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Ordination of Rev. Fr. Gabriel Khoury as Priest

On August 15, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Church in Saydnaya. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Timotheos Matta…

Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

On August 14, 2019, on the occasion of the assumption of the Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the Grotto of the…

Statement of the Meeting of the Heads of the Christian Churches in Damascus

Statement of the Meeting of the Heads of the Christian Churches in Damascus Mor Aphrem Monastery, Maarat Saydnaya – August 12, 2019 Upon the invitation of His Holiness Mor Ignatius…

Meeting of the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Damascus

On August 12, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met their Beatitudes Patriarchs: John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and Joseph Absi, Greek…

Meeting of the Administrative Board of Renyo

On August 8, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meeting of the Administrative Board of “Renyo” (the company that owns Antioch Syrian University), which was…

Visit of the Deputy Head of Mission of Syria in Sweden

On August 7, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Tameem Malko, Deputy Head of Diplomatic Mission of Syria in Sweden, at the Patriarchate headquarters…

Meeting with the Syrian Ambassador in China

On August 7, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Dr. Imad Moustapha, Ambassador of Syria to China, at the Patriarchate headquarters in Bab Touma –…

Holy Qurobo for the Feast of Transfiguration and Conclusion of SYGG – Sweden

On August 4, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Jacob of Nisibi Cathedral in Södertälje, Sweden, for the occasion of the feast…

Visit to St. Mary Church – Orebro

On August 3, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over ramsho (evening) prayer at St. Mary Church in Orebro. His Holiness was received by the Syriac Scouts…

Questions and Answers Session with His Holiness – SYGG 2019

On August 1st 2019, during SYGG 2019, a Questions and Answers session was organized with His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.   The aim of the session is to…