will be read.

Priest fr. Nikolay Kulinsky