Priestly Ordination of Deacon Sleiman Shalouha

On March 11, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus.During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness was assisted by his Eminence Archbishop Mor Cyril Babi, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus.Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Anthimos Jack Yacoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, Mor Yacoub Babawi, Patriarchal Vicar for Monks Affairs and the Administration of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, also attended the Qurobo.During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness ordained Deacon Sleiman Shalouha as a priest in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus.In his speech, the new priest thanked the Lord for His grace and expressed his gratitude to His Holiness for blessing him by laying his hand on him and ordaining him into priesthood. He promised to remain faithful to the teachings of the church and do his best to serve all the people, asking them to pray for him.

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