THRIKKUNNATHU SEMINARY, ALUVA: The four-day Annual Conference of the OCYM will be held from October 23-26, 2012 under the auspices of Chengannur Diocese. The conference will be held under the theme “Marthoma Heritage and Social Commitment”.
HG Yuhanon Mar Policarpos, Metropolitan Diocese of Ankamali and President OCYM, has in a Bull dated March 4, 2012, paid rich encomiums to Sabha Rathnam LL Dr Geevarghese Mar Ostathios, the former President of OCYM.
The Metropolitan says that the theme selection for the 2012 annual conference was a clear manifestation of God’s recognition of the great missionary icon. “He was an excellent President of our Movement. We are bound to follow the path he has shown to us. A gem of our church left us for Heavenly Abode quitting his mortal remains here. Gone was the blessed soul who spread Lord’s mission in this world as he was prompted by the Holy Spirit.”
Mar Policarpos notes that the activities of OCYM were going ahead satisfactorily. While some of the units were excellent towards carrying out the goals. A few of them with greater potential were yet to produce the desired results.
“It is disheartening to note that in some parishes the Movement is yet to take off. Our Movement which stresses upon prayers and study should be encouraged with inaugurating new units at unrepresented areas at the earliest. Please note that the activities should not end up with the mere chalking out programmes that do not see light,” cautions the OCYM President.
The vicars and the workers of the OCYM should see to that all units get registered on time, the letter adds.