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Nahire or Service of Lights

On April 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Service of Nahire (the Feast of Lights), at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. This…

Palm Sunday

On April 25, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of Palms Sunday, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus….

Recital “Light after Darkness”

On April 23, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a Recital entitled “Light after Darkness” on the occasion of the Great Lent and Easter, at St. George…

Private Message from His Holiness Patriarch Aphrem II to His Holiness Pope Francis

On April 16, 2021, delegated by His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, His Eminence Mor Anthimos Jack Yacoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, visited His Holiness…

His Holiness celebrates the Mid Lent Holy Liturgy at Mor Gabriel Church in NJ

On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Gabriel Church, on the occasion of the Mid Lent, and for the…

Visit to His Beatitude Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Raii

On April 5, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited his brother in Christ His Beatitude Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Raii, at the Headquarters of the…

Visit to His Beatitude Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan

On April 5, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited his brother in Christ His Beatitude Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, at the Headquarters of the Patriarchate…

Visit to Armenian Orthodox Catholicos Aram I

On April 4, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited his brother in Christ His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Armenian Orthodox Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia,…

Visit of a Delegation of the Syriac Scouts in Syria

On March 28, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the coordinators of the Syriac Scouts in Syria, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma in…

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…