Prayer of Shubqono – Beginning of the Great Lent


His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the service of Shubqono at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Damascus.
His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, also attended the prayer.
After the Ramsho prayer, His Holiness started the special prayers dedicated to the rite of forgiveness (Shubqono). He also spoke about true forgiveness in Christianity and the meaning of this rite at the beginning of the Great Lent.

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