Category Archives: News

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…

Visit of the Children of the “Happy Child House”

On December 22, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the children of the “Happy Child House” Kindergarten, as well as their teachers headed by Malfonitho Hedra Massouh,…

Annual Christmas Spiritual Retreat for the Clergy of Damascus

On December 21, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Christmas Spiritual Retreat for the Clergy of Damascus, held at the Maryamite Cathedral of the Greek…

Damascus, Christmas Capital: Inauguration of Christmas Tree

On December 20, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the Christmas Tree at the Abbasiyyin Square in Damascus. Thousands of people gathered to be part of this…

Visit of the Head of the Franciscan Order in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan

On December 17, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Rev. Fr. Firas Loufti, Regional Superior of the monks of the Order of the Franciscans in Lebanon, Syria…