Consecration of the new Parish Hall of Mor Ignatius JSO Cathedral, Dubai
- The consecration ceremony of the new Parish Hall of the Mor Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, Jebel Ali named after His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East will be held on Friday 18th Feb 2011 at 11:30 AM, after the Holy Qurbana at the Cathedral premises in Jebel Ali. The consecration ceremony will be led by H G Mor Meletheose Yuhanon Metropolitan of Thumpamon Diocese, Patriarchal Vicar of Dubai & Abu Dhabi in the presence of H G Mor Theodosius Mathews Metropolitan of Kollam Diocese, Patriarchal Vicar of Kuwait.
Rev. Fr. Boby G Varghese, Vicar of the Mor Ignatius Cathedral will assist in the ceremony. Vicars and faithful of other Syrian Orthodox Churches in UAE and other sister churches will attend the function. The event also commemorates the 30th enthronement anniversary of His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas as the Patriarch of Antioch of all the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church. The new Parish Hall with a seating capacity of approximately 300 persons will be mainly used as a multi-purpose hall including cultural activities of the congregation.