KUWAIT: “Change ourselves from failing God Almighty by not giving the tithe, stick on to His commandments and give what we owe to Him. This will enable us to be God’s hands in this planet earth and will bring His will in this earth.” Said Yuhanon Mar Polycarpos, the Metropolitan of Ankamaly.
Metropolitan was speaking this while delivering his words of blessings at the inaugural ceremony of the harvest festival of St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Maha Edavaka in Kuwait.
Ajay Malhothra, the Honorable Indian Ambassador in Kuwait inaugurated the Harvest festival by lighting the customary lamp.
The Souvenir was released by Era Malhothra, the wife of the Indian Ambassador. The Souvenir was introduced by Shaji Varghese.
Vicar Fr. Jose K. Varghese presided over the meeting. Rev. Emmanuel Garib, Fr.Abraham P. George, K. P. Koshy spoke on the occasion. A musical concert led by Pradeep Babu and Meera had added attraction to the crowd.
The General Convener Koshy Mammen welcomed the gathering. Joint Convener E. P. Varghese proposed vote of thanks.
A Large number of faithful attended the Harvest Festival 2009 held in Al-Shab Leisure Park on this Friday October 23, 2009.