M. P. Abdussamad Samadani, was the guest of honour at the OCYM meeting to commemorate the 40th UAE National Day and to express solidarity with the movement in Kerala regarding the Mullaperiyar Dam on Dec.2, 2011. A noted politician, Muslim scholar, orator, and a two-time member of Rajya Sabha, Mr.
St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Sharjah had hosted the musical concert ‘ZIMRAH-2011’ organized by the Youth Movement, UAE Zone on 4th of November 2011. The three-hour long program was organized as part of the centenary celebrations of the re-establishment of Catholicate in India.
A splendid performance by the Martha Maria Samajam members who performed the Villadicham Pattu stole the show at the Muscat Mar Gregorios Maha Edavaka Parish day programme on November 4, 2011. Villu Paatu also known as Villadicham Pattu is an ancient form of musical story-telling art of South Kerala.
Dr Zachariah Mar Aprem, Metropolitan of Adoor-Kadampanaadu Diocese will be the main speaker for the 5-day convention from November 7 to 11, 2011 at St Stephens Church, Salalah. The event will also celebrate the 109th birthday celebrations of St Gregorios of Parumala and the 4th Dukhrono of Late
Dr Zachariah Mar Aprem, Metropolitan of Adoor-Kadampanaadu Diocese and Assistant to the Malankara Metropolitan, arrived in Muscat on October 27 for a 17-day visit to Sultanate of Oman. Dr Mar Aprem will be the chief guest at Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka's Harvest, Parish day celebrations on November
Kusruthikkottam 2011 – a day long program planned for the children in UAE was hosted by St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church, Fujairah on Friday 21st October 2011.
Kusruthikkottam 2011 – a day long program planned for the children in UAE was hosted by St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church, Fujairah
Due to the blessings and prayers of Yakoob Mar Elias, Brahmavar Diocese Metropolitan, work on the construction of St George Orthodox Syrian Church, Karugundha, in Chickmagalur district, Karnataka is progressing well. On October 21, 2011, the first installment of Rs 3 lakh raised by ICON Charities
UAE Zone MOMS 80th celebrations and Martha Mariam Smrithi was held on October 14, 2011 at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Abu Dhabi. Metropolitan Yacob Mar Elias of Bhamavar Diocese Inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp.Fr. Manoj .N. Rajan (MOMS, UAE Zonal President) presided over the function.
The OCYM Dubai unit is organizing C.P. Chandy memorial badminton tournament between the different prayer groups affiliated to St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Dubai. Tournament will be held on October 14 and 21 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Cambridge International High School, Garhoud
Orthodox Christian Youth Movement, UAE Zone had organised Annual Talent Day – Youth Fest 2011 at St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral on October 7, 2011. Kathaprasangam, monoacting and fancy dress were the main items presented by the Contestants from all the seven orthodox churches. Fr T J Johnson, Vicar