The Sopana Orthodox Academy for Studies in Theology and Culture, attached to Mar Baselios Dayara (Monastery) of the Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church will confer the Sopana Orthodox Award on Ms.Christine Chaillot, the Swiss researcher, writer, and promoter of Orthodox Unity.
Applications are invited from qualified persons holding at least a post-graduate degree from a recognized university in Theology, Church History, Christian Social, Educational or Cultural Studies. Applications should reach the Sopana Academy by 30 September 2014.
Gujarat Chief Minister Smt Anandiben Patel has expressed her sincere thanks to members of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Diocese of Ahmedabad Bishop Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios for extending the support
Fr Alexander James Kurien of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church is expected to assume charge as the deputy administrator of the Office of the Government wide Policy (OGP) by August end. The office encourages various agencies in United States to make the best use of government policies.
Bombay Diocesan Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Coorilos, Ahmedabad Diocesan Metropolitan Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios yesterday met Gujarat Chief Minister Smt Anandiben Patel at her office along with various office bearers of Ahmedabad Orthodox Diocese, and held wide ranging fruitful talks.
Sopana Academy is conducting a three day workshop for young adults on sacramental living. Fr. Dr. K. M. George will lead the classes. This is a wonderful opportunity for the young people to have acquaintance with the essence of three Holy Sacraments.
HH Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East & Malankara Metropolitan will meet Chief Minister of Gujarat, Mrs Anandiben Mafatbhai Patel, on August 21 and hold talks. Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, Diocesan Secretary Fr Jacob Mathew, will be part of a delegation
Ahmedabad Diocese is all set to host the sixth biennial clergy conference for 3-days from August 19 to 21. The conference is set on the theme "Servant of the new covenant" from 2 Corinthians 3:6 and will be held at the Hotel Sarovar Portico on Ellis Bridge.
Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, will lead the Indian Orthodox Churches in Gujarat, on holding special prayers for peace in Iraq and the Middle East, on August 17 and 18, 2014. Dr Mar Yulios was part of the signatory on behalf of the Gujarat United Christian Forum
A One Day Diocesan Conference of OCYM (Diocese of Ahmedabad) was held on 22nd June, 2014 (Sunday) at St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Ahmedabad. The theme of the conference was ‘Rhythm of Social Commitment’. Fr. Varghese Tiju Ipe presided over the function.Fr. Jessen P.Y., the main speaker of the conference