The Orthodox Seminary Digital Library (OSDL), an ambitious project of Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, to offer digital versions of centuries-old documents, manuscripts and books, opened its doors for the public on Tuesday. More than 1,500 manuscripts and 75,000 printed books and documents have been scanned to form the digital archive.
HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East will be the chief celebrant for this year’s Holy Week services at the Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka (MGOME). His Holiness will arrive from Kochi at the Muscat International Airport on March 26, Thursday at 9.30 am.
HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan, will present the first Thanal Charity Award instituted in the name of LL His Grace Dr Stephanos Mar Theodosius (1924-2007) to Fr Davis Chiramel, Chairman, of the Thrissur-based Kidney Federation of India.
New Zealand: St Dionysius Indian Orthodox Church (SDIOC), the first Indian Orthodox Church, for the faithful of Auckland was consecrated on February 13, 14, 2015. Named after Saint Dionysius of Vattasseril (1858-1934), who was the Malankara Metropolitan
The next meeting of the Sopana PG Fellowship will be at the Mar Baselios Dayara, Njaliakuzhy at 7 pm on Wednesday 18th March 2015.Deacon Dr. Jojy George, in the field of New Testament will be the main speaker at the fellowship.
The retreat for the clergy of the Indian Orthodox Church in Australia was held on February 20, 2015 at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Cathedral, Sydney. The retreat was lead by Yuhanon Mar Polycarpos and Dr. Yuhanon Mar Dioscoros.
The resolution titled ‘Malankara Church wants peace’, which welcomed the stance of the Patriarch that the discord prevailing in the Malankara Church was a catastrophe and the only solution was unity, also raises the demand that the Patriarch of Antioch officially accept these legal clauses.
The ministry of human empowerment department of Malankara Orthodox church urged its faithful to observe cyber fast on Good Friday. On the day, they should abstain from using cellphone, internet etc as part of lent.
YACHARAM: The 30th anniversary of St Gregorios Balagram, which takes care of children affected by leprosy, had observed on Sunday February 22,2015 at its premises at Yacharam in Ibrahimpatnam. “A number of children from Balagram have completed school, college and engineering and have settled in their life in the last
he Malankara Orthodox Church alleged that the Patriarch has ridiculed the Judiciary by visiting Piravom Church. The Patriarch was led to the feuded Churches, despite the Court order banning the entry of Bishops. “He could have been misled by the followers.