The Metropolitan Visits The Parish Of Saint Ignatius, Belfast

His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan visited our parish Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Belfast on the weekend of 23rd and 24th July after attending a meeting of the Irish Council of Churches,  We were delighted to meet our new Metropolitan who assured us of his love and attentive pastoral care.

About our Bishop, his Eminence Metropolitan Silouan

Born: 21/08/1970 Lataquieh

Studies: 1989-1994: Mechanical Engineering Degree: Tishreen University, Lataquieh
1995-2000: Degree in Theology, St. John of Damascus Institute, Balamand, Lebanon
2000-2005: Master’s Degree in Theology, St. John of Damascus Institute, the University of Balamand, Lebanon
2005-2010: Doctorate in theology, ethics and homiletics, the University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2005-2010)

Church Work:

– Archimandrite, priest, pastor and preacher in the parish of Lataquieh since 2000.
– Chaplain to Metropolitan John Mansour (2010-2015).
– Work in the Orthodox youth movement since his youth — appointed President of the Lataquieh Centre for the Orthodox Youth Movement (2001-2003).
– Appointed by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East abbot of the Patriarchal Monastery of St. George Al Humaira.
– The owner and developer of the website “Orthodox Lighthouse” since 2006 http://www.almanarah.net/wp

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