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His Eminence celebrates New Sunday at St. Ahanasius Parish in Tarpon Springs, Florida

On Sunday, April 11 His Eminence Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim celebrated Holy Qurbono (Divine Liturgy) at St. Athanasius Church in Tarpon Springs FL. He was assissted by the Parish priest, Rev. Fr. John Kouki and a large number of deacons. During the service His Eminence higlighted the role which St. Thomas the apostle played in the spread of the Christian faith. He stressed the importance of the resurrection of the lord in our life and the duty of discipleship of evey Christian.

Fr. Kouki thanked His Eminence for his visit and sermon.
At the conclusion of the service the parish accorded a warm reception to their shepherd.

In the afternoon of that Sunday, His Eminence presided over the baptismal service of Lukas Simon Jallo and Christian George the grand children of Chamoun, the president of the board of St. Athanasius parish.

If you would like to see more photos of this celebration please view the photos section.

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