Save the Date:
September 19, 2015
The Standing Conference of
Oriental Orthodox Churches
4th Annual Youth Conference
Northeastern United States
Dear family, fellow parishioners of the Syriac Orthodox Church, friends, and supporters. Please join us for our 51st Annual Syriac Orthodox Convention with His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.
Hosted by St. Mary’s Syriac Orthodox Church, Shrewsbury, MA.
On April 18, 2015, the Archdiocesan Education Committee hosted a screening of Finding Kind, a documentary filmed by the Kind Campaign. The Kind Campaign is an anti-bullying initiative that focuses specifically on girl-on-girl bullying. Although the Kind Campaign usually reaches out through girls-only school assemblies across the country, a few months ago the organization gave away 500 free screenings of the documentary and assembly packet. Our Archdiocese was fortunate enough to be the recipient of one of these screenings.
After several months of planning, the Committee opened the even to girls ages...
The Archdiocese Educational Programs Committee presents the showing of “God’s Not Dead” movie. All are welcome to join us for our first spiritual movie night held on May 15th at 7:30PM in the social hall of the church of the Virgin Mary – 644 Paramus Rd. Paramus, NJ 07652. This movie is rated PG – Children who will sit quietly are welcome.
Our Archdiocese Easter egg hunt was held on April 11, 2015 at the Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary. It was a beautiful sunny day, beside for a little wind, it all went well.
We had a great turn out. Children from all our churches attended. The event started off with educating our youngsters on the importance of taking communion. Ramona Malki did an excellent job on explaining to the children the meaning of communion, what the symbols on the communion bread mean, how we are supposed to prepare ourselves before...