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Tonsure of Two Monks for the Holy Cross Monastery

On the occasion of the Feast of St. Anthony, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Aphrem Church in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat…

Formal Reception in Honor of the Diplomatic Body in Syria

On the occasion of the New Year 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II invited their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Charge d’Affaires and Diplomatic Representatives of Foreign Missions in Syria…

Feast of the Virgin Mary for the Blessing of the Sowing

On January 15, 2020, on the occasion of the Feast of the blessing of the Virgin Mary on the Plantations, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the…

Feast of the Epiphany – Denho

On January 6, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo of the Feast of Epiphany at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus….

Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Antioch Syrian University

On January 5, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Antioch Syrian University, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab…

New Year Holy Qurobo – St. Mark Cathedral – NJ

On January 1st 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the New Year at St. Mark Cathedral in New Jersey,…

Christmas Holy Qurobo – Damascus

On December 25, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of Christmas at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus….

Holy Qurobo on Christmas Eve

On December 24, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo for Christmas Eve in St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus.  …

Minister of Endowments Congratulates His Holiness for Christmas

On December 24, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Syrian Minister of Religious Endowments Muhammad Abd Al-Sattar Al-Sayyid, accompanied by a group of Muslim Sheikhs,…

Christmas Message 2019

  No. EN 628/19   By the Grace of God Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church   Our…