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Archdiocesan Executive Council Meets with Board of Trustees Presidents

On Saturday, February 5th, the Archdiocesan Executive Council (AEC) met with Board of Trustees Presidents and officers from different parishes of the Diocese along with members of the clergy and a youth task force from the local parishes. The entire full day session was packed with presentations, progress reports and proposals for the attendees to ponder and comprehend. Everyone walked away with food for thought, an appreciation of what the AEC has accomplished to date and what remains to be done with a clear focus on the need revitalize the youth of the Archdiocese.

His Eminence Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim,…

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Lent Patriarchal Encyclical, Life in Christ

“Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel.” (Philippians 1: 27)

We extend our apostolic benediction, benevolent prayers and greetings to our brethren, His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences the Metropolitans; our spiritual children the reverend vicars, priests, monks, nuns, deacons and deaconesses, and our blessed Syrian Orthodox people all over the world. May the divine providence…

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Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim Welcomes Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Archbishop of the Western Diocese

On Sunday, February 27th (All Souls Sunday) His Eminence Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Archbishop of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese for the Western United States, celebrated the Holy Liturgy at St. Mark’s Cathedral.

During the Liturgy Mor Cyril welcomed Archbishop Eugene Kaplan assuring, noting that it has been a pleasure working with His Eminence over the years and witnessing both the Eastern and Western Archdioceses grow and flourish. Archbishop Aphrem Karim added that he and Archbishop Eugene Kaplan at this juncture are working together with our Malankara Archdiocese on internal issues relevant to that Archdiocese. In closing he assured Archbishop Kaplan of our…

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