Opening of SYGG-Syria 2022

On September 9, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II officially inaugurated the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering in Syria (SYGG-Syria 2022) at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya – Syria.

The opening was attended by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan Trustee of our church in India and Metropolitan of Cochin, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, Mor Boutros Kassis, Archbishop of Aleppo and Environs, Mor Yacoub Babawi, Patriarchal Vicar for Monks Affairs and the Administration of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, Mor Severus Roger Akhrass, Patriarchal Vicar for Syriac Studies, Mor Cyril Babi, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, as well as the monks, priests, nuns, seminarians of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary, and more than 200 youth coming from the four Syriac Orthodox Archdioceses in Syria.

The gathering is organized by the Suryoyo Patriarchal Youth Department (SPYD) under the auspices of His Holiness the Patriarch and will take place from 9 to 14 September 2022.

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