Maarat Saydnaya

4 Years Memorial of the Departure of the Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas

March 21, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/3/18 On the occasion of the 4 years memorial of the departure of the Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas (March 21, 2014), His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over Morning Prayer at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Memorial Service for Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III

June 28, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/6/17 On the occasion of the 37th dukhrono of the passing away of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III (25 June 1980) of blessed memory, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II held a special service (teshmeshto d-Kumre) for the departed patriarchs at the tombs of the patriarchs in Mor Aphrem Monastery in […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Holy Qurobo in the Presence of Belarussian & Serbian Ambassadors

October 17, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Holy Qurobo at the Conclusion of the Holy Synod

October 4, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – October 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the conclusion of the Holy Synod, in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicari n Switzerland and Austria, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Metropolitan of Beirut, Mor Yacoub […]

0 comments Read the full article →

SYGG Syria 2016

September 15, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Transfer of the Relics of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yacoub III

July 1, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Inaguration of Sayfo Monument – Qamishli

June 20, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/6/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Sayfo Monument in Qamishli. The Sayfo Monument was edified for the 101 commemoration of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo. His Eminence Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, and their Graces Mor Maurice Amsih, Patriarchal Delegate for the […]

2 comments Read the full article →

First Suryoyo Youth Gathering in Aleppo – “You Are the Rock”

March 30, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – March 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the first Suryoyo Youth Gathering in Aleppo which was organized by Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis and the Youth leaders in the Archdiocese of Aleppo. The theme of the gathering was: “You are the rock”. The number of the participants […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Ordination of Two Monks at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya

March 20, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/3/16 On the occasion of Mor Aphrem and Mor Theodoros Day, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo as Mor Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar […]

0 comments Read the full article →

New Syriac Theological Seminary in Salzburg Inaugurated by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

October 24, 2015 Featured News

October 2015- FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Austria: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Syriac Theological Seminary in Salzburg (Beth Suryoye). His Excellency Archbishop of Salzburg Mgr. Dr. Franz Lackner also attended the inauguration ceremony and the prayer of the blessing of the house. Their Eminences Mor Dionysius […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Ingurates Sayfo Monument in Mount Lebanon

October 24, 2015 Featured News

October 2015- FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Mount Lebanon- His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated a Sayfo Monument in Mount Lebanon. The ceremony was organized by the Syriac League at T.M.S. School in Bourj Hammoud, Mount Lebanon. The ceremony was attended by His Eminence Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II attends Special Event Organized by the Syrian Ministry of Tourism

October 12, 2015 Featured News

October 2015- FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the special event organized by Syrian Ministry of Tourism at the Opera House in Damascus on the occasion of the International Tourism Day. The event was hosted by His Excellency Dr. Bishr Yaziji, Syrian Minister of Tourism, […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary

September 26, 2015 Featured News

26/9/15- Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Syria: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the  Faculty and Students of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya. The Patriarch extended his good wishes and blessing for the academic community. Source:    

0 comments Read the full article →

Two Bishops consecrated for the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch & All East

July 3, 2015 Featured News

July 2015 – FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Damascus: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated two new bishops for the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East Mor Maurice Amsih, Bishop for Director of the Public Relations and Protocol Department at the Patriarchate and Mor Georges Kourieh, Bishop & Dean […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Holy Myron Consecration by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

June 18, 2015 Featured News

June 2015 – Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Damascus: For the first time since he became patriarch, His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the rite of the consecration of the Holy Myron at the newly consecrated altar of the Martyrs of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo in Mor Aphrem Monastery in […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Consecrates Altar, Icon & Monument for the Martyrs of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo

June 15, 2015 Featured News

15/6/15 – Fb Page of  Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Damascus: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the altar of the Martyrs of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo. Their Beatitudes Patriarchs of Antioch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, John X and Gregorius III Lahham also attended the consecration. Their Holinesses Catholicose Karekin II and […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Celebrations of the Installation of Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

May 7, 2014 Featured News

Announcement by Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of the Eastern United States – 7/5/14 Celebrations of the Installation of Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church. St. Peter & Paul Cathedral , Maarat Saydnaya, Syria, May 29, 2014. St. Aphrem Church, Ashrafieh, Lebanon, June […]

0 comments Read the full article →