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?
Metropolitan Dr. Youhanon Mar Dioscoros of Madras Diocese has ditstributed the Training Certificates and Free Sewing Machines to the poor at Tiruverumbur on March 7, 2010. This distribution Ceremony was an MGOCSM- Centenary Charity Challenge
The annual diocesan clergy retreat of the North East American Diocese will be held on Saturday March 13, 2009 at St. George Orthodox Church Staten Island. Metropolitans Mathews Mar Barnabas and Zachariah Mar Nicholovos will lead the retreat. Fr. Philip C. Abraham will deliver the retrat message.
Isn’t it strange how two hours seem so long when you’re at Church but same 2 hours seems so short when you’re watching a good movie. Isn’t it strange that you can’t find a word to say when you’re praying, but you have no trouble thinking of what to talk
Dn. Paul Cherian, will be ordained to Priesthood on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at his home parish, St. Mary’s Orthodox Church of India, Bronx, New York by Metropolitans Mathews Mar Barnabas and Zachariah Mar Nicholovos.
H. H Moran Mar Baselios Didimos 1st March 4, 2010 Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan Catholicate Palace, Devalokam Kottayam 686038 May it please your Holiness, With due respect and humble submission we the undersigned, Ayroor Kuttikandathil Kudumbayogam president Fr. K.C. Mathews Corepiscoapa, the Vice President K M Mathew and the Secretary
St George Orthodox Church, Indiranagar was proclaimed as Georgian Pilgrim Centre on March 7by Metropolitan Abraham Mar Epiphanios,as per the holy edict of the Catholicos Baselius Mar Thoma Didiymus I, Supreme Head of the Indian Orthodox Church.
Consecration of Metropolitan-Elects is likely to be on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Kottayam, Mar Elia Cathedral, IOH has learned from dependable sources. Fr. Dr. Nathanael Remban and Fr. Youhanon Remban are among the seven Metropolitan-Elects and the rest five priests, namely, Fr. Dr. John Mathews,
Second remembrance of Metropolitan Dr. Thomas Mar Makarios was observed at the Catholicate Chapel, Devalokam, where the bishop was laid to eternal rest. The Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didymos I was the chief celebrant. Youhanon Mar Polycarpos celebrated Holy Qurbana.