Spirituality Has to Unfold to Social Justice: Dr. Mar Osthathios

Written By: on Feb 17th, 2011 and filed under Diocese News, Features, News.


MAVELIKKARA: Spirituality has to unfold to social justice, opined Dr. Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, the Senior Metropolitan of Malankara Church. The Metropolitan was speaking after inaugurating the Mavelikkara Diocesan Convention on Thursday, February 16th. The convention is to go on until February 20th, which is a joint effort of 35 parishes of the Mavelikkara Diocese.

“Human actions shall overflow with kindness and service. One needs to realize that ways of God are ways of love”, carried on the Metropolitan.

Metropolitan of Mavelikkara Diocese Paulose Mar Pachomios presided over the meeting. Chor-Episcopos Joseph Samuel Karukayil preached sermon. Fr. Ninan Oommen and Fr. Koshy Mathew spoke as well.

The meeting condoled over the demise of Mrs. Kochannamma Mathai, wife of Fr. Mathai Vilanilam.

On Friday, February 18th, Fr. Jacob John Kallada will inaugurate the meeting and Fr. John Chacko, Thirumoolapuram will speak from the word of God. On Saturday, February 19, Missionary Meet will begin at 10 am. Chor-Episcopos G. Ninan will inaugurate. Fr. Varghese Vattapparambil and Fr. T.T. Thomas will speak. Prof. Itty Varghese will deliver the sermon in the evening.

On Sunday, February 20th Sunday School Student’s Conference will begin at 2.00 pm and Fr. Mathai Vilanilam will inaugurate. John K. Mathew will preside over. In the evening Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Aprem will deliver the sermon.

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2 Responses for “Spirituality Has to Unfold to Social Justice: Dr. Mar Osthathios”

  1. A bishop with a difference! A holy man of God who lives ahead of time. Began as a missionary and grown as a visionary !!
    “The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks what is just.”(Psalm 37:30)

  2. Behold ! Here is the voice of one crying in the wilderness….
    Long live Mar Osthathios…..

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