Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/5/17

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven. The Holy Qurobo was celebrated by His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, at Mor Jacob Baradeus Church in Atchaneh.

Their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Matta Chamoun, Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia and New Zealand, and Mor Barthelmaus Nathanael Youssef, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf Countries, were also present during the Holy Qurobo.

His Holiness conducted the special service on the occasion of the Ascension and blessed the faithful.

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