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General Meeting of Syriac Activists in Atchaneh

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II convened a general meeting at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya, Lebanon to which he called Syriac activists to participate. The general meeting was…

Meeting Former Vice President of Lebanese Parliament

At the Headquarters of the Patriarchal Vicariate of Zahleh and Beqaa, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency Former Vice President of Lebanese Parliament Mr. Elie…

Distribution of Parcels and Help by EPDC

As part of its work in offering relief and help to those affected by the crisis in Syria, St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) distributes on a regular basis parcels of food…

Annunciation Sunday – Damascus

On the occasion of the Sunday of the Annunciation, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Eminence Mor…

Holy Qurobo for Young Children – Damascus

More than 200 Children participated in the Holy Qurobo celebrated by His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. These children are…

Visit of a Delegation from Sweden “In Defense of Syria”

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from a Swedish organization “In Defense of Syria” at the patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. The delegation is visiting different…

Meeting of Catholic Heads of Churches in Syria

The Catholic Heads of Churches in Syria held a meeting hosted by the Greek Melkite Patriarchate in Bab Sharqi, Damascus and presided over by His Beatitude Gregorius III Lahham, Greek…

Meeting with the Association of the Young Syriacs

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the new board of the Association of the Young Syriacs at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. Their Eminences Mor Dionysius…

Inauguration of a Counterpane Workshop – Jaramana

As part of the cooperation between St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), a new workshop for making counterpanes and bedspreads was opened in…

SAYFO – Symphony of Classical Music in Commemoration of the Syriac Genocide

Under the auspices of the Syrian Ministry of Culture, Dar Al-Assad hosted the Sayfo Symphony, composed by the young Syriac Thomas Ucel. It is a contribution to the many efforts and…