2 Auxiliary Bishops for Knanaya Archdiocese
- 2 Auxiliary Bishops for Knanaya Archdiocese
On Wednesday, June 11, 2008, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I
Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch, the Supreme Head of our Universal Syrian
Orthodox Church, celebrated the Holy Qurbono at the St. Peter's & St.
Paul's Patriarchal Cathedral of the St. Aphrem the Syrian Monastery
at Ma'arrat Seydnaya, Damascus, Syria, and during the Holy Qurbono,
His Holiness consecrated Rev. Kuriakose Kolath with the name, " Mor
Ivanios Kuriakose " and Rev. Job Thottathil with the name, "Mor
Silvanos Ayoub" as Auxiliary Bishops for Knanaya Archdiocese of
Their Eminences Mor Sevarios Kuriakose-Archbishop of Knanaya
Archdiocese, Mor Gregorios Kuriakose-Metropolitan of Kallisseri
diocese, Mor Timotheos Aphrem Aboodi - Former Patriarchal Vicar for
Canada, Mor Theophilos George Saliba- Secretary to the Holy Synod and
Daniel Mor Clemis of Lebanon attended and assisted His Holiness at
this blessed consecration ceremony.
It was also attended by a large gathering of Rabans (Monks), Priests,
Deacons, Nuns and around 75 Syrian Orthodox Faithful from Malankara.
Photos of Mor Silvanos Ayoub & Mor Ivanios Kuriakose
More photos of the Holy consecration will be uploaded as soon as
SOCM News Bureau - Damascus