Shubqono Prayer – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer (Ramsho) on Sunday 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 of the Great Lent.
His Holiness spoke about forgiveness and the way one should truly repent from one’s sins and ask the forgiveness of others.
The service was also attended by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, His Grace Bishop Mor Maurice Amsih, Patriarchal Delegate for the Archdiocese of Jazeerah and Euphrates.

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