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Please keep the two abducted Archbishops
in your prayers as the Mother Church does

Both Archbishops were abducted
on Monday April 22, 2013

Syriac Orthodox Church News:

November,23 2017
"Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever." Psalm 107: 1

How precious it is to be with one another: Mother and father, Sister and Brother.
Thankful for Jesus Christ, above all let us be: His death on the Cross, gave us life eternally.
So on Thanksgiving Day and indeed forevermore, let us sing praises to the One we adore.
With praise and prayer, laughte...More

November,11 2017
God, give me the desire for you like the desire you have for me.
If you've been around a church, you've certainly heard that God loves you. Although that is true, the word "love" hardly does justice to the way God views you. God's relentless passion and His incomparable zeal for you is beyond comprehension. You can only begin to understand the very tip of the icebe...More

November,2 2017
Nov 5, 2017 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to Sunday, November 5, 2017, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 5, 2017 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.
Also called Fall Back and Win...More

October,23 2017
The way you become free from sin is by becoming a slave to righteousness.
Paul, in one of the most quoted verses of Scripture, makes clear that every person has sinned: for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). Indeed, your sins hold you so deeply in bondage that they bring death to you: you were dead in your sins (Colossians 2:13).


October,23 2017
On Saturday October 21, His Eminence Mor Clemis Eugenio Kaplan met with His Eminence Mor Yacoub Eduardo, Archbishop of the Central America Archdiocese.

The meeting lasted for almost two hours, in an atmosphere of fraternity and deep sincerity. There was a dialogue about the different challenges facing the Archdiocese of Central America, as well as the entire Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch, and both prelates, w...More

October,13 2017
Cairo-Egypt: A Coptic Orthodox Christian priest was murdered and another was injured in a knife attack yesterday morning in the Capital city of Cairo.

Father ‘Samaan Shihata’ (Fr Simon) from Bani Suief, Upper Egypt, was on a visit to Cairo with another priest. They were attacked by some unknown person who killed Fr Simon.

Local media reported that police have arrested the culprit and he is curr...More

October,11 2017
On Sunday October 08, 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II has arrived San Diego city to consecrate St. Paul the Apostle church in San Diego, CA.

At 5 pm. His Holiness assisted by His Eminence Archbishop Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar of the Western USA and His Eminence Mor Justinos Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar of Zahleh and Beqaa, started to consecrate the St. Paul church, in the pre...More

October,5 2017
Born: 1926 Hasakeh, Syria
Died: October 03, 2017, Burbank, California

With submission to the will of God, with great sorrow, we announce passing away of faithful Ishak Masoudi on Tuesday October 03, 2017 in Burbank, California.

Condolences: Are accepted on Wednesday and Thursday October 04-05, from 6 pm to 9 pm, at St. Ephrai...More

October,3 2017
Born: Syria
Died: October 03, 2017 Bakersfield, California

With submission to the will of God, with great sorrow, we announce passing away of faithful Azar Assaf, on Tuesday October 03, 2017 in Bakersfield, California.

The late Azar Assaf’s:
Najwa Haroun
Children: Tony Assaf, Katya and Jewel.

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