Ordination of a Gospler Deacon (Ewangeloyo) in Jacksonville, Florida
On Sunday, December 12, 2010, His Eminence Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim celebrated the Holy Qurobo (Divine Liturgy) at the Church of the Mother of God of the Zunoro in Jacksonville, FL. During the Holy Qurobo His Eminence ordained Aphodiakno (Sub-Deacon) Samaan Slayman to the rank of Gospler Deacon (Ewangeloyo). Very Rev. Raban Maurice Amsih, the Pastor of the Church, assisted in the service. The Rev. Deacon Samaan has been serving the Church with distinguished dedication and faithfulness since the opening of the Church in 1996.
Following the Holy Qurobo, His Eminence presented to the new Deacon a plaque of appreciation on behalf of the parishioners.