The Good Shepherd

27 Aug

The Lord Jesus said: “… I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. I Am the Good Shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep” (John 10:10-11). In chapter ten … Read More »

The Church and the Bible

3 Aug

To know the Lord of the word, we have to know the word of the Lord. Church is, the group of believers those who follow Jesus and proclaim Him as Lord. Some people things church is the building. While the … Read More »

Patriarchal Encyclical Lent 2002

22 Jul

PRAYER We offer apostolic benediction, benevolent prayers, and greetings in the Lord to our brethren, their Eminencies the Metropolitans, our spiritual children the venerable priests, the devout monks, nuns, deacons, and our blessed Syrian Orthodox people. May the divine providence … Read More »

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 »