Feast of the Birth of the Virgin Mary

On September 8, 2023, on the occasion of the Feast of the Birth of the Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya.

His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Andrawos Bahhi, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, and Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem, Jordan and the Holy Land, in the presence of their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Nicolaos Matta Abdelahad, Patriarchal Vicar in Spain, Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates, Mor Yacoub Babawi, Patriarchal Vicar for Monks Affairs and the Administration of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, Mor Christophoros Markose Abraham, Patriarchal Secretary for the Church Affairs in India, and Mor Augeen Al Khoury Nemat, Patriarchal Secretary.

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