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Feast of the Annunciation

On March 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo for the Feast of the Annunciation at St. Mary Church in Qusur – Damascus. Their…

Visit of the President of Perigeo

On March 24, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Mr. Giorgio Conconi, President of Perigeo, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus. The meeting was attended…

Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Antioch University

  On March 22, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, as President of the Board of Trustees of Antioch Syrian University, invited the members of the Board of…

7th Annual Memorial of the Late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I

On March 20, 2021, on the occasion of the 7th Annual Memorial of the Departure of Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas of blessed memory (March 21, 2014), His Holiness…

Visit of Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury and a Delegation of Clergy

On March 16, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous and Environs, accompanied by a delegation from…

Service of Forgiveness (Shubqono)

On March 14, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. ‏At the end of…

Sunday of the Wedding of Qana

On March 14, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo celebrated by Rev. Fr. Youhanon Yacoub, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma…

Encyclical of the Holy Lent 2021

No. EN 163/21 ܒܫܡ ܐܝܬܝܐ ܡܬܘܡܝܐ ܐܠܨܝ ܐܝܬܘܬܐ ܕܟܠ ܐܚܝܕ ܐܝܓܢܛܝܘܣ ܦܛܪܝܪܟܐ ܕܟܘܪܣܝܐ ܫܠܝܚܝܐ ܕܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ ܘܕܟܠܗ̇ ܡܕܢܚܐ ܘܪܝܫܐ ܓܘܢܝܐ ܕܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܐܪܬܕܘܟܣܝܬܐ ܕܒܟܠܗ̇ ܬܒܝܠ ܕܗܘ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܬܪܝܢܐ ܡ̄ We extend…

Visit of Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo Massis Zoboyan

On February 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Massis Zoboyan, Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo, accompanied by MP Gerard Rayisian and members of the…

Online Meeting of MECC Executive Committee

On February 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the online meeting of the Executive Committee of the MECC. After the opening prayer, the participants discussed…