Dn. Gheevarghese John, 30, a graduate of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, New York, was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ordination services were be led by Metropolitan Emeritus Mathews
Dn. Markose Mani passed away at Philadelphia on March 26, 2011 at 7.00 am. He hailed from Kanakkalil family, Manarkaadu, Kottayam. Deacon Mani was born to E. M. Mani and Mariamma Mani on August 17, 1934 and was 76. He belonged to St. George Orthodox Church, Puthuppally,
the Staten Island Unit Teachers’ Training Conference of the North-East American Diocese was held on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, New York. Around 30 teachers from Staten Island Sunday Schools attended.Fr. Alex K. Joy, vicar of the host parish opened the program with a
A warm welcome was accorded to the newly appointed Metropolitan of North East American Diocese Zachariah Mar Nicholavos at the JFK International Airport, New York. Senior Metropolitan Mathews Mar Barnabas led the 100 member delegation to receive the Metropolitan, which
Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II issued necessary orders to appoint Zachariah Mar Nicholavos as Metropolitan of the North East American Diocese. Metropolitan Mar Nicholavos had been serving the North East American Diocese as Assistant to
St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, White Plains, New York is observing Nineveh fasting for three days with extreme devotion and reverence. February 14, 15, 16 will mark the three days of fasting. Evening prayers at 6.30 pm and meditative sermons thereafter are arranged for the faithful.
“God expects us to live with better harmony through ever increasing faith and thus realizing the worth of provided time”, said the Senior Metropolitan of the Diocese of North East America Mathews Mar Barnabas.
The Metropolitan was delivering his address while leading the feast of St. Baselios at the Mar Baselios
Metropolitan of the North East American Diocese Mathews Mar Barnabas expressed his desire to avail retirement from administrative duties of the diocese. This was officially conveyed to the Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan in a special epistle.
The Northeast American Diocese Sunday School Talent Show and Competitions were held on November 13th, 2010 at ST. Thomas Orthodox Church ,Unruh ,Philadelphia. Chor-Episcopos K. Mathai lighted the lamp to declare the competition inaugurated. Sunday School Director Fr. Dr. Raju Varghese presided over the function.
Dn. Abraham (Vijay) Thomas has been appointed as the new General Secretary of the MGOCSM of North America by Metropolitan Mathews Mar Barnabas of Northeast American diocese. He is the son of Fr. T.A.Thomas, Staten Island. Teji Abraham will be the General Treasurer of the MGOCSM of North America.