BAHRAIN: The holy relic of St. Gregorios of Parumala was installed at Bahrain St. Mary’s Indian Orthodox Cathedral, on November 1, 2009 by Metropolitan Thomas Mar Athanasius of Chengannur Diocese.
Members of the Cathedral gave a rousing reception to the Holy relics of St. Gregorios of Parumala on October 29th Thursday evening while it reached the Cathedral.
The Holy relic was carried by the Cathedral Vicar Fr Saji Mathew Thannimoottil, from Parumala, which was handed over by the Catholicose Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios, in the presence of Dr Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, Dr Yuhanon Mar Chrisostomos and the seminary manager Yuhanon Ramban.
The Holy relic of “Parumala Thirumeni” was placed in the special place constructed in the Cathedral. The ceremony was followed by Rassa & and intercessory prayer.
The Cathedral celebrated 107 Dukrono of the saint Mar Gregorios on November 1, 2009.Metropolitan Thomas Mar Athanasius was the chief celebrant on the occasion