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Diju Skariah to the Holy Order of Sub-Deacon on March 27

HOUSTON: Metropolitan of the Diocese of South-West America of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Alexios Mar Eusebius will to ordain Diju Skariah to the Holy Order of Sub-Deacon on Saturday, March 27, 2010.

The ordination will take place at St. Gregorios Orthodox Cathedral Bellwood, Chicago with Morning Prayer at 7.30 AM.

Diju is currently a 3rd year seminarian at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania and is anticipating graduation in May of 2010.

Prior to joining seminary, Diju earned a degree in Church & Ministry Leadership, Psychology, and Theology from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois. He has served as a leader for his parish youth group and as a core committee member of the MGOCSM Chicago for the past several years. He has also worked on the MGOCSM Missions Committee of the American Diocese and has participated on mission trips to both India and Africa.

Diju is the son of Thomas & Mariamma Skariah, Charumoottil House, Chengannur.