The initiative came about when various acolytes from the area came together and wanted to learn more about the services of passion week to better serve the altar, their Achens, and their church. They sought out the tutelage of their area's parish priests, who were all well versed in the
The hopes of this new initiative is to unite MGOCSM members in communal worship especially during this Lenten season. Additionally, we seek an opportunity to encourage members to learn the daily liturgical prayers during Lent, as well as observe the Sh’himo prayers the rest of the liturgical calender.
An Altar Assistant Training Camp was organized by the Northeast American Diocese in the Brooklyn/Long Island/Queens Area at Cherry Lane St. Gregorios Orthodox Church. Philemon Abraham was the the program director for the event. Priests, Deacons and Seminarians from the Diocese led workshops focused on preparing altar assistants
Ninevah Lent will be observed at Cherry Lane St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, NY from Monday Jan 30 through Wednesday Feb 1.There will be evening prayer followed by devotional speech everyday at 6.30 PM. Dn. Sujit Thomas and Tenny Thomas are the main speakers on these days.
Sosamma Oommen (67), Kailathu House, Kavumbhagaom, Thiruvalla, M/o Fr. Reji Chacko, Vicar, St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Damascus, MD, passed away today. She had been suffering from illnesses for a prolonged time. She is survived by husband Chacko Oommen. Sarasu John, Bahrain, Nirmala Maman, Kochumonl Varghese and Mini Edison are
Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, the Metropolitan of the Northeast American Diocese visited St. Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Floral Park, NY (Cherry Lane Church) on Sunday, January, 15, 2012.
The 12-year-old parish of Sts Basilios-Gregorios Orthodox Church (www.sbgoc.org), New Brunswick of Central New Jersey is finally blessed to stand on its own. They are buying a new Church of their own. They had earlier been part of the St Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. St Basilios of Kothamangalam and Saint
Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos of Northeast American diocese announced the list of new office bearers for the spiritual organizations of the diocese on November 17, 2011, through an order.
Sunday School Talent Show and Competitions of Northeast American Diocese was held on October 22nd , 2011. The events were hosted by the Sunday school of Sts. Baselios & Gregorios Church,New Brunswick, NJ. Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, the
MGOCSM Maryland/Virginia/ D.C Fall Retreat-2011 was held in St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Damascus, MD on Saturday, September 24, 2011. The theme of the retreat was ‘Rely on the Lord', "Commit to the Lord whatever you do and your plans will succeed." - Proverbs 16:3.Sunil Mathews, a devoted lay