Welcome to Jesus' House!


Peace of Christ! Welcome to the monastery of Mar Yakub, mother house of the Order of the Unity of Antioch founded in 2000. Our community, of Greek-Catholic rite, lives in an ancient monastery of the VI century, located in Qara, north of Damascus:

  

    "The order of the Unity of Antioch is a Federation of Eastern monasteries with cenobitic character and anchoretic vocation. They are inserted in the local Churches for a prophetic intercession for the Church's Eschatological Unity, Bride of Christ and a service of charity to heal the wounds of the great distress of the last days."  (Mother Agnès Mariam of the Cross, Constitutions, No. 3).

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