NOIDA: Week long perunal celebration of Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, NOIDA concluded after the Tri Mass on 6th Nov 2011. Dr. Youhanon Mar Demetrios, Astt Metropolitan,Diocese of Delhi was the Chief Celebrant on the occasion.
Newly constructed Mukhavaram of the Church has also been consecrated by the Metropolitan during perunal.
On 6th January 1995, the first Metropolitan of Delhi Diocese Dr Paulose Mar Gregorios of Blessed Memory had given Permission to form Mar Gregorios Society and the congrgation. In the month of July 1996; Dr.Paulose Mar Gregorios, the Metropolitan of Delhi had elevated NOIDA congregation as an independent parish. Since then regular Perunal is being conducted at NOIDA and hundreds of pilgrims belonging to various Churches of NOIDA and nearby areas participates in the Raasa and Perunal celebrations.
Pilgrims from Indirapuram , Mayurvihar and nerby areas reach the Chruch by Padayatra since last two years, to attend the Perunal.
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