BENGALURU: Bengaluru Diocese and the Mission Board Society of the Malankara Orthodox Church jointly observed the 40th day remembrance of LL Dr Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, senior Metropolitan of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church on March 25 at 4 pm.
The remembrance function was called ‘Smarananjali’ and held Nams Snehasadan at Voderahalli, Vidyaranyapura, on the outskirts of the city..
Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan, Bengaluru Diocese presided over largely attended function.
Other speakers include Fr Dr Bijesh Philip, Principal, St Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary (STOTS), Nagpur, Justice Jacob Benjamin Koshy, Chairman of the Kerala Human Rights Commission, Cor-Episcopoi, Vicars and and others.
Large number of Orthodox believers from all the churches in Bengaluru attended and paid homage to the departed soul.