About Us

ST. GREGRORIOS JACOBITE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH DUBLIN

St. Gregorios Jacobite Church is under the patronage of His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II (Prince Patriarch of Antioch & Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church) and Mor Militheos Yuhanon (Patriarchal Vicar of Ireland). Fr. Joby Skaria is the founder Vicar of the Parish. The day to day affairs of the parish is managed by the Managing Committee elected by the Annual General body of the church.

St. Gregorios Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, the first parish of Syrian Orthodox Church in Ireland, was formed as per the bull of HG Dr. Kuriakose Mor Theophilose Metropolitan. Fr. Joby Skaria Celebrated First Holy Qurbono of this Parish on 23rd October 2005. Sajimon Cherian Koovappillil and Sunil Kurian were elected as the Trustees and Bibin George was elected as the Secretary on 1st January 2006.

We celebrate Holy Qurbono on every Sundays of the month at 10.30 AM at Aaron Quay, Near Smithfield Luas Stain, Dublin. We conduct Sunday school classes every Sundays. Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam and Youth Association also meet regularly. Gregorian Choir adds to the beauty of worship.

We conduct a Monthly Chain Prayer under the leadership of Vanitha Samajam while Youth Association helps to publish Gregorian Voice (Parish News Letter) and conduct Gregorian Study Forum.

Catholicose of the East H. B. Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I, Metropolitans Their Graces HG Mor Dioscoros Kuriakose, HG Mor Theophilose Kuriaksoe, HG Mor Ivanios Matthews, HG Mor Kuriakose Mor Dioscoros ,HG Mor Chrisostomos Markose and HG Mor Kuriakose Mor Eusebius have blessed our parish on various occasions.