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Consecration of St. Gregorios Church Queens on Friday and Saturday

Posted By Editor On June 22, 2010 @ 1:09 am In News,Parish News | No Comments


NEW YORK: Consecration of the newly reconstructed St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Queens, New York is planned to be for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 25, 26, 27, 2010. St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Queens is under the Diocese of North-East America.

Catholicos Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios will be the chief celebrant. Metropolitan of the Diocese of North-East America Mathews Mar Barnabas, Auxiliary Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholavos, Metropolitan of the Diocese of Kandanadu West and Secretary of the Holy Episcopal Synod Dr. Mathews Mar Severios and Metropolitan of the Diocese of South-West America Alexios Mar Eusebius will assist the Catholicos Elect at the consecration.

It is planned to offer a colorful reception to the Catholicos Elect and to the Metropolitans at 6.00 pm on Friday, June 25. Evening prayers will begin thereafter, which will be followed by the first part of the consecration. On Saturday, June 26th, morning prayers will begin at 7.00 am. Thereafter the second part of the consecration and Holy Qurbana will take place. A public meeting and luncheon are planned also on the same day after consecration services. Priests, deacons, cultural and political leaders as well as a large body of faithful from various Churches of New York will attend.

Catholicos Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios will celebrate Holy Qurbana at the

newly consecrated St. Gregorios Church, Queens on Sunday, June 27th, 2010 and the service will begin at 9.00 am.

St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Queens, New York was established in 1977 and at present there are 65 families associated with the Church. Metropolitan Dr. Thomas Mar Makarios consecrated the first Church building in 1998. That building is now reconstructed and is made ready for consecration.

For More Details:

Very. Rev. Yesudasan Pappan Cor-Episcopa (Vicar): 718.934.1636 Rajan George, (Treasurer): 631.968.5345 John Varghese (Secretary): 516.796.5320 Benny, Varghese ({Publicity Coordinator): 516.603.3248 Church Website :
www.stgregoriosorthodoxchurchquens.com


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