SOHAR, Sultanate of Oman: Mrs Betzy Babu (Kochamma), spouse of Fr C S Mathews, Vicar, St George Orthodox Church, Sohar (Sultanate of Oman) has notched up the First Rank in the Akila Malankara Orthodox Martha Mariam Samajam (MOMS) Annual Examination.
Mrs Betzy top scored with 96 marks on 100 in the junior category and emerged the clear winner. The examinations were held in October 2010.
The results of the MOMS exams were announced during the recent annual MOMS conference held at Parumala on August 23-25, 2011.
The win is all the most important since this is for the first time the prize has gone outside Kerala. This is a big achievement and honour for the new Ahmedabad Diocese under which the Sohar St George Orthodox Church falls.
Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese, has expressed his happiness over Mrs Betzy claiming the first rank.
Dr Mar Yulios will receive the Award on behalf of Kochamma and handover to Mony, Malankara Pathrika, Devalokam, Kottayam.
The Metropolitan has in an email message to Fr C S Mathews congratulated both Achen and Kochamma on this wonderful achievement. The members of the managing committee of St George Orthodox Church, Sohar have also congratulated Mrs Betzy on her achievement.