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Meeting of SYGG-Syria with President Dr. Bashar Assad

September 19, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II meets His Excellency Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, with the participants of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria, at the Damascus Hall in Damascus. The accompanying delegation included their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama […]

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President Dr. Bashar al-Assad Visits Holy Cross Syriac Orthodox Monastery in Saydnaya

September 9, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/9/17 A few days ago, His Excellency Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, visited the temporary site of the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Saydnaya. He was accompanied by the members of his family. His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency at the entrance […]

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Feast of the Birth of the Virgin Mary Celebrated in Liege

September 9, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/9/17 On the occasion of the feast of birth of the Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Liege. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor George Kourieh, Patriarchal Vicar in Belgium, France and Luxemburg, and Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop […]

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Holy Qurobo – St. George Patriarchal Cathedral – Damascus

August 28, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus and Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, assisted His Holiness during the Holy Qurobo. […]

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Festival of the Syriac Song

August 22, 2017 News
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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 […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church – Qamishly

August 22, 2017 Featured
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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 […]

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Installation of Mor Maurice Amsih Archbishop of Jazera &Euphrates

August 20, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/8/17 +Axios Axios Axios+ Syriac His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Cathedral in Hassakah. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and […]

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Consecration of the Shrine of the Lady of the Belt (Zunoro)

August 16, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 16/8/17 On the occasion of the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the altar of the Virgin Mary at the Shrine of the Lady of the Belt (Zunoro) at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros […]

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Holy Qurobo – Feast of Transfiguration – SYGG 2017

August 7, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – August 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo for the Feast of Transfiguration and the Feast of Mor Gabriel at the SYGG 2017. Their Eminences: Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Nicodemus Daoud […]

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Official Opening of SYGG 2017

August 6, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 6/8/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II officially inaugurated the third Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering (SYGG) held this year in Lebanon. Very Rev. Raban Jack Yakoub, Director of the Youth Department, thanked His Holiness for taking care of the Suryoyo youth as their spiritual father and beloved friend. He greeted […]

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Governor of Hassakah Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

July 30, 2017 News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 30/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Jayez Al-Moussa, Governor of Hassakah, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma. The meeting was attended by their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar at the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Al-Jazeerah and Euphrates, and […]

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Holy Qurobo – Conclusion of 53rd Convention, California – USA

July 26, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 26/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the conclusion of the 53rd Annual Convention held in California, USA. Their Eminences Archbishops Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar for the Western USA, and Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern USA, assisted His Holiness […]

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Clergy Meeting – 53rd Convention of the SOC in Northern America

July 21, 2017 News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the clergy meeting of the two Archdioceses of the USA at the 53rd Annual Convention held in California. Their Eminences Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar for the Western USA, and Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern USA, […]

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Visit of a Hungarian Delegation to Help Persecuted Christians

July 5, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 5/7/17 His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Hungarian Ministry of Human Capacities led by Mr. Tamas Torok, Deputy State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of Hungary to Lebanon, at Mor Gabriel Monastery, Ajaltoun – Mount Lebanon. […]

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Holy Qurobo – Mor Yacoub Baradeus Church – Atchaneh

June 19, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/6/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Yacoub Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh – Lebanon. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh and Mor Timotheos Mathew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs and in […]

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Feast of the Pentecost – Damascus

June 5, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 5/6/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Damascus on the occasion of the Feast of the Pentecost. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo. In his […]

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Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven

May 27, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven. The Holy Qurobo was celebrated by His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, at […]

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Holy Qurobo – 5th Sunday after Easter

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – May 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mark Cathedral in Teaneck – NJ on the 5th Sunday after Easter. His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar of the Archdiocese for the Eastern USA assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo. In his […]

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Visit of the Head of Delegation of the International Committee for Red Cross in Syria

May 10, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 10/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross in Syria, Mrs. Marianne Gasser, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness welcomed Ms. Gasser and spoke about the different areas of health and medical assistance that the […]

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Feast of St. Georges – St. Georges Shrine – Old Damascus

May 7, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 7/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of St. Georges at St. Georges Shrine in the old city of Damascus. His Holiness was assisted by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus. In […]

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Consecration of St. Mary (Azret Azakh) Syriac Orthodox Church in Bad Vilbel – Germany

May 1, 2017 Featured

    Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 1/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated and consecrated the newly built St. Mary (Azret Azakh) church in Bad Vilbel, Germany. During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences the Archbishops: Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Nicolaos Matta Abdelahad, Patriarchal […]

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