A matchless reception was offered to the newly installed Catholicos of the East Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II at St. George Orthodox Church, Puthuppalli on Friday, November 5, 2010. The mile long motorcade started from the Catholicate Palace, Devalokam, Kottayam with the Pontiff and Metropolitans honorably riding with extreme
Privy Purse literally means allowance of money allocated from the public revenue for the private expenses of a Sovereign or monarch. Our bishops are generally considered kings of their dioceses (a bishop is a king of his people, priest of his people and a prophet of his people). And on
Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, the new Metropolitan of the Ahmedabad Diocese, is heading to Muscat, on his maiden Episcopal visit to the Sultanate. The Metropolitan arrives at the Muscat International Airport on November 4 evening after a brief stop over at Bangalore.
The multitudes that pilgrimed to Parumala from allover Kerala and beyond to take part in the 108th feast of Saint Gregorios made the blessed land literally an ocean of faithful. Mathew T. Thomas, MLA, opened the new walkway, built parallel to the Parumala bridge. Pilgrims walked over the walkway to
Consecration of Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, the eighth Catholicos of the East from Malankara took place at Parumala. At 6.30 am all Metropolitans have ceremoniously accompanied the Catholicos into the Church and the day's
As the 91st Catholicos of the East and as the 21st Malankara Metropolitan Catholicos Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios is getting consecrated during the special consecration ceremony at Parulmala on Monday November 1st. Catholicos of the East is traditionally the successor of St.
In the annals of the nearly century-old Malankara Orthodox, November 1, 2010 will go down as a day of great significance. With HH Baselios Marthoma Didymos I having abdicated the Catholicate crown due to failing health and ordination of Catholicos Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios (HH Baselius Marthoma Paulose II)
The great shepherd of Malankara decided to step down. It is in a special session of the Holy Episcopal Synod that was convened at the Catholicate Palace, Devalokam, Kottayam, today that the Pontiff decided to disclose his abdication.
"In the path of pilgrims St. Gregorios was a philanthropist, who opened the door of goodness and love", said the Catholicos Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios. Mar Milithios was inaugurating the 'Week of Pilgrimage' in association with the 108th Annual Feast of St. Gregorios of Parumala
Flag hoisting ceremony for the 108th Annual Feast of St. Gregorios of Parumala took place on Tuesday, October 26, at St. Peter's and St. Paul's Church, Paruamala. Thousands of faithful witnessed the event.
The flag hoisting ceremony started at 2.00 pm. Catholicos Elect Metropolitan Paulose Mar Milithios