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Sednaya "Our Lady" Monastery

Sednaya "Our Lady" Monastery

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St. George Church In Seidnaya


Seidnaya is full of monasteries and churches. There are 15. This is one of major ones, which is often overlooked by visitors, just because there are many. And somehow this monastery reminds of similar one at west of Homs, near Knights’ castle.

Seidnaya

Saidnaya is located in the mountains 20 miles north the city of Damascus in Syria. Saidnaya was the seat of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch. Saidnaya has many ancient associations with the Holy Bible. Many scholars consider Saidnaya to be second in religious importance to Jerusalem. Pilgrims from all over the world seek Saidnaya for renewal of faith and for healing. Saidnaya is also an area renowned for its faithfulness to Christianity.

Christians and Muslims from the region and from far away places seek The holy Lady of Saidnaya (Chaghoura) shrine for healing. Numerous miraculous healing stories have been reported and some of these stories are documented in writing by those who experienced it in the entrance of the holy shrine in the convent. Many other Catholic and Orthodox, Syriac Catholic, Syriac Orthodox churches and monasteries have been built in Saidnaya throughout history. There are few massive monasteries that have been built recently. These include: St. Thomas Roman Catholic Monastery, St. Estphariuos Orthodox Monastery, Cherubim Monastery and St. Ephram Monastery in Marret Saidnaya.