Antioch Middle and Far East Greek Orthodox Patriarch

ortodoks_patrikyuhanna_kilisesiThe Countess Patriarch 10th John was born in 1955 in the city of Lazkiye, Syria. He grew up at his family’s home. He was raised on faith and worship. He knew the family with faith and knowledge.

The deceased father, Menah Yazıcı, was Syrian and was an Arabic language teacher. Momma’s Mrs. Roz Musi is from Lebanon. There are three brothers. One of these is Aphrodite’s Metropolitan Paul the Writer. His sister is a nun in the monastery of Seyyidet Balmana in Tartus. His Beatitude the Patriarch lived in Lazkiye and was educated in schools there.

I have always graduated with a superior degree. Education continued at the faculty of Tişin (October) University Faculty of Civil Engineering. During his university education he took a leading role in serving young people. This very important role of serving young people continued by organizing many spiritual programs.

In 1978 he received a bachelor’s degree from Balamand University, Faculty of Theology. Later, in 1983, he earned the degree of doctor of theology from Thessaloniki University and graduated with honor degree. The doctorate thesis was published in Greek under the name “Sacred Baptism” (Historical, Theological and Liturgical Research). During the theology training he received the Church Music Diploma in 1981 from the High Institute of Byzantine Music in Thessaloniki, Greece.

After becoming Diacon in 1979, he was consecrated as the Father by the Metropolitan Yuhanna Mansur in the Latakia Metropolitan in 1983. Since 1981, he began to teach the Liturgy (Sacred Month) at the Faculty of Theology at Balamand University. Between 1988-1991 he worked as the Dean of the Faculty of Theology. Between 2001-2005 he served as the Balamand Monastery Rebellion. Between 1993 and 2005, he served as the Reverend of the Patriarchate of St. George’s Al-Humayra in the Valley of El-Nasara. And in this monastery he established the Priesthood. He also established the spirituality development school at the same level as the Patriarchate. Tartus founded the Mother Mary Monastery in Balmanada.

In 1995, the Antakya Patriarchate was appointed as an Episcopate by the Synod Council in the Valley of El-Nasara in the El-Hass region. After serving here until 2008, he was again appointed as a Metropolitan to Central and Western Europe by the Synod Council.

While in the position of the El-Hass Episcopacy, he had international relations in general with Christianity and specially with Orthodoxy. Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Cyprus, the United States, Russia, and the United Kingdom participated in many international congresses on Orthodoxy and Ecumenical issues.

Your fascinating Patriarch is in international congresses; There are very important human, national and universal attitudes expressed both in domestic and international dialogues. The words that are true to the solutions have earned a reputation for trust and openness. He knows how to assemble the inner circle and invites dialogue and peace among people inside and outside all groups. He’s a good listener. And it is a trustworthy service for all those who need it and those who have opinions.

At places where he actively acts, the Church appears to be active and strong. They are known for being close to the young and knowing how they will be called to the Church, to gather and to serve the patriot. The institutional and consequent administrative work she has shown during her church services best describes her.

It has an effective role in promoting spirituality. Likewise, he played a very important role in the Faculty of Theology at Balamand University.

His fascinating Patriarch, Theology, Education, Music and Liturgy have many works. These include the series of liturgical investigations, the books of the Episcopal, Father and Diacon services, as well as many translations and articles and conferences in various places.