When you write:
Quote: all those who have heard the Syriac intoned and chanted by the choirs and the congregation will immediately sense a spiritual uplify which cannot be described
I can only say: 'Amen!'
Hearing the Lord's prayer in Syriac is a deeply moving experience.
There is a beautiful (sung) example here:
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which has links to others.
In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. (1 John 4:10)