Inauguration of “Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Dialysis Center”

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 27/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated “Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Dialysis Center” in Dwelaa – Damascus. The center is a project lead by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC), and aims at offering free services to patients with kidney failure and in need of dialysis, thus giving them a chance ...

Children Friendly Space – Jaramana

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 31/3/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated a new “Children Friendly Space” in Jaramana, Damascus. This project is implemented by EPDC to provide a safe space for children to play as well as an environment that meets their needs, physical, psychological and mental. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of ...

EPDC Projects and Initiatives

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 15/12/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the diverse projects and initiatives supported, implemented and executed by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC). His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Very Rev. Raban Gabriel Dahho, Very Rev. Raban ...

25 Years – MCC in Syria

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 14/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) work in Syria, held in Brummana – Lebanon. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and General Manager of EPDC, and Very Rev. Raban ...

MEP Lars Adaktusson Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - September 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Lars Adaktusson, Member of the European Parliament from the Swedish Christian Democrats Party at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. The meeting was attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and ...

Patriarchal Visit to Kids Workshop on “Messages of Peace”

Syriac Orthodox Church - June 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the kids at the workshop organized by Mor Aphrem Christian Education Center in Bab Touma in collaboration with EPDC. The initiative is called: “Messages of Peace” and its goal is to allow kids to express their feelings about peace and life. His Holiness was ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at EPDC Workshop

December 2014 His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the workshop organized by EPDC on Playback theater. The participants of the workshop will be the first graduates who specialize in this kind of theater in Syria. His Holiness discussed with them the means of implementing the new skills they are acquiring for the help and ...