The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
On the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Archbishop Bashar Warda presided the Divine Liturgy at the Mar Elia shrine, concelebrating with Fr. Janan Shamil . The Archdiocese’s clergy, religious sisters and the faithful laity also participated in the Mass. After the Divine Liturgy, Archbishop Warda blessed the new nativity scene at the shrine; and opened the site for the laity to visit.