His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos’ penchant for photography knows no bounds. The Assistant Metropolitan for North-east American Diocese during his recent sojourn to India went on a clicking spree capturing spell-bound landscape pictures of the North Eastern states. Visits to Sikkim, Darjeeling (West Bengal) and an eco-friendly resort in Kerala
“Be fruitful and multiply” (Genesis 1:28) JOHANNESBURG — “Every child born into this world is the fulfillment of God’s promise. We need to accept children as a gift of God with gratefulness for he has been so gracious to entrust us with one of his most precious and beautiful creations.
Martha Mariam Vanita Samajam of St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Abu Dhabi conducted a cooking competition for its members. Fr. Johnson Daniel inaugurated the event after Holy Qurbana on October 8, 2010. Dolly Varghese won the first prize in the competition, Cristee John and Suja David
Pulikkottil Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese visited Mar Gregorios Orthodox Syrian Church, Gandhinagar, a parish under Ahmedabad diocese on Sunday, October 3, 2010.Yuhanon Mar Polycarpos, Metropolitan of Ankamaly Diocese and the President of Orthodox Christian Youth Movement,
The Delhi Diocese extended a rousing reception to the newly appointed Auxiliary Metropolitan of Delhi Diocese Dr. Yuhanon Mar Dimithrios. Diocesan Secretary Fr. M.S. Skaria Ramban, Fr. M.C. Paulose, Vicar, St. Mary's Cathedral Hauz Khaz, Fr. Shibu Thomas
Consecration of the new chapel at Nallasopara, Vasai Road, Mumbai, built in the name of St. Gregorios of Parumala, the first saint from India will be on October 8, and 9, 2010. This chapel is associated to St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Vasai Road.
One more parish is created into the South West American Diocese, St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Houston. The faithful are coming together at the Metropolitan's Seventh Day Adventist Church, Missouri City, Houston. Fr. John Geevarghese took charge of the parish as the first vicar
"Voters may decide not to elect alcoholics to the local administration in the coming municipal and panchayat elections. The electorate shall exhibit a moral courage in this issue, although they are totally free to decide", said the Catholicos Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios.
Dr Mathews Mar Thimothios, Metropolitan of UK, Europe and Africa Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, made his first pastoral visit to the recently formed St Gregorios Indian Orthodox Congregation of Glasgow, Scotland, from September 18 to 24, 2010.
Kunjunjamma George (78), mother of George Thazhakkara, Resident Editor (India), Indian Orthodox Herald, passed away at her residence at Thazhakkara on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. She was wife of late Varghese George, Pulivelil Padeettathil and hailed from Vadakkemelethil family, Thumpamon.