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His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Receives His Excellency General Michel Aoun

On Tuesday July 22, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency General Michel Aoun at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Bikfaya – Lebanon. Their Eminences Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Office Director, Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for the Indian Affairs, and Mr. Habib Afram, President of the Syriac League in Lebanon and Secretary General of the Union of Lebanese Christian Leagues were also present. His Excellency General Aoun offered his congratulations to His Holiness on the occasion of his enthronement as Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. The Patriarch and his guest discussed the situation of...

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His Holiness Attends in the Annual Archdiocesan Picnic in Eastern US

On Sunday July 13, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Annual Archdiocesan Picnic in Eastern US held at the “Sisters Servants” Convent in New Jersey. His Holiness celebrated the divine liturgy assisted by Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Office Director in Damascus in the presence of the parish priests and deacons. In his sermon about the feeding of the multitudes, His Holiness pointed out that when we offer to God the little that we have, God bless us and pours on us of His abundant grace. After the divine liturgy, the participants enjoyed many activities prepared for the...

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His Holiness Ordains a New Priest and Decorates Another with the Pectoral Cross

On July 11, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the divine liturgy in St. Mark Cathedral in New Jersey assisted by their Eminences Mor Theethose Yeldho Archbishop of the Malankara Diocese of North America, Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Office Director in Damascus, and Mor Chrysostomos Markose, Metropolitan of the Evangelical Association of the East along with some priests, deacons and the choir of the Cathedral.

During the divine liturgy, His Holiness ordained deacon Gabriel Barsoum Al-Kass as a priest for St. Barsawmo Church in Wyckoff. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke of the qualities of the priests and...

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Syriac Orthodox Archdiocesan Annual Picnic 2014

Come celebrate the Holy Liturgy with His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II
Liturgy 10:30AM

Fun, Food, Music and Friends
Lots of fun activities for children

Adults: $20 per person
Children: $10 per child

St. Mary’s Villa
150 Sisters Servants Lane, Sloatsburg, NY 10974

First Annual Golf Outing

Monday, October 6th, 2014

CRYSTAL SPRINGS RESORT WILD TURKEY GOLF COURSE
Hamburg, New Jersey

A Great Opportunity to Network and Play Golf
SHOTGUN STARTS – 1:00 PM

All levels of golfers welcomed, including beginners.

For questions or more info, please contact us at:
• (973)-222-9500

The Suryoyo Educational and Cultural Organization is a not-for-profit 501©(3) organization.

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His Holiness Received Syrian Members of Parliament

A delegation from the Syrian Parliament visited His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II in the Patriarchal Residence in Damascus. They congratulated His Holiness on the occasion of his enthronement as Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. Most of the Members of Parliaments were from the District of Hassakeh.

His Holiness welcomed the esteemed guests and thanked the delegation for their work in the public sector. He encouraged them to continue in their pioneer role to serve the citizens in the difficult conditions that exist in the country.

His Holiness also communicated to the Members of Parliament some of the most...

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His Holiness Receives the Governor of the Countryside of Damascus and the Party District Secretary

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Hussein Makhlouf and Mr. Mohammad Bakhith Secretary of the Damascus Countryside District of the Arab Baath Socialist Party accompanied by a delegation from the District council.

His Holiness was informed of the current procedures that the District council is doing to revive the region of the countryside of Damascus. He then encouraged them to pursue their efforts, especially the National Reconciliation Committee that aims at reestablishing security and stability in the region.

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