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 in Aleppo: French NGO Arranges Presents for Syrian Children (PHOTOS)

Sputniknews - 25/12/16 Pierre Le Corf, founder of the NGO “WeAreSuperheroes” is the only Frenchman who has been living in the west of Aleppo for several months. He spoke with Sputnik in an interview about how Aleppo is preparing to celebrate Christmas and showed 1200 gifts intended for children. “There is a bit of everything. For example, ...

Nativity-Christmas Message from Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 22/12/16 By the Grace of God Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church Our Beloved Children in Christ, May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. «ܓܢܺܝܙ ܐܰܢ̱ܬ ܡܶܢ ܟܽܠ ܒܺܐܝܬܽܘܬܳܟ܆ ܘܰܓܠܶܐ ܝܰܠܕܳܟ ܠܐ̱ܢܳܫܽܘܬܰܢ. ܬܶܗܪܳܐ ܐܶܢܶܝܢ ܬܰܪ̈ܬܰܝܗܶܝܢ܆ ܠܟܽܠ ܕܰܡܗܰܝܡܶܢ ܒܰܫܪܳܪܐ.» ...

The Celebration of Christmas in Tirana – Albania – 2014

  The Albanian Orthodox Church - January 2015 The Divine Liturgy was led by the Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, His Beatitude Anastasios, assisted by the members of the Holy Synod: the Bishop of Apollonia Nicholas, the Bishop of Kruja Anthony, the Bishop of Amantias Nathaniel and the Bishop of Bylis Asti, the General Secretary ...

Orthodox Mission in the Kingdom of Tonga

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December 2014 Dear brothers, “Christ is born, give glory!” These words of the composer were heard in the far Tonga islands for the first time, this year. Their echo reaches every corner of Oceania. God enters the life and history of Pacific Islanders and the joy that He spreads to their pure souls is mirrored in their innocent faces. ...