The Annual Clergy Retreat for the Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Eastern USA was held at St. Mary’s Monastery, in Sloatsburg, New York. It took place from Monday, June 10th till Friday, June the 14th . The Retreat was opened with Evening prayers held at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Teaneck, followed by a special message on the theme of the retreat: ‘Earnestly desire the best gifts. And yet I show you a more excellent way.” (1 Corinthians 12:31).
Most of the clergy of the Archdiocese attended this important spiritual retreat. This year’s retreat was accompanied by a specially designed Academic…
A Year of Focus
Focus on what’s happening to all of Christianity.
Focus on what’s happening World Wide in our Syriac Orthodox Church.
Focus on what’s happening in our Archdiocese.
In recent times Christianity has been focusing on many challenges from adverse groups. Our Church in the Middle East has had more than its share of anguish with no end in sight of the daily torment and suffering of our brothers and sisters, and with a future in jeopardy. Our Archdiocese is facing the reality of the future and the two-fold responsibility it has here and abroad.
Those who go to God Most…
To the Parishioners of our New Jersey Parishes
May the grace and peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
We are very excited to inform you that we received approval for opening “God’s Little Children” Day Care. This institution will be operating under the auspices of the Archdiocese, on the premises of our Church of Virgin Mary in Paramus, New Jersey. It will be run by professional teachers and assistants from our community who understand the social and religious upbringing that our families want their children to grow in, and they will cater to their needs accordingly. We encourage you…