His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided the Holy Qurobo for Christmas Eve in St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, celebrated the Holy Qurobo.
During the Qurobo, His Eminence read the Christmas Message of His Holiness. Then, Christmas procession was performed.
At the end of the Qurobo, His Holiness blessed the faithful and wished them a Merry Christmas.
After the Qurobo, St. Ephrem Patriarchal Scouts played Christmas music in the yard of the Patriarchate headquarters.