Ordination of Rev Fr Shemoun Demir Khuroyo

On November 26, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Malki Church in Delbrück – Germany. During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness elevated Rev. Fr. Simon Demir to the rank of Khuroyo.In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the humility of the Virgin Mary who visited her cousin Elizabeth and carried the Lord to her bringing joy to her. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Dioscorus Benjamin Atas, Patriarchal Vicar in Sweden, and Mor Julius Hanna Aydin, Director of the Foreign Relations in Germany.Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Theophilos George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, Mor Philoxenus Saliba Ozman, Archbishop of Mardin and Diyarbakir, Mor Theethose Yeldho, Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese of Northern America, Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk, Kurdistan and Environs, Mor Theophilos Kuryakos, Metropolitan of MSOT Seminary and Patriarchal Vicar in Europe, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, Mor George Kourieh, Patriarchal Vicar in Belgium, France and Luxembourg, Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, Mor Cyril Babi, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director,, attended the Holy Qurobo.

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