On December 25, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of Christmas at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus.
Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Mor Anthimos Jack Yacoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, and Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus Armash Nalbandian, assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo.
The sermon of His Holiness will be published in the next post.
His Holiness also offered Christmas greetings to all Christians around the world and prayed especially for the people of Syria, that the Lord may bless them and help them through the difficult times that they are witnessing in their respective countries.
During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness presided over the special rite for Christmas.