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SYGG Syria 2018: Q&A with His Holiness

On September 14th 2018, during the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering, a Question and Answer session was held with His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II. Mr. Joe Lahoud, Executive Director…

Feast of the Discovery of the Cross Holy Qurobo

On September 14th 2018, on the occasion of the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St….

SYGG Syria 2018 – Official Inauguration

On September 13th 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the third Suryoyo Youth General Gathering in Syria (SYGG-Syria), at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya – Syria….

Holy Qurobo for Martyrs of Genocides – Elij, Lebanon

On Sunday September 9th 2018, upon the invitation of the Lady of Elij, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Holy Qurobo celebrated by His Beatitude and Eminence…

Meeting with His Excellency Swiss President Alain Berset

On August 28th 20118, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency Alain Berset, President of the Swiss Confederation, at the Maronite Patriarchal Residence in Dimane, North…

Meeting with Ambassador of Lebanon to Vatican

On August 22nd 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Farid Elias al-Khazen, Lebanese Ambassador to Vatican, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. During…

Ordination of Rev. Fr. Youssef Al-Birni as Priest

On Sunday August 19th 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. He was assisted by their…

Meeting with a Delegation from Bahrain

On August 15 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a Delegation from our Church in Bahrain. The delegation was headed by His Eminence Mor Coorilose Geevarghese, Metropolitan…

Holy Qurobo at St. James of Nisibis Church – Corpus Christi

On August 12th 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo in St. James of Nisibis in Corpus Christi – Texas. His Eminence Archbishop Mor Dionysius…

Meeting of the Missions Committee

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meeting of the Missions Committee which was held in New Jersey. Their Eminences: Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the…