Life of Jesus
Prayer of the Hour:
Please keep the two abducted Archbishops
in your prayers as the Mother Church does
on Monday April 22, 2013
Syriac Orthodox Church News:
Scores of rockets fell on the Christian areas of Aleppo, Syria’s second largest city, over the weekend (13 and 14 February), killing seven Christians, wounding many more, and devastating buildings.
Many of those killed last weekend were young people, one of them just 13 years of age in Aleppo. The force of the rocket threw the young teenager from the apartment, still in his bed, and killed him. His parents remain ...>More
Born: December 22, 1930, Cairo, Egypt
Died: February 10, 2016, Glendora, California
With submission to the will of God, with great sorrow, we announce passing away of faithful Eskandar Shahrestan
, on Tuesday February 10, 2016 in Glendora, California.
Condolences are accepted at St. Ephraim Cathedral social hall, on Monday February 15, from 6...>More
Born: January 14, 1930, Mardin, Turkey
Died: February 09, 2016, Glendora, California
With submission to the will of God, with great sorrow, we announce passing away of faithful Micheal Nashef Altuniş
, on Tuesday February 09, 2016 in Glendora, California.
The Late Micheal Altuniş’s :
His father is the late:
With submission to the will of God, with great sorrow, we announce the passing away of faithful Zaki Amour
on Tuesday, February 9 in Burbank.
His two children:
Eliana and Elie
Dr. Pierre, Wahid, and Fouad.
Sabah and Salwa
Born: March 10, 1923 Beirut, Lebanon
Died: February 03, 2016, Burbank, California
With submission to the will of God, with great sorrow, we announce passing away of faithful Sub-Deacon Gabriel Mourad
, on Wednesday January 03, 2016 in Burbank, California.
Condolences are accepted at the Late Gabriel’s house:
1731 N. Niagara Ave.
An ancient underground church, built into the rocks, has been uncovered in Turkey’s Cappadocia region during excavation work on Nevsehir Castle. But another ancient church was damaged in an attack in south-eastern Turkey.
Derinkuyu underground city in Cappadocia, Turkey
The discovery of this church in Nevsehir, in conjunction with the discoveries of many other cave churc...>More
Yaklaşık 1750 yıllık olan Sur Meryem Ana Kilisesi, geçmişte yaşadığı yangınlara, zoraki boşaltmalara, baskılara rağmen Sur'da sokağa çıkma yasağının 59. gününde yine bomboş ve ruhanisiz kaldı. Viraneye dönmüş kilise sokakları gibi şimdi; Süryani halkının yüreği.
Almanya’da yaşayan Abut Can isimli değerli Süryani aydının sosyal medyada kamuoyunu bilgilendirmesi sonucu hemen hepimiz bu olayı öğrendik. Bir zamanlar ...>More
Died: January 29, 2016, California
With submission to the will of God, with great sorrow, we announce passing away of faithful Emilene Toro
, on Friday January 29, 2016 in California.
The Late Emilene’s:
George and Mariam Toro
The grand mufti of Syria says the two bishops kidnapped in Syria by foreign-backed militants were in Turkey, according to a member of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society.
After meeting with Syria's Mufti Ahmad Badreddine Hassoun in Moscow, Elena Agapova, the deputy chairwoman of the society, quoted him as saying, "The two bishops Paul Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim are alive and are in Turkish territory," accord...>More
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