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Heads of OOC Visit His Beatitude Patriarch John X

June 25, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/6/18 Their Holinesses Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East: Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, and Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia visited His Beatitude John X, Greek […]

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Iftar on the occasion of Ramadan at Mor Aphrem Monastery – Maarat Saydnaya

June 12, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/6/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II holds an Iftar on the occasion of Ramadan at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. The Iftar was attended by His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East as well as the Representative of His Excellency President Bashar […]

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“Severus of Antioch” Symposium

May 28, 2018 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/5/18 For the 1500 Jubilee of the Exile of Patriarch Mor Severus the Great to Egypt, the Department of Syriac Studies at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch held a Symposium on the great Saint entitled: “Severus of Antioch” on May 25, 2018 at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon. His […]

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Consecration of Mor Eliyo Syriac Orthodox Church, Pohlheim – Geissen- Germany

May 21, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the church of Mor Eliyo in Pohlheim – Geissen, Germany. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Dioscorus Benjamin Atas, Patriarchal Vicar in Sweden, Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, […]

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Holy Qurobo for the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven

May 21, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – May 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven, at Mor Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. John Church – Salalah, Oman

May 14, 2018 Featured
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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, […]

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Consecration of Mort Shmouni Syriac Orthodox Church – Ghala, Muscat

May 11, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 11/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the church of Mor Shmouni in Ghala – Muscat, Oman. His Holiness was assisted by His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences: Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar of Oman and Metropolitan of Kozhikkod Diocese, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, […]

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Reception held for Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem Il in Muscat

May 9, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was received by a crowd of faithful of our Church in Muscat at his residence. Leading the crowd were their Eminences: Mor Gregorios Joseph, Metropolitan of Kochi Diocese and Secretary of the Regional Episcopal synod in India, Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar of […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Church – Aleppo

April 25, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo and the Ceremonial Communion at St. Georges Church in Al-Suryan area in Aleppo. Their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Tartous, and Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, assisted His […]

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Holy Qurobo on New Sunday – Damascus

April 16, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 16/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on New Sunday, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patrirarchal Archdiocese of Damascus. His Eminence the Right Reverend Bishop Michael Langrish, Former […]

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Patriarchs of Antioch Meet in Damascus

April 10, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 10/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Beatitude Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Damascus. During their meeting, His Holiness conveyed to His Beatitude Easter greetings and discussed several church issues. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal […]

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Good Friday – Damascus

April 7, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 7/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the service of the worship of the Cross at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma in Damascus. He was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar at the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and the monks of the Patriarchate. […]

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Schedules for Holy Week and Easter – 2018 at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

March 29, 2018 Featured

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 29/3/18 Timetable of the Holy Week and Easter 2018, Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Saturday March 31 2.40 pm                Solemn Entry of His Beatitude into the Holy Sepulchre and Evening Vespers in        the Armenian Gallery Palm Sunday April 1 5.30 […]

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Holy Qurobo for the Feast of Annunciation

March 27, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Annunciation at Mor Jacoub Baradeus Church in Atchaneh – Lebanon. His Holiness was assisted by His Eminences Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Chamoun, Patriarchal Vicar and Director of the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, […]

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Shubqono Prayer – Damascus

February 20, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer (Ramsho) at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. At the end of the prayer, His Holiness prayed the special prayer of Shubqono (Forgiveness) during which the clergy and faithful ask forgiveness from one another, before the beginning […]

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Coptic Orthodox Church Delegation Visits the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate

January 27, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. The Coptic Orthodox Delegation included the members of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches: Anba Bishoy, Anba Benyamin and Dr. Guirguis Saleh […]

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Inauguration of “Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Dialysis Center”

January 27, 2018 News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated “Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Dialysis Center” in Dwelaa – Damascus. The center is a project lead by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC), and aims at offering free services to patients with kidney failure and in need of dialysis, thus giving them […]

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Holy Qurobo of the Second Sunday after Epiphany

January 14, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Church – 14/1/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo of the second Sunday after Epiphany, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damscus. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Petros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs and Hama, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khouri, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal […]

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Christmas Recital by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir

December 21, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/12/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a Christmas Recital by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. The Recital was entitled: “Because We are Sons of Life 3”, and included Christmas chants from more than ten different languages and traditions. In […]

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Opening Ceremony of the First World Conference on Medicine for Suryoye

November 18, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Church – 18/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II officially inaugurates the First World Conference on Medicine for Suryoye, held at the University of Munich in Germany. His Holiness greeted all the physicians and people working in the field of medicine who gathered from different countries to participate in this important event. […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Auckland

November 8, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 8/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Auckland in New Zealand. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia & New Zealand, and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Metropolitan of Mosul, Kurdistan and their Environs, in […]

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