Feast of the Presentation of the Lord to the Temple in Florida

3 Feb

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple, at Mor Athanasius Church in Tampa, Florida. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern USA, and Mor Dioscoros Benjamin Atas, Patriarchal Vicar in Sweden. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the value of patience and how a spiritual person should trust in the promise of the Lord. He concluded the special prayer for the “Presentation of the Lord to the temple” and blessed the candles which the faithful took to their houses.

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