Syriac Orthodox Church – March 2016
On the occasion of Mothers Day, “La’ouna ‘al Tari’” (Meet us on the Road) Association organized a series of concerts in open air public areas in Damascus on the theme of Mothers’ Day.
St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir held its concert in the Syriac Martyrs Garden in Bab Sharqi on the evening of March 19, 2016. The concert “Story of a Mother” had many songs in Syriac and Arabic dedicated to all mothers and especially the mothers of martyrs.
His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the concert and encouraged the association to many such events that reflect the true life of Damascus and the spirit of hope that exists among the people of Syria.
He also prayed for all mothers and thanked them for their sacrifices.
His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, Very Rev. Raban Barsom Kando and Deacon Esia Bahdi.