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Ordination of Readers and Subdeacons – St Mark Cathedral – NJ

On May 19, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mark Cathedral in New Jersey, and ordained subdeacons and readers for the Archdiocese…

Receiving an Honorary PhD from St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary

On May 18, 2019, His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was awarded an honorary doctorate in Divinity from St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary in New York. The President of the…

Consecration of St Mark Cathedral – NJ

On May 17, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated St. Mark Cathedral in New Jersey – Eastern USA. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Dionysius…

Official Dinner – St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary NY

On May 16, 2019, upon the invitation of His Beatitude, The Most Blessed Tikhon (Mollard), Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada of the Orthodox Church in America…

Participation of the Syriac Orthodox Church at Funeral of Patriarch Sfeir

On May 16, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II delegated His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Chamoun, Patriarchal Vicar and Director of…

Iftar at the Presidential Palace – Lebanon

On May 14, 2019, upon the invitation of the President of the Lebanese Republic His Excellency General Michel Aoun, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a special Iftar…

His Holiness Offers Condolences for the Passing Away of Late Maronite Patriarch Sfeir

On May 14, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II offered his condolences to His Brother in Christ His Beatitude and Eminence Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Maronite Patriach…

Ordination of Three Archbishops for the Sister Armenian Apostolic Church

On May 10, 2019, upon the invitation of his brother in Christ His Holiness Catholicose Karekin II, Catholicose-Patriarch of All Armenians, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in…

Arrival at the Holy Mother of Etchmiadzin in Armenia

On May 10, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived at Armenia for an official visit to the sister Armenian Orthodox Church, upon the invitation of his brother…

Ceremonial Communion for Children of St. Aphrem Center for Religious Education – Tabbale.

On May 10, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral, in Bab Touma – Damascus. He was assisted by their…