Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch
Denomination type: Oriental Orthodox Churches
Year Reporting: 1995
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Description: The Syriac Orthodox Church professes the faith of the first three ecumenical councils of Nicaea, Constantinople and Ephesus and numbers faithful in the Middle East, India, the Americas, Europe and Australia. It traces its origin to the Patriarchate established in Antioch by St. Peter the Apostle and is under the supreme ecclesiastical jurisdiction of His Holiness the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, now residing in Damascus, Syria.

The Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in the U.S. and Canada was formally established in 1957. In 1995, the Archdiocese of North America was divided into three separate Patriarchal Vicariates, including one for Canada. The first Syrian Orthodox faithful came to Canada in the 1890s and formed the first Canadian parish in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Today five official parishes of the Archdiocese exist in Canada—two in Quebec and three in Ontario. There is also an official mission congregation in Calgary, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: The New Archdiocesan Centre
Address line 2: 4375 Henri-Bourassa Ouest
City: St.-Laurent
State: Quebec
Zip Code: H4L 1A5
Country: Canada
Phone: (514)334-6993

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Phone: n/a
Email: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Mor Timotheos Aphrem Aboodi
Position: Archbishop
Phone: (514)521-0515

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 2,500
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 2,500
Total Churches: 5
Average Attendance: 0
Membership Calculation Method: Estimate

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 3
Other Service to the Church: 0
Retired: 0
Total Clergy: 3

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 0
Pupils: 0
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 0

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $0.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $0
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures