PADAV: The newly built St. George Orthodox Church in Padav, under Brahmavar Diocese in Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka was consecrated on October 10, 2013.
The supreme head of the Malankara Orthodox Church H.H. Baselios Marthoma Paulose II was the chief celebrant on the occasion. The Diocesan Metropolitan Yakob Mar Elias , Dr. Zachariah Mar Aprem and Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim assisted His Holiness in the ceremony.
The Consecration ended with a Public Meeting . Various religious heads and political leaders took part in the public meeting.
The new building of the Church was built at a whopping cost of Rs.1.5 Crore. There are 50 families worshipping in this parish.