On the occasion of observance of Catholicate day, I consider it is beneficial to share some thoughts emanated from the heart. This is an assessment of a subservient layman rather than an authoritative article about this special day and I would like to address few distinctive reflections to be appraised
St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Philadelphia donated $15,000 towards the Haiti Relief Fund. Ms. Donna Palmira, the Chief Operating Officer, Red Cross, Pennsylvania received the check from Vicar, Fr. M.K. Kuriakose, Secretary, Paul C. John and Trustee, Georgy John
The annual Clergy retreat of the Northeast American Diocese was held on March 13, 2010 at St. George Malankara Orthodox Church of Staten Island. Metropolitans Mathews Mar Barnabas and Zachariah Mar Nicholovos presided over the sessions.
The one day family retreat hosted by OCYM & MGOCSM of Bangalore Diocese concluded successfully at Georgian Pilgrim Centre, Bangalore on Saturday, March 13, 2010. The retreat was inaugurated by Metropolitan Abraham Mar Epiphanios by lighting the lamp.
The Catholicos Elect Paulose Mar Milithios released the new logo of SDOF which was approved by the previous Holy Episcopal Synod at D.C. Auditorium ,Kottyam on March 13, 2010. Dr. Yakob Mar Irenius (President of SDOF ), Dr. Zacharias Mar Theophilos (Malabar),
After 14 years, the controversial yet historic Women’s Reservation Bill, ensuring 33% reservation for women in Parliament and state legislative bodies, was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, 9th February 2010. The Catholicose and Malankara Metropolitan Baselious Marthoma Didimos I, welcomed this bill and described the measure as “momentous
The annual regional conference of MM Samajam of the Southeast Region of the SW American Diocese will be held at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, Hollywood, South Florida on Saturday, March 13, 2010.
Youth and MGOCSM -Bangalore Zone would conduct a 'Family Retreat' on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at St.George Orthodox Church, Indiranagar. The objective of this retreat is to help all our church members to understand the importance of Holy Lent
St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral Youth Movement – Dubai (OCYM), when the materials collected by them for the relief of Haiti Earth Quake victims were handed over to Red Crescent , Dubai in a touching ceremony held at the St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Cathedral on Friday,5th March 2010.
Mid lent is the 25th day of the Holy Lent and the Orthodox Tradition considers this day as a feast of extreme importance. What are the significances of Mid Lent? What shall we understand from the readings of Mid Lent? Does this have a bearing to the festival of Easter?