Visit of His Beatitute Patriarch John X to Mor Aphrem Monastery – Maarat Saydnaya

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 12/6/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. His Beatitude was accompanied by their Excellencies Bishop Aphrem Maalouly of Seleucia, Bishop Moussa Khoury of Daraya, Bishop John Batch the Patriarchal Delegate for Lataqia. The ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Chief Minister of Kerala

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 23/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, at the Cliff House in Kerala, India. His Excellency welcomed His Holiness and the accompanying delegation to India. His Holiness thanked His Excellency for his positive role in the current situation in India. His Holiness ...

Holy Qurobo at St. John Church – Salalah, Oman

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 14/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. John Church in Salalah – Oman. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Gregorios Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin Diocese and Secretary of the Regional Episcopal Synod in India, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Metropolitan of Beirut, Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar ...

Christmas Holy Qurobo in Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 26/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Christmas Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. Their Eminences: Mor Timotheos Matta Al-khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese, Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for the Church in India, and Arminian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus Armash Nalbandian, assisted ...

Syriac Orthodox Church Delegation from India Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 29/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from Elamkulam Church in India, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. The delegation was headed by their Eminences: Mor Dioscoros Kuriakose, Metropolitan of the Simahasana Churches in the North of Kerala and Abbot of Malecuriz Dayro, and Mor Antheemos Mathews, Metropolitan of ...

Festival of the Syriac Song

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 22/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurates the “Syriac Song Festival” at Mor Gabriel Hall in Qamishly. The Edessa Cultural Choir performed some Syriac songs with Church melodies. The theme of this year’s festival is: “the voice of Edessa from Zalin”. The children of the choir sang a diversity of songs ...

Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church – Qamishly

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 22/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Virgin Mary Church in Qamishly. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeerah and Euphrates, Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs. In his sermon, ...

Holy Qurobo for the Dukhrono of the Syriac Martyrs of Sayfo

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 18/6/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus, on the occasion of the Dukhrono of the Syriac Martyrs of Sayfo and the 102nd Commemoration of the Syriac Genocide Sayfo. Sayfo Commemoration in Aleppo Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at the Lady of the Guirdle (Zunoro) Church in Homs

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 3/1/2017 On his way back from Aleppo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the Church of the Lady of the Guirdle (Zunoro) in Homs. His Eminence Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, and the clergy of the Archdiocese received His Holiness. His Holiness prayed for peace in Syria ...

New Year Holy Qurobo – Mor Aphrem Cathedral – Sulaymaniyyah

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 3/1/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the New Year at Mor Aphrem Cathedral in Sulaymaniyyah in Aleppo. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Prays for Peace in Syria

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 3/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II led a prayer for peace in Syria at Mor Aphrem Cathedral in Aleppo. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs, and Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis, Patriarchal Delegate for the ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits the Old City of Aleppo

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 1/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the liberated Old City of Aleppo. He was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs, and Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis, Patriarchal Delegate of the Archdiocese of ...

Holy Qurobo for New Year’s Eve – Hayy El Seryan – Aleppo

  Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 1/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of New Year’s Eve at St. George Church in Hayy El-Seryan in Aleppo. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for ...