Annual Christmas Retreat for the Clergy of Damascus

On the occasion of Christmas, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II hosted the annual Christmas Retreat for the Clergy in Damascus. His Beatitude Greek Catholic Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham…

Inauguration of “Little Angel House” Orphanage

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Orphanage “Little Angel House” at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Her Excellency Syrian Minister of Social Affairs Dr. Rima…

Meeting of the Temporary General Secretariat of the Holy Synod

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meeting of the temporary General Secretariat of the Holy Synod of our Syriac Orthodox Church. Their Eminences Mor Justinus Boulos…

Ordination of 4 Seminarians as Qoruye (Readers)

On St. Joseph’s Revelation Sunday, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya. He was…

Visit to Syrian Minister of Endowments Dr. Mohammad Abdelsattar Al-Sayed

After the apostolic visit to Lattaqia, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdelsattar Al-Sayed, Syrian Minister of Endowments in his house in Tartus. His…

Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Greek Orthodox Cathedral – Lattaqia

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Lattaqia. The Holy Qurobo was attended by the Governor of Lattaqia Mr….

Laying of Foundation Stone for a New Church in Lattaqia

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II laid the Foundation Stone for a New Church in the name of the Virgin Mary in Lattaqia. The ceremony took place at the…

Visit to the Governor of Lattaqia

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Excellency Governor of Lattaqia Mr. Ibrahim Al-Salem at the headquarters of the governorate in the city center. His Excellency Secretary of…

Apostolic Visit to Lattaqia

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the Syriac Orthodox Community in Lattaqia. Upon his arrival, he was greeted by Very Rev. Raban Boutros Kassis, Patriarchal Delegate in the…

Visit to His Beatitude John X

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at his residence in St. Mary’s Convent in Blemmana…