DALLAS: St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Dallas celebrates the great memorial Perunnal of the exalted St.Gregorios of Parumala on October 30th, 31st and November 1st (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), 2009.
The dedication ceremony of the Holy Relics of Saint Gregorios will be conducted by Metropolitan Alexios Mar Eusebius on Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 7:15 pm.
The detailed program is as follows:
10/23/09 Friday: 7:00 pm Evening Prayer
7:30 pm Convention Speech
by Metropolitan Alexios Mar Eusebius of South-West American Diocese
5:00 OCYM & FOCUS District Seminar
6:30pm Evening Prayer
7:15pm Holy Relics Dedication
Convention Metropolitan Alexios Mar Eusebius
10/25/09 Sunday 9:00 am Morning Prayer
9:45 am Holy Qurbana
11:15am Devotional Address by Metropolitan Alexios Mar Eusebius
12:00pm Flag Hoisiting
10/30/09 Friday 7:00pm Evening Prayer
7:30pm Convention Speech by Fr. Dr. George Pulikkottil
(St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur)
10/31/09 Saturday 3:00pm M.G.O.C.S.M District Seminar by Fr. Dr. George Pulikkoottil
6:30pm Evening Prayer
7:15pm Convention by Fr. Dr. George Pulikkoottil
11/01/09 Sunday 9:00 am Morning Prayer
10:00am Holy Qurbana (Tri-mass)
12:00pm Rassa & Benediction
12:45pm Nercha Lunch
St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Dallas, was established as a congregation in the year 1983, under the leadership and guidance of the then vicar, Fr. Koshy P. John. They acquired 1.86 acres of land in Garland,Texas, in the year of 1988. A new church was erected and dedicated on November 11, 1990. Fr. Joseph Kalapurayil took over as vicar in 1991.
Later on they purchased another plot of land, 6.72 acres, right next to the church in 1996. The construction of an auditorium in this newly acquired land was began under the leadership of the current vicar, Fr. Raju M Daniel after took over the vicarship in 1997.
The M.G.M. Auditorium was completed and consecrated by His Holiness Baselious Mathews II on October 16, 1999. The current membership is 70.
The church is located at 5130 Locust Grove, Garland, Texas 75043. For more details you may visit the parish web site www.stgregoriosdallas.org
Fr. Raju M. Daniel (214 – 476-6584) is the the vicar of the parish. Kurian. K. Varghese (214-450-5500 ) is the Treasurer and Chacko Thomas (469 -383-2429) serves as the Secretary