Consecration of St. Mark Church in Linkoping

On September 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated St. Mark Church in Linkoping.During the consecration, His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Dioscoros Benjamin Atas, Patriarchal Vicar in Sweden, Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Polycarpus Augin Aydin, Patriarchal Vicar in Holland, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.The prayers of the Qudosho were followed by the ointment with Chrism on the altar and the walls of the church, according to the rites of our Syriac Orthodox Church. His Holiness also bestowed the Holy Cross onto Rev. Fr. Joseph Dogan, parish priest of St. Mark Church.

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