A Pilgrimage to Tur-Abdin, Turkey

11 Jul

On Saturday and Sunday July 11-12th His Eminence Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim went on a spiritual pilgrimage to the holy places of Tur-Abdin. After Crossing the border from Kamishly, he drove to the famous Monastery of Mor Augin (St. Eugene) … Read More »

Syriac Monastery Loses Forestry Case

24 Jun

Midyat, Turkey, Wednesday 24 June, 2009 Midyat, Turkey – In an astonishing verdict, the Syriac Universal Alliance (SUA), a recognized NGO at the United Nations that represents the Aramean (Syriac) people worldwide, reports that the court trial held today on Wednesday, June … Read More »

Senior Liturgy at Midland Avenue

24 May

The Senior Liturgy took place this year at the new Archdiocese Center, on Midland Ave, Paramus, in the small Chapel, on May 24, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. Following the Liturgy, His Eminence said a few encouraging words and each senior … Read More »

Syriac Monastery Wins Land Boundary Case

22 May

Midyat, Turkey, Friday 22 May, 2009 Midyat, Turkey – In a landmark decision, the local Midyat Court has reversed the initial decision taken on 29 August 2008 by the Turkish Land Registration Court, which had granted three surrounding villages more … Read More »

Peace with God

15 May

A Sermon on the Glorious Resurrection In The Harvest of Sermons, Damascus, Syria, 1984 – pages 51-59 The apostle Paul said: “Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,” (Romans 5:1) … Read More »

The Power of the Holy Cross

12 May

The Patriarchal Journal vol.29 – October/November 1991 – No. 108/109. Pages 463- 470 “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing; but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” I … Read More »

The Baptism of the Lord Jesus

22 Apr

The Patriarchal Journal Vol. 32 – January/February 1994 – No. 131/132. Pages 2-7 The Lord Jesus, after his amazing birth in the flesh, lived like all his contemporaries in the city of Nazareth. He distinguished himself from them by his … Read More »