Articles Some Thoughts On the Icon of St. George, the Martyr

Some Thoughts On the Icon of St. George, the Martyr »

When we recall St. George, the most popular saint in Christianity, the first image that comes to mind is that of a brave young soldier riding a horse over a dragon (snake) and trying to thwart (kill) the dragon with a spear. The icon of St. George (picture) commonly seen...

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Mathopadesa Sarangal On Fasts

Mathopadesa Sarangal On Fasts »

Introduction Fast was the initial decree enjoined by the Lord, 1. On Adam. Ref: Gen. 2:17. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil thou shalt not eat of it, for, in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. (K.J.V.) Comment Fasting is apparently...

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News

Nagpur seminary enriches spiritual journey for Ahmedabad Diocese MMVS members at Diocese conference »

For the first time, the 7th annual conference of Marth Mariam Vanitha Samajam of Ahmedabad Diocese was convened at the St Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, (STOTS), Nagpur, outside of the Diocese.The conference was...

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Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam of the Diocese of South-West America to be held in October »

ATLANTA: 8th Annual Conference of the Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam of the Diocese of South-West America will be held from Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9, 2016 at St. Thomas Orthodox Church,...

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Mar Nicholovos emboldens MGOCSM youth, calls upon to serve the needy »

Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan of North East American Diocese, has emboldened the MGOCSM members of Ahmedabad Diocese to be strong and lead a life of courage, without fear and to serve the needy....

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Mar Nicholovos to lead MGOCSM conference at Ahmedabad on Aug 14 »

AHMEDABAD: Zacharias Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan, North-East American Diocese, will lead the one-day MGOCSM conference for 2016 at St Gregorios Chapel, Ahmedabad, on August 14. The conference is being organised by St Mary’s Orthodox...

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Catholic parishioners visit Orthodox Church, Malaysia »

A busload of parishioners from the Church of St Francis of Assisi (SFA) visited the Orthodox Syrian Cathedral of St Mary the Theotokos, in Brickfields on Saturday, July 23. ...

Aug 10 2016 / 1 comment / Read More »
Columns

The “Call” of the Wives of Priests; “Kochamma-Ammai-Presbytera” »

The “Call” of the Wives of Priests; “Kochamma-Ammai-Presbytera”

The Sacraments of Marriage and Ordination doubly bless the priest and his wife. From then on, they are bound together. It is really true that the priest's wife is "part of the priest's kuppayam - cassock (raso)" to paraphrase the Greek saying. From then on,...

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A Church fired up for the consecration of its Dream Temple of Worship »

A Church fired up for the consecration of its Dream Temple of Worship

The story of St.Thomas Orthodox Church, the first Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in Chicago As a high school student this writer wanted to do his higher studies at Oxford University, because he had read about the learned men who were educated at Oxford and became...

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Fr. Pathrose; Reading hymns of nature with camera »

Fr. Pathrose; Reading hymns of nature with camera

Impulsive and passionate about photography, the priest of the Syrian Church sets off with his backpack at the drop of a hat to destinations as far and rich in biodiversity as Nepal, Bharatpur, Tuticorin, Wayanad and the like to delight in the ‘camera moments’ that...

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Parents Left Behind? »

Parents Left Behind?

The other day, I met a couple after the Sunday worship in the church premises and asked why they are not in a hurry to go back home as usual. They replied, “Our kids are staying back in Sunday school, we feel uneasy at home...

Jan 9 2016 / 3 comments / Read More »
Editorial

Mar Nicholovos emboldens MGOCSM youth, calls upon to serve the needy »

Mar Nicholovos emboldens MGOCSM youth, calls upon to serve the needyZachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan of North East American Diocese, has emboldened the MGOCSM members of Ahmedabad Diocese to be strong and lead a life of...

Aug 22 2016 / No comment / Read More »
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Church News Observe Soonoyo fast by meditating and honouring ‘Holy Theotokos’

Observe Soonoyo fast by meditating and honouring ‘Holy Theotokos’

Mar Yulios explains that Mary has been given many attributes, but, poetically none of them complete the portrait of such a holy figure! But with a more wider theological perspective, the attribute...

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Diocese News Nagpur seminary enriches spiritual journey for Ahmedabad Diocese MMVS members at Diocese conference

Nagpur seminary enriches spiritual journey for Ahmedabad Diocese MMVS members at Diocese conference

For the first time, the 7th annual conference of Marth Mariam Vanitha Samajam of Ahmedabad Diocese was convened at the St Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, (STOTS), Nagpur, outside of the Diocese.The conference was...

Aug 24, 2016 / More »
Parish News 90th Anniversary Celebrations of St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ernakulam inaugurated

90th Anniversary Celebrations of St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ernakulam inaugurated

St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ernakulam, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. The ‘Navathy Celebration’ was inaugurated by Catholicos of the East Moran Mar Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose-II at the Cathedral on Sunday...

Apr 5, 2016 / More »
World News Rio Olympics: WCC joins “Team Refugees”

Rio Olympics: WCC joins “Team Refugees”

The World Council of Churches (WCC) encourages all people and churches to cheer on the strongly symbolic Refugee Olympic Team, a group of ten top-tier athletes from around the globe.To give your...

Aug 5, 2016 / More »
Northeast America MGOCSM of St. George OC, Staten Island spends a day with  their Spiritual Leader

MGOCSM of St. George OC, Staten Island spends a day with their Spiritual Leader

On Wednesday, July 7,2016, the members of MGOCSM from St. George Orthodox Church of Staten Island, New York visited the Diocesan Aramana in Muttontown, New York to see their Diocesan headquarters...

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Southwest America Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam of the Diocese of South-West America to be held in October

Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam of the Diocese of South-West America to be held in October

ATLANTA: 8th Annual Conference of the Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam of the Diocese of South-West America will be held from Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9, 2016 at St. Thomas Orthodox Church,...

Aug 22, 2016 / More »
Gulf St Mary’s Church, Ghala, holds valedictory for Youth Movement, Mortha Mariyam Samajam

St Mary’s Church, Ghala, holds valedictory for Youth Movement, Mortha Mariyam Samajam

MUSCAT: St Mary’s Orthodox Church Ghala, Muscat, conducted the valedictory function of Youth Movement and Mortha Mariyam Vanitha Samajam (MMVS) for 2015-16 on July 30, 2016 after the Holy Eucharist. Vicar Fr George...

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Uk And Europe Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Urgent help Needed; financial assistance for stem cell transplantation Rev.Fr Varghese George

Rev.Fr Varghese George, a priest of Trivandrum diocese, is undergoing treatment for cancer at Vellore Medical College. The doctors recommended a life-saving high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell rescue transplantation ASAP. Its cost about...

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