Sayfo Commemoration

16 Jun

On Friday June 16, 2017, His Eminence, Mor Dionysius John Kawak, celebrated the Holy Liturgy at Mor Aphrem Center’s Chapel. During the Holy Liturgy which was attended by the local clergy, H. E. commemorated the memorial of Sayfo’s martyrs of 1915. In his sermon, he spoke about the meaning of martyrdom and encouraged all the faithful to witness God through their deeds and by raising their children according to our Holy Syriac Church belief and tradition. A special prayer was held for the Sayfo’s martyrs and for the safe return of the tow abducted Archbishops of Aleppo: Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yazeji.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.