From Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien, Senior Director of the Office of Strategic Planning, United States Department of State, United States Government, Washington D.C., United States of America Your Beatitude the Patriarch of Antioch and All East Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim, I extend my warm congratulations and wish you
The Triennial Global Conference of The St Thomas Orthodox clergy fellowship will be held at Parumala Seminary from June 3 to 5, 2014 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The conference will be inaugurated by HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan.
The thesis of this editorial is that our priests are not just Pujaris (the performers of religious rites) and that they are also administrators who lead their people and that they are also custodians not only of faith, but also of the temporalities of the Church. In order to prove
The Feast of Resurrection is the feast of feasts for the Christian Church. The resurrection of Jesus marks a complete turnaround in history. History became ‘His Story’. This is the feast of the victory of Truth over falsehood. This is the day of reunion for the dispersed disciples on
Baselius Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicose of the East and Malankara Metropolitan and supreme head of the Indian Orthodox Syrian Church, was the chief celebrant and led the liturgy that commenced at 7.30am with morning prayers. Reverend Father T.J. Johnson, vicar of the church,
The idea of the Primacy of the Pope set forth in the decrees of the first Vatican Council of 1870 is perhaps the most crucial subject discussed in the dialogues between the Catholics and the eastern and the Oriental Orthodox Christians. [E.g.XIth session of the Plenary of the International mixed
I consider it a great blessing to have this opportunity of participating in the 17th centenary celebrations of the martyrdom of St. George. I recall with great pleasure my visits to this church on several occasions in the past. However today’s is my first visit after the reconstruction of the
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Anniversary celebrations of st. gregorios sunday school & congregation, Riyadh was conducted on 8 February 2013 Friday. After the service, the program commenced with the prayer song by sunday school students.
Jeena Jessy Kunjumon from Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka, by securing the third rank in the SSFC examination (2012-2013) from OSSAE – Outside Kerala Region. Jeena however emerged as the top rank holder from Ahmedabad Diocese and among churches in the Gulf region.