Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Armenian Orthodox Bishop of Brazil

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 9/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Grace Bishop Nareg Berberian, Armenian Orthodox Prelate in Brazil, heading a delegation of priests and members of the Diocesan Board, at St. Mary Church in Sao Paolo. Their Eminences Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Syriac Orthodox Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, and Mor Selwanos Boutros ...

Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) on a Visit to the Indian Orthodox Church

OCP News Service - 30/7/16 Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- Jerusalem Patriarchate Kerala-India: His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Qatar of the Jerusalem Patriarchate is on a visit to Indian Orthodox Church. Archbishop is one of the chief guests for the Gulf Orthodox Youth Conference held in Peerimedu, Kerala. The Jerusalem Prelate will also visit the ancient Niranam St. ...

Inaguration of Sayfo Monument – Qamishli

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 Archdiocese of Al-Jazeerah ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II visits displaced families of Hassakeh

28/6/15 - FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visit- I Syria: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the displaced families from Hassakeh, at St. Mary Church in Qamishli. He spoke about the presence of God during the times of tribulation and how the Lord supports us and helps us during the most difficult ...

St. Mary’s Syriac Orthodox Church Consecrated in Paderborn

22/6/15 - FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated St. Mary Church in Paderborn, Germany. Their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli and General Secretary of the Holy Synod, Mor Philoxenus Saliba Ozmen, Archbishop of ...

Tbilisi: Cathedral construction on Makhata hill completed

Tbilisi: Cathedral construction on Makhata hill completed

Agenda.ge - April 2015 Georgian high officials, representatives of the Georgian Orthodox Church and hundreds of worshipers have gathered to celebrate the completion of the Iveria Holy Virgin Mary Church construction on the Makhata hill in Tbilisi. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili attended the ceremony and said the cathedral would become a symbol of the country’s unification. “This is a ...

Rev Dr. Themistocles Adamopoulo to lead Archon Lenten Retreat – March 27 to 28

23/3/15 With the blessings of Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, it is with great joy that we invite you and your families to attend the Twelfth Annual National Archon Lenten Retreat on March 27 and 28 under the superb chairmanship of ArchonHieromnimon Peter J. Skeadas and co-chairman Archon Ostiarios Michael G. Psaros.  ...

19 Assyrians Released By ISIS But Hundreds Remain Captured

Assyrian hostages from Tel Goran who were captured and released by ISIS, at St. Mary

 2/3/15 Hasaka, Syria (AINA) -- 19 Assyrians that were captured from the village of Tel Goran have been released by ISIS and have arrived safely at St. Mary's Church in Hasaka, Syria. Negotiations for their release had been ongoing for three days and were mediated by local Arab tribal leaders. Of the 19 that were released, 17 ...

Patrairch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits the Day Care Center at St. Mary Church in New Jersey

September 2014 On September 17, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the day care center at St. Mary Church in Paramus – New Jersey. His Holiness sat with the children and talked to them about prayer. He explained the importance of prayer to give thanks to the Lord for the many graces , ...

Divine Liturgy held at historical St. Mary’s Church of the Holy Belt “Um az-Zinnar” in Homs

  Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East - 12/5/14 Homs: After a long period, Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Mor Selwanos Boutros Alnemeh in the ruined Church building of St. Mary Church of the Holy Belt "Um az-Zinnar" in Homa Syria. His Eminence was assisted by the Priests of the Archdiocese of Homs and Hama and ...

PILGRIMAGE ROUTE, “ON THE TRAIL OF THE HOLY FAMILY”, BEING PREPARED IN EGYPT

May 2014 There is an attempt afoot to revive the religious tourism in Egypt. The pilot tour of the new route, "On the trail of the Holy Family" is scheduled for June this year. The excursion is being worked out under the auspices of rectors of Christian churches and abbots of monasteries, reports the website of ...

Turkey restores Armenian churches to boost tourism

2/4/13 PanARMENIAN.Net -  Turkey has resolved to reconstruct St. Mary's Church in Gürün town, Sivas Province. According to Ermenihaber.am, Mayor Mehmet Aktaş noted that the initiative is aimed to foster the development of the tourism sector in the province. The Armenian church, dating back to the 19th century, previously served as a prison, later a cinema and a ...