JAMSHEDOUR: Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Jamshedpur, bid Farewell to their first residential vicar, Fr. P.S. Varghese on 28 July 2012.
A meeting was arranged after Holy Qurbana. The new vicar Fr. Abraham P.J presided over the meeting. . Parish Trustee O. Yohannan, Secretary Sunny John, St.Mary’s Mission School Trustee K.G. Alexander, Secretary George Mathew, MarthaMariyam Samajam Secretary Saramma Mathai, Senior Members, M.T. Samuel, V.G. Joshua, O.M. Samuel, etc. shared their long 5 years experience with Fr. P.S. Varghese
Fr. P.S. Varghese served the Church from 2007-12. In his 5 year tenure Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Parsonage, St. Marys Mission School and Cross Tower were built and consecrated.
After 46 years of the inception of the Congregation, on 25th & 26th November 2011, Church was consecrated by Diocesan Bishop Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius. This was a long cherished dream of the believers of the Steel City. As a token of their love and gratitude Jamshedpur Church has given an honorary life long Membership to Fr. P.S. Varghese and Family. Sunday school and MGOCSM students performed varied programs on this occasion.
Fr. P.S. Varghese has been Transferred to Dimapur, Nagaland, as the vicar of Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church and as the Principal of MGM Higher Secondary School Dimapur.
Reported by: Jerry J. Koshy