Saturday, 1 May 2010

H.G Mor Osthatheos Ishaq Metropolitan in Middle Europe

H.G Mor Osthatheos Ishaq  visited our Middle Europe from 16th  to 26th April, 2010. He  celebrated the Holy Qurbono at St. Eugen Monastery in Arth, Switzerland on 18th of April. His Grace was welcomed there by Rev. Raban Lahdho. The Syrian community in Arth attended the Holy Service. After the Holy Qurbana a reception was also give in the Saloon of the Monastery. The members of  St. Mary's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church in Zurich, Switzerland also attended the Holy Liturgy along with their secretary, Mr Mathai Kakkattu.
During last week, he went to Sweeden and on 25th of April, Mor Osthatheos Ishaq  celebrated the Holy Qurbono at St. Gabriel Syriac Orthodox Church, SÖDERTÄLJE. the Syriac Orthodox Community there receieved him with a warm welcome.  Patriarchal Vicar for Sweden & Scandinavia, His Eminence Mor Dioscorus Binyamin Atas presided over the function. During His Eminence's speech, Mor Dioscorus remembered the care and support of Malankara Archdiocese and His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I showing towards His Eminence and Syriac Orthodox Church & faithful. Mr. Yusuf Aydin, Chairman, Syriac Orthodox Youth in Sweden spoke. Later, Mor Osthatheos visited His Eminence Archbishop Mor Julius Abdulahad G. Shabo of Sweden & Scandinavia at the office of Archbishop at Sodertalje.

To view the photos, please visit: Album One,  Album Two

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