CHENGANNUR, Alappuzha District — Biju Kattunkal John, is a hard-core Orthodox believer from Kerala’s Perissery in Chengannur. Handicapped by birth, Biju, aged 41, suffers from renal failure and dialysis, unable to live and work like any normal individual. Born with a short left limb and disability, Biju suffers from chronic
The diocesan Metropolitan, Dr. Youhanon Mar Demetrios will be the chief celebrant for the Holy week 2013.
The newly built Primary Block of M.G.M. Higher Secondary School, Bokaro, was Consecrated and Inaugurated by the Diocesan Metropolitan, Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius on 19th March, 2013. Dr. Mar Dionysius, in the inaugural address recollected the great leadership of Mar Theodosius to the Diocese and to Bokaro Parish and
Dr Yuhanon Mar Diascoros, Metropolitan of Chennai Diocese, led the Palm Sunday (Hosanna) service at St Thomas Church, Ruwi, on March 24, Saturday evening. While celebrating Hosanna, the Lord's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem of Jesus, Dr Mar Diascoros was leading the large faithful in observance of the movable fast that
Dr Yuhanon Mar Diascoros, Metropolitan, Chennai Diocese, and chief celebrant for the Holy Week Program for 2013, lead the Catholicate Day celebrations at the Muscat Mar Gregorios Maha Edavaka, on March 22, Friday after the Holy Eucharist.
The OCYM Dubai unit had conducted a debate on "The Role of women in Malankara Orthodox Church" on Catholicate Day 2013.
The metropolitan of Idukki diocese, Mathews Mar Theodosius, inaugurated the debate.The OCYM Zonal President and Cathedral vicar Fr. T. J Johnson presided over the meeting.
Rt. Rev. Justin Welby enthroned as the 105th Archbishop for Canterbury on 21st March 2013 in Canterbury Cathedral, England. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios, the Metropolitan of UK-Europe and Africa, represented the Malankara Orthodox Church at the ceremony.
The maiden convention of the Brahmavar community was concluded at St. Mary's Orthodox Syrian Cathedral, Brahmavar, on March 20, 2013. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese, Fr. P.A. Philip and Fr. Manish Mathai were the main speakers.
Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, will be the chief celebrant for the Holy (Passion) Week Services at St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ahmedabad. Dr Mar Yulios has reached Ahmedabad from Brahmavar for a Bible Convention and will be at the Diocesan Headquarters at Naroda.
St George Orthodox Cathedral, Abu Dhabi had celebrated the Catholicate Day of 2013 of Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, on March. 15. The Diocesan Metropolitan Yakob Mar Elias hoisted the Church flag after a special prayer during the Holy Qurbana.