BENGALURU : Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan, Bengaluru Diocese has launched the work for the Cross Tower at the St Mary’s Orthodox Valiyapally in Jalahalli, Bengaluru.
Dr Mar Seraphim laid the foundation stone ceremony and led the solemn ceremony. The Metropolitan led the prayers and blessed the slab of stone at the Valiyapally premises on February 12, Sunday.
Large number of faithful from the church attended.
The ceremony was also attended by St Mary’s Valiyapally Vicar Fr Iype P Alex. Members of the managing committee namely C A Eappen, C G Mathew, V Mathews and others also attended.
Earlier, the Metropolitan led the Holy Eucharist at the Valiyapally. Later, His Grace also led the prayers for the departed at the Voderahalli Cemetery to commemorate All Souls’ Day.