Holy Qurobo on New Sunday – Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 16/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on New Sunday, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patrirarchal Archdiocese of Damascus. His Eminence the Right Reverend Bishop Michael Langrish, Former Anglican Bishop of ...

Resurrection Holy Qurobo – Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 10/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on Easter Sunday at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma Damascus. Their Eminences Archbishop Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Archbishop Armash Nalbandian, Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus, assisted His Holiness in the ...

Holy Qurobo of the Sunday of All Faithful Departed

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 12/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the Sunday of all faithful departed, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Dionysios Jean Kawak helped His Holiness in the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the importance of praying for the dead, ...

Holy Qurobo on the Occasion of the Fast of Nineveh

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 4/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Fast of Nineveh, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Dionysios Jean Kawak attended the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about God’s mercy, for He wants the salvation of all ...

Holy Qurobo of the Third Sunday after Epiphany

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 22/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo of the third Sunday after Epiphany, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, assisted His Holiness in the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness talked about discipleship and how a ...

Patriarch Ignatius Apahrem II Meets Political and Media Adviser to the Syrian Presidency Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 18/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Her Excellency Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban, Political and Media Adviser to the Syrian Presidency, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus. Her Excellency was accompanied by Mr. Moussa Al-Khoury, Executive Director of “Wathiqat Watan” association, and Mr. Saher Al-Hasheem, General Director of the International Civilization ...

Representative of Al Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei in Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 16/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Sayyed Abu’l Fadl Tabtabaei, representative of Al Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei in Damascus, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Excellency offered Christmas greetings to His Holiness. They discussed the historical role of Christians in Syria, Iran and throughout the Middle East. They ...

Armenian Orthodox Christmas and Theophany Holy Qurobo

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 10/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participates in Christmas and Theophany Holy Qurobo at St. Sarkis Armenian Orthodox Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Armash Nalbandian, Armenian Archbishop of Damascus, celebrated the Holy Qurobo. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese, Ver Rev. Raban Joseph ...

Holy Qurobo on Christmas Eve

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 25/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided the Holy Qurobo for Christmas Eve in St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, celebrated the Holy Qurobo. During the Qurobo, His Eminence read the Christmas Message of ...

Christmas Recital by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 21/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a Christmas Recital by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. The Recital was entitled: “Because We are Sons of Life 3”, and included Christmas chants from more than ten different languages and traditions. In his word, His ...

Syriac Cultural Festival (SYGG-Syria)

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 19/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participates in the Syriac Cultural Festival held at the conclusion of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria, at the Syriac Martyrs garden in Bab Touma – Damascus. The festival was organized by the patriarchal youth department. St. Aphrem Patriarchal Choir presented several cultural and national ...