ELLICOTT CITY, Maryland : Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese, has complimented Fr Alexander J Kurien on his attaining the Silver Jubilee of priestly ordination. The Metropolitan has wished all success to the celebrations connected with the event.
In a Kalpana dated June 28, 2012, issued from the United States, Dr Mar Yulios has greatly acknowledged the valuable contributions of Fr Alexander Kurien to the nation and to the society at large and also the services rendered to the church as a ‘vibrant leader which was a source of inspiration for many.’
The Metropolitan further notes: “The two functions of priesthood, as referred to in Church-doctrines, are Enlightening and Sanctifying people through the dispensation of the Word of God both in Preaching and officiating Holy Sacraments. May our Lord help you to continue to serve Him and His people!”
Dr Mar Yulios has shared his Apostolic blessings to the most beloved Vicar, Kochamma and children, and thanks God Almighty on the wonderful occasion of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of Fr Alexander Kurien.