DUBAI: ‘Glory and splendor of creation can be regained thorough worship’, said Metropolitan Joseph Mar Dionysius of Calcutta. He was talking at the study class, ‘Fragrance of Eden’, organized by the UAE Zonal Youth League at St. George Cathedral, Dubai.
“Human is considered as the crown of creation for God had clothed him with the divine glory. In the Orthodox worship all three parts of economy of salvation, namely, that are experienced in the past, in the present, and in the future, are experienced at once. There life becomes worship and worship becomes life. There we return to the Garden of Eden”, acclaimed the Metropolitan.
Fr. Aju Abraham, the Zonal President presided over the meeting. Fr. Johnson Daniel, Vicar of Abu Dhabi parish, A.J. Joy, Secretary of the Parish, Rinu Thomas, and Zonal Secretary addressed the meeting. Abu Dhabi Unit Secretary Bobby Eapen voiced the vote of thanks.
It was decided to conduct such classes in the months to come. It was also decided to provide free eye treatment to 101 poor and eligible patients in collaboration with ATMM Hospital, Sasthamkotta, for which the fund collected for charity by the Zonal Youth League, namely, ‘Jyothis 2010’ will be used.