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Visit to the Construction Site of the Syriac Cultural Institute

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the construction site of the Syriac Cultural Institute at the Old City of Damascus. He was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Titmotheos Matta…

Sbartho Saturday – Holy Qurobo

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo celebrated by Very Rev. Fr. Youhanna Saroukhan on the occasion of the ‘Sbartho’ Saturday, at Mor Yacoub Nsibinoyo…

Good Friday – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the service of the worship of the Cross at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma in Damascus. His Holiness was assisted…

Midday Service of Good Friday

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Midday Service of Good Friday at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma. His Holiness held the cross on his…

Message for the 4th Year on the Abduction of Boulos Yazigi and Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East   Paschal message Beloved spiritual brethren and children, Christ is risen, truly…

Service of the Washing of the Feet

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the service of the washing of the feet at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. During this service, His Holiness…

Holy Qurobo on Maundy Thursday and Consecration of Ointment Oils

For the first time since his installation as Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the rite of the consecration of the…

Hasho Service at Mor Jacob Baradeus Church – Jaramana

On the occasion of the Passion (Hasho) Week, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the prayer service of Tuesday Evening at Mor Jacob Baradeus Church in Jaramana….

Spiritual Retreat in Preparation for the Lord’s Resurrection – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the spiritual retreat in preparation for the Lord’s Resurrection. The retreat was organized by the Greek Catholic Patriarchate at the Patriarchal Cathedral…

Nahire Service – Damascus

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the special service of the Nahire (Lights) on the eve of the Passion Week at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus….