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Gregorian Home for Seniors
Posted By Editor On May 30, 2012 @ 2:31 am In Columns,Features,Opinions | 2 Comments
Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Coorilos, President PMGMC Trust
A Unique opportunity to ‘Spend your 70’s with 7s’
An Old Age in the company of Lovable, Energetic, Innocent Kids, Bishop and Priests, Get together with other families
Gregorian Home is a modern concept of an Abode-a Home away from the traditional House, providing an ambience to seniors for a happy peaceful and tranquil stay with modern facilities and amenities.
“….In our society the number of elderly people are increasing day by day with new challenges. Many organizations and institutions are in the forefront, extending various kinds of services especially to geriatrics. Thank God for the people who identify it as one of the most needy area of human touch. The concern of the Church, religion and society has to focus to solve the problems and issues of elderly people irrespective of caste, creed or community. This may result the society will be moving in tranquility and harmony….” (An extract from the Presidential address: Editor)
Parumala Mar Gregorios Memorial Charitable Trust, Thalacode (P.M.G.M.C.Trust) was founded by His Grace Late Lamented Dr. Paulos Mar Gregorios in 1976 who was moved by the sufferings of the society. He took over St.Mary’s Boys Home at Thalacode with 115 orphan/semi orphan/destitute boys in 1976 which was started originally by Very Rev. O.C.Kuriaikose Corepiscopa in 1963. Some of the children who have come out from the portals of the Boys’ Home are well placed Engineers, Doctors and leaders in various walks of life in India and abroad.
After the demise of Dr. Paulos Mar Gregorios , the founder President of the Trust, started a santhwanam community named Dr.Paulos Mar Gregorios Memorial Old Age Home for Women on 25.11.2011 for senior citizens who are destitute, needy and poor, irrespective of caste or creed or community .
Dr. Cherian Eapen, President of M/S Roy International Children Foundation, California is sponsoring the day to day running expenses of these two projects.
As a next step, PMGMCT intends to create a community, “Sampreethy Bhavan” for accommodating senior couples and individuals at this premises on payment basis .
It is an eco friendly residence located on a hill station, coupled with a serene atmosphere, for a healthy and harmonious retired life. Members can be rest assured of the warmth of hospitality and care extended by trained and devoted volunteers (care takers) under the supervision of renowned spiritual leaders.
A full fledged suite (A/C or non A/C) will be provided in a multistoried building. The elegantly designed suite having a plinth area of around 400sqft., with attached bathroom, pantry, hot water facility, living cum office area.
Common facilities include kitchen, dining room and recreation wing. Spiritual leaders will be available for consultation, counseling, interaction and guidance.
Electricity, Telephone, medical services, Internet, Home Nurse Services and food will be at the members cost. Special ‘paying guest’ facilities can be availed by immediate relatives of the members with prior consent, subject to availability.
It is administered by Board of Management consisting of His Grace Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Coorilos as the president Ph: 09820333379, Vice Presidents : Rev.Fr. K.T.Philip 09446841200, Dr. Cherian Eapen , Treasurer Mr. K.C. Wiison 0 9895755299, Members: Rev.Fr. C.M. Kuriakose 0 9447331270, Mr. Joy. P. Jacob 09447060322. Mr.Babu Paul 09446560698, Mr.George Paul 09847042612, Mr.George Kuriakose 0 9447209063, Mr.Salim.P.Rajan 09746780130, Mr.Jose Kurian 09605098109, Chaplain :Very Rev.K.J. Kuriakose Corepiscopa 09447575728 Manager:Mr.Shaji. J. Malayan 09400740569, Director: Rev.Fr. Dr. T.P. Elias 09447475446
For further details contact either Rev.Fr.Dr.T.P.Elias or through Email ID : firstname.lastname@example.org
Thalacode. P.O, Mulanthuruthy,
Ernakulam (Dist), Kerala-682314,
Telephone No: 0484-2711290, 2713209
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