In honor of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II’s visit to Salzburg, the parish of St. Mary the Helper in Salzburg invited His Holiness to participate in the special evening prayer at the church.
His Holiness presided over the prayer which was in both German and Syriac. During the prayer, His Holiness delivered a sermon on the importance of helping those in need. He also presented the pastor of the parish Prof. Dr. Peter Bruck with a gift in token of the love and appreciation for all the support that he has shown towards our church and community in Salzburg.
Their Eminences: Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, Mor Julius Hanna Aydin, Director of External Relations in Germany, Mor Polycarpus Augin Aydin, Patriarchal Vicar in the Netherlands, His Grace Mor Georges Kourieh, Dean of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director also participated in this.