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.
Dr. Thomas Mar Athanasius, Metropolitan of Kandanad East Diocese, reached in Kuwait on March 21, 2013 to lead this year's Passion Week Services of Kuwait St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Maha Edavaka.
The Website of the Diocese of Brahmavar, www.moscdob.com was inaugurated by the Diocesan Metropolitan Yakoob Mar Elias at Abu Dhabi St. George Orthodox Cathedral on 15 March 2013.
Thomas N.U (committee member of Dubai Unit) has been selected as the new Chief Editor of Youvadrashanam magazine. This year Youvadrashanam will have two editions, July and December.
Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka will hold the valedictory of its Thanal -Cancer care for Life Project 2012-2013 on March 17, Sunday. A public meeting has been arranged at the Parumala Seminary Auditorium from 3 pm to 5 pm.
Marthoma Smruthi 2013”, the flagship program by the Orthodox Christian Youth Movement of St George Orthodox Cathedral Abu Dhabi, in the Blessed Memory of St. Thomas the Apostle, was inaugurated by the U.K, Europe & Africa Diocesan Metropolitan Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios
The Zonal committee of OCYM UAE had coordinated a pilgrimage from all the seven OCYM units to St. Dionysius Orthodox church to commemorate the 79th memorial feast of Saint Vattasseril Thirumeni, the first church in the UAE established in his name.
Mar Osthathios Smruthi, a Zonal Level Elocution Competition for Ever Rolling Trophy, in memory of Sabharatnam Dr. Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, was organized under the aegis of St. Gregorios Orthodox Christian Youth Movement, Jebel Ali, UAE.
OCYM unit of Muscat Mar Gregorios Maha Edavaka, successfully conducted a blood donation camp on February 15, Friday. The camp was held in close coordination with the Ministry of Health. Earlier, Vicar Fr. Joji George inaugurated the camp by personally donating blood on the occasion. About 100 youths