MANAMA : Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese, was felicitated and presented with memento by the Bahrain St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral on October 5 after his arrival in Bahrain.
Dr Mar Yulios was at St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral for its annual convention and Feast of Dedication from October 5-10, 2012 as its chief speaker and chief celebrant. The Metropolitan also released a CD on the occasion of the Catholicate Centenary inauguration.
On October 5, Friday, Dr Mar Yulios led the Holy Eucharist and was felicitated by the church managing committee. His Grace also hoisted the flag or the Perunnal Kodiyettu.
On October 9, conducted evening prayer, festival procession and benediction. On October 10, Dr Mar Yulios was the chief celebrant for the Holy Eucharist. There was also be ponnada and presenting awards, kodiyirakkam and perunal nercha.
Bahrain Mar Thoma Parish Choir also organised an award ceremony and musical feast in honour of Dr Mar Yulios. Rev Renji Varghese,Vicar, and Rev Reji Dan K Philipose, Asst Vicar the Mar Thoma Parish, Bahrain and Fr Jacob Koshy participated.
Earlier upon arrival at the Bahrain International Airport, Dr Mar Yulios was received by Fr Jacob Koshy, Vicar of St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, and members of the managing committee.