Monastic Orders

Currently, in the Syria Orthodox Church of Antioch, there are two monastic orders:

  • St. Aphrem Syriac Orthodox Monks Order, based at Mor Aphrem the Syrian Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya, Damascus – Syria
  • St. Jacob Baradeus Syriac Orthodox Nuns Order, based at Mor Jacob Baradeus Monastery in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon