Feast of the Holy Cross & Beginning of Academic Year at Seminary

On September 14, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross and the beginning of the academic year at Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, at the altar of the Martyrs of Sayfo in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya.His Holiness was assisted by his Eminence Mor Yacoub Babawi, Patriarchal Vicar for Monks Affairs and the Administration of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya.In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the discovery of the Holy Cross and explained how the cross is important in the Christian faith because it is a symbol of peace and victory over evil. He spoke about the importance of education in the ministry of the clergy and encouraged the seminarians to devote time for learning and for service

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