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Pierre Dunia Altar Servant Award

Suhail and Suzan Dunia of New Jersey have set up an annual award in memory of their sun Pierre, an altar servant of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Paramus, New Jersey, who passed away on November 21, 2005. The award will be annually given to the an altar servant from the Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church for the Eastern USA during the Holy Liturgy celebrated in conjunction with the Annual Youth Convention in North America

The recipient of the award should be form among the ranks of a Mzamrono (Psalter) or Qoruyo (Reader).


Recipient should be recommended by his Parish Priest and Head of Deacons. Testimonies by parishioners will also enhance the chances.

Recommendation letters should describe:



Selection Committee

Selection Committee is set up under the auspices of the Eastern Archdiocese composed of:

Financial arrangements

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