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Syriac Orthodox Church celebrated Easter

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  • Thomas Daniel
    Syriac Orthodox Christians (excluding Malankara Archdiocese)who follow the Julian calendar on Sunday celebrated Easter by holding masses and performing prayers
    Message 1 of 2 , May 3, 2005
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      Syriac Orthodox Christians (excluding Malankara Archdiocese)who
      follow the Julian calendar on Sunday celebrated Easter by holding
      masses and performing prayers and preachers.

      At the Saint Georges Syriac Orthodox Church, Damascus, Holy Qurbono
      was celebrated by His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas,
      Patriarch of Antioch and All The East, the Supreme spiritual leader
      of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church.

      H.H performed the Easter sermon and talked about the meanings of
      sacrifice and the Christ's noble principles of amity, fraternity and
      peace. He also touched upon the sublime values of Easter and the
      divine message conveyed by Christ for salvation of humanity as a
      whole.

      Patriarch Iwas referred to the sufferings of the Iraqi and
      Palestinian peoples living under the occupation.

      He extended congratulations to President Bashar Al Assad H.H also
      extended similar greetings to President Emile Lahoud and to the
      brotherly people of Lebanon.

      In this respect President Bashar delegated Minister of Presidential
      Affairs, Ghassan Laham to congratulate the Christian denominations
      that follow the Julian Calendar on the occasion of Easter.

      Laham visited H.H and conveyed to him President Al ┬ľAssad's
      felicitations and best wishes.

      Laham paid a similar visit to Patriarch of Roman Orthodox, Patriarch
      H.B Ignatius IV.

      Religious affairs Minister, Ziyad Eddin al-Ayyoubi also visited the
      spiritual leaders of the Christian sects and offered them his
      congratulations on the occasion of Easter.

      During the meeting both sides exchanged talks on sublime meanings of
      feasts and its role in deepening the religious fraternity, enhancing
      the national unity and spreading love and peace among all peoples.

      SOCM News Bureau
    • saju sam
      What is the population Syrian Orthadox Xians in Syria?
      Message 2 of 2 , May 27, 2005
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        What is the population Syrian Orthadox Xians in Syria?
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