Author Topic: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.  (Read 1425 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline dhinuus

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 650
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.

NULL

Offline biro

  • Site Supporter
  • Stratopedarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 19,653
  • Excelsior
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2014, 01:32:49 PM »
Memory eternal.  :'(
In the time of chimpanzees, I was a monkey

Offline Antonious Nikolas

  • Orthodox Christian, Miaphysite
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 5,564
  • Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, Bishop of Myra
    • Return to Orthodoxy
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Oriental Orthodox Church
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« 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.
Worship is theology, so a church which brings Evangelical and Charismatic "praise & worship" into its corporate life is no longer Orthodox.  It is, by definition, heterodox.  Those "Orthodox" leaders who make theological arguments for the incorporation of heteropraxis into the life of the Church are heretics.

http://returntoorthodoxy.com/

Offline Salpy

  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 14,423
  • Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide pray for us!
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014, 03:13:22 PM »
Memory eternal!

Offline Asteriktos

  • Hypatos
  • *****************
  • Posts: 34,866
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014, 03:16:15 PM »
Memory Eternal!
"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus

Offline Mor Ephrem

  • "Mor has a huge ego"
  • Section Moderator
  • Protospatharios
  • *****
  • Posts: 31,340
  • Deus Covfefe Est
    • OrthodoxChristianity.net
  • Faith: The Ancienter Faith
  • Jurisdiction: East
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2014, 03:23:13 PM »
Go in peace, holy father.

Offline xOrthodox4Christx

  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 6,919
  • Faith: Orthodox Catholic Church
  • Jurisdiction: Orthodox Church in America
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2014, 03:28:37 PM »
Memory eternal.
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”- St. Ambrose of Milan

"Now one cannot be a half-hearted Christian, but only entirely or not at all." -Fr. Seraphim Rose

"He who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen." (1 John 4:20)

Offline Severian

  • My posts on this site don't necessarily reflect my current position on any given subject.
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 6,642
  • Pat. St. Severus, pray for my family & friends
    • St. Severus of Antioch's Writings
  • Faith: Coptic Orthodox Christian
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2014, 08:55:20 PM »
Quote
Born on  22-Aug-1925
Joined monastery : 1942
He joined the Monastery at only 17 years of age! :o 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.

Quote
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.
« Last Edit: February 17, 2014, 09:15:47 PM by Severian »
"I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die [...] These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -The Lord Jesus Christ

No longer active on OC.net. Please pray for me and forgive any harm I might have caused by my ignorance and malice. Pls email me, don't send PMs.

Online rakovsky

  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 10,005
  • St. Mstislav I
    • The Old Testament Prophecies of the Messiah's Resurrection and Orthodox Christianity's roots in the Holy Land
  • Faith: Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Orthodox Church in America
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2014, 11:12:52 PM »
Memory Eternal.
The ocean, impassable by men, and the world beyond it are directed by the same ordinances of the Master. ~ I Clement 20

Offline Nephi

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,823
  • A non-Chalcedonian in Chalcedonian clothing.
  • Faith: Orthodox
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2014, 02:22:49 AM »
Memory eternal!

Offline surajiype

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 233
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2014, 03:21:42 AM »
Go in peace Aboun and intercede for your children in Syria

Offline ialmisry

  • There's nothing John of Damascus can't answer
  • Strategos
  • ******************
  • Posts: 40,935
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2014, 08:57:43 AM »
Memory eternal!
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
A hasty quarrel kindles fire,
and urgent strife sheds blood.
If you blow on a spark, it will glow;
if you spit on it, it will be put out;
                           and both come out of your mouth

Offline hecma925

  • Non-clairvoyant, but you can call me Elder
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 13,297
  • Unbreakable! He's alive, dammit! It's a MIRACLE!
  • Faith: Truthful Chalcedonian Truther
  • Jurisdiction: Candle-lighting Cross Kisser
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2014, 10:26:37 AM »
Memory Eternal;  a life dedicated to God.
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

Once Christ has filled the Cross, it can never be empty again.

"But God doesn't need your cookies!  Arrive on time!"

Offline Father Peter

  • Moderator
  • Archon
  • *****
  • Posts: 2,977
    • Coptic Orthodox Church - Patriarchal Diocese
  • Faith: Coptic Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Patriarchal Diocese
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2014, 07:23:20 AM »
Memory Eternal!
My ministry and blog - http://www.stgeorgeministry.com

The poster formerly known as peterfarrington

Offline CoptoGeek

  • of Alexandria, the Christ-loving City
  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,507
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2014, 09:03:41 AM »
Memory eternal
"Be oppressed, rather than the oppressor. Be gentle, rather than zealous. Lay hold of goodness, rather than justice." -St. Isaac of Nineveh

“I returned to the Coptic Orthodox Church with affection, finding in her our tormented and broken history“. -Salama Moussa

Offline dhinuus

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 650
Re: Former Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Jerusalem has reposed in the Lord.
« 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).

Photos:




NULL