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« on: February 17, 2014, 01:02:27 PM »

Mor Dionysius Behnan the former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem reposed in the Lord on 16-Feb-2014.

Born on  22-Aug-1925
Joined monastery : 1942
Tonsured a monk:  1947
Ordained a priest: 16-April-1954
Elevated as Bishop/Lebanon – 01-March-1959
Elevated as Archbishop of Jerusalem – 1983

Since 1997 Mor Dionysius retired from his role as the Archbishop of Jerusalem and had been living at St. Ephrem Monastery, Damascus Syria.
He will be laid to rest at the Virgin Mary Church, Qamishli, Syria.

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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2014, 01:32:49 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2014, 01:54:54 PM »

"Well done, good and faithful servant..." (St. Matthew 25:23)

Pray for us at the Throne of God, Sayedna.
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014, 03:13:22 PM »

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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014, 03:16:15 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2014, 03:23:13 PM »

Go in peace, holy father.
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« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2014, 03:28:37 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2014, 08:55:20 PM »

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Born on  22-Aug-1925
Joined monastery : 1942
He joined the Monastery at only 17 years of age! Shocked He was truly a dedicated and faithful servant of the Almighty, even in his youth. If only I were 1/10Th the Christian he was.

Pray for us, Sayedna.

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He will be laid to rest at the Virgin Mary Church, Qamishli, Syria.
I pray that he is allowed to be laid to rest and that the terrorists do not attack during his funeral procession.
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« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2014, 02:22:49 AM »

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« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2014, 03:21:42 AM »

Go in peace Aboun and intercede for your children in Syria
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« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2014, 08:57:43 AM »

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« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2014, 10:26:37 AM »

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« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2014, 07:23:20 AM »

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« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2014, 09:03:41 AM »

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« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2014, 02:47:58 PM »

H.G Mor Divanasios Behnan was laid to rest on 19-Feb-2014. The funeral services were led by the  MOR  SILWANOS PETRUS  (Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Homs) and MOR TIMOTHEOS MATTA (Assistant to the Patriarch, Damascus) and H.G Sipan Kjjian (of the Armenian Orthodox Church).

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