Holy Qurobo in the Presence of Belarussian & Serbian Ambassadors

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 17/10/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya, Syria. His Holiness was assisted by His Grace Bishop Mor George Kourieh, Dean of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Excellencies Mr. Alexander Ponomarev, Ambassador of Belarus to Damascus, ...

Inauguration of the Monastery of the Holy Cross – Saydnaya

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - September 2016 His Holiness blessed the prayer room of the temporary headquarters of the Holy Cross Monastery and dedicated it to Mor Gabriel. The blessing service was conducted in the presence of their Eminences Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar in the Archdiocese for the Eastern USA, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar ...

SYGG Syria 2016

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - September 2016 The Suryoyo Patriarchal Youth Department (SPYD) organized a special SYGG in Syria for the Suryoyo Youth who were not able to participate in SYGG16 which took place last July in Holland from September 11 to September 14 in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. The theme of the gathering is: “I ...

Syrian Immigrants Delegation Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - August 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation of Syrian Immigrants from different countries, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus. The delegation was headed by Mr. Nabil Al-Malazi, President of the Initiative of the Declaration of Warsaw for the Syrian Immigrants. The meeting was attended by His Grace ...

Transfer of the Relics of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III

Syriac Orthodox Church - July 2016 On the occasion of the 36th anniversary of the passing away of His Holiness Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III of blessed memory, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II gave his directions to transfer the remains of the Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III from his tomb in St. ...

Deposing Wreath of Flowers at the Martyrs Square – Zaydal

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - May 2016 After the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of St. Georges Dat, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and His Beatitude Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan deposed wreaths of flowers on the monument dedicated for the martyrs in Syria at the Martyrs Square in Zaydal. The ceremony began ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visits St. Georges Church in Zaydal

Syriac Orthodox Church - May 2016 On the occasion of St. Georges Feast, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Georges Church in Zaydal. At the main square of the town, His Holiness was met with crowds of faithful who came to welcome him, headed by His Eminence Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, ...

Holy Qurobo on Easter Sunday – Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Church - 2/5/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on Easter Sunday at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma Damascus. His Eminence Archbishop Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and His Grace Bishop Mor George Kourieh, Dean of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in ...