Pentecost: The Descent of the Holy Spirit

Church of Serbia - 17/6/19 Pentecost (Πεντηκοστή) – the feast day of the Descent of the Holy Spirit In the Old Testament, Pentecost was the feast that occurred fifty days after Passover. As the Passover feast celebrated the exodus of the Israelites from the slavery of Egypt, so Pentecost celebrated God's gift of the ten commandments to Moses ...

Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Church – Aleppo

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 Holiness in ...