By 10 am local time tomorrow, the priest Metropolitan Elects will have their Profession of Rambans upon them. A full fledged ascetic is a ramban in the Orthodox Syrian tradition. From the third Century onwards, Orthodox Church consecrates only monks to the High-Priesthood and even today
Having received blessings from retreat fathers Metropolitan Elects return tomorrow to Parumala Seminary from Mar Baselius Dayara, Njaliyakuzhi. Metropolitan Elects received the goodwill from their retreat fathers with commitment and assurance to uphold the tradition and heritage of the
Silver jubilee of formation of the Kunnamkulam Diocese and silver jubilee of Episcopal Consecration of the Catholicos Elect Paulos Mar Milithios will be celebrated extensively with programs stretching for over a year. The Kunnamkulam Diocese was formed in 1985
First Marthomma VI award will be conferred to the senior Metropolitan Dr. Geevarghese Mar Osthathios. This award was instituted by the St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Puthenkavu on the bicentennial of the death of Marthomma VI, who is other wise famed as Mar Dionesius the Great.
The Holy Malankara Orthodox Church celebrates the 36th day, the sixth Sunday, of the Holy great Lent as the day of the Holy Church (Sabha Dinam) with the affectionate name “Catholicate Day”. What is the significance of the day of the Holy Church? Now the Catholicate day celebrations are meant
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),