Feature Articles

Jan 2019
Suryoyo Educational & Cultural Organization (SECO) Scholarships & Grants for 2019

We are proud to announce the new 2019 scholarship & grant program for the Suryoyo Educational & Cultural Organization (SECO). Syriac Orthodox students may submit applications if they will be enrolled as full-time students for the entire 2019 academic year at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor or graduate degree in the United States. The SECO “grants” are intended for students and families who are in need of financial assistance. The SECO “scholarships” are intended for students who demonstrate outstanding academics. Please apply soon! All applications and supporting material......

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Oct 2018
From Father Andrew Bahhi: Releasing Ourselves from Anger

The Bible calls Jesus the Prince of Peace, the King of the Peace in this world. The opposite of peace is anger. If we have anger in our heart toward each other, the Bible encourages us to have peace in our heart, Jesus in our heart, and you will see Jesus come into your life. Jesus reminds us that the Old Testament says you shall not murder, but Jesus also equates anger with murder. In the New Testament he says, whoever is angry with his brother is in danger of judgement. According......

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Apr 2018
Lenny Cheringal Celebrates 90 Years in The Church

Leonard Chernigal turned 90 on March 16, and his life story mirrors the life of the Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary, founded in West Hoboken (now Union City) about 13 years before his birth in 1928. The West Hoboken church was the first Assyrian Orthodox Church of Antioch built in the United States, taking its name from the church in Diyarbakır, Turkey, that many West Hoboken parishioners attended before they left the old country. In fact, the altar in the West Hoboken church was designed to look like the altar......

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