Meeting with their Beatitudes Patriarchs Rai & Younan

On January 22, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received Their Beatitudes: Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Maronite Church,…

MECC Executive Committee Inaugural Session & Theological Panel

On January 22, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the sessions of the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), hosted by our Syriac…

Meeting with His Beatitude Cardinal Mar Louis Rafael I Sako

On January 21, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude and Eminence Cardinal Mar Louis Rafael I Sako, Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon, at the Patriarchal Residence…

Meeting with the Syriac Benevolent Association in Amman

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met the members of the Syriac Benevolent Association in Amman. Their Eminences Mor Severius Hawa, Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, and Mor Timotheos…

Reception in Honor of His Holiness – St Aphrem Cathedral – Amman

On January 20, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a reception held in honor of his first apostolic visit to Amman – Jordan at St. Aphrem Cathedral….

Opening Session of Arab Summit – Beirut

On January 20, 2019, upon the invitation of His Excellency General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the opening session of…

Epiphany Holy Qurobo at Jordan River

On January 19, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated Eastern Epiphany Holy Qurobo at Jordan River in Jordan.   It is the first time that the Syriac…

Inauguration of St. Mark Social Center – Al Swaifyeh, Jordan

After the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated St. Mark Social Center in Al Swaifyeh, Jordan.   First, His Holiness conducted a small prayer, then he…

Holy Qurobo – ST. Ephrem Cathedral, Jordan

On January 18, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Ephrem Cathedral in Al Swaifyeh, Jordan.   He was assisted by their Eminences:…

Arrival at Jordan’s Borders

On January 18, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was received at the Jordanian Borders, for the First Apostolic Visit to the Syriac Orthodox Church there.   Very…