Ahmedabad Diocese women’s wing hails historic decision of Holy Synod on franchise

Written By: on Mar 4th, 2011 and filed under Diocese News, Features, News.


AHMEDABAD :The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Ahmedabad Diocese Marthmariam Vanitha Samajam (Ahmedabad Zone), has appreciated the historic decision of the Holy Synod of Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church towards providing the right to vote for women in a church democratic set up.

The one-day conference held at the Mar Gregorios Orthodox Syrian Church, Gandhinagar, on March 2, also passed a resolution on this.

In yet another resolution, the conference hailed the enthronement of Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad, which will be held tomorrow (March 5) at St Thomas Aramana Chapel, Naroda, Ahmedabad.

The conference was held under the presidenship of Dr Mar Yulios who presented his vision on the “An Ideal Indian Women”.

Sister Josephin Thannipara, Vice Principal of St Xaviers School, Gandhinagar also presented her thoughts at the conference held over three sessions.

Fr Manu Varghese Jacob, Vicar of Mar Gregorios Orthodox Syrian Church delivered the welcome speech. Fr Joji George, Diocesan Secretary, Ahmedabad and Fr Reji Alexander, Vicar, Kota St Mary’s Church replied to felicitations.

Jaya Koshy, General Secretary of Vanitha Samajam, Ahmedabad Diocese delivered the introductory speech and Fr P OMathai, Vice President of Ahmedabad Diocese, gave the concluding speech.

Ponnamma Thomas, Gujarat Regional Secretary of Ahmedabad Diocese evaluated the entire programme while Saly Johnson, Ahmedabad Zonal Secretary, extended a vote of thanks.

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