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Saturday, May 11, 2013

An explanation of Holy Qurbana-XII


Holy Qurbana or the "Holy Offering" or "Holy Sacrifice", refers to the Eucharist as celebrated according to the Syriac Orthodox Church traditions.

An explanation of Holy Qurbana-XII

Conclusion of the Holy Qurbana

The Qurbana is completed behind the curtain when the priest takes his communion. 

He concludes by kissing the altar three times saying: 'Farewell, O Holy and divine altar of the Lord. 

Henceforth, I know not whether I shall return to Thee or not.Reminding that death is always near and be vigilant in preparing ourselves to meet the Lord at any time.of his coming.

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