Syriac Orthodox Church – 14/1/18
His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo of the second Sunday after Epiphany, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damscus.
He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Petros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs and Hama, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khouri, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, in the presence of the monks and deacons of the patriarchate as well as the faithful of the parish.
In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the mysteries of the lamb, which depicts the image of our Lord Jesus Christ – the Lamb of Truth – in whom all mysteries came to completion. He also spoke about Jesus choosing the disciples to preach the Gospel.