Dr Mathews Mar Thimothios, Metropolitan of UK, Europe and Africa Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, made his first pastoral visit to the recently formed St Gregorios Indian Orthodox Congregation of Glasgow, Scotland, from September 18 to 24, 2010.
Family conference of all Orthodox faithful in Ireland has commenced at Dublin on October 1st, 2010 at 6.30 pm along with evening prayers. On 2nd October programs begin at St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Dublin at 9.30 am.Fr. Koshy Vaidyan and Fr. Eldho Varghese are leading the conference.
As a fundraiser a Dosa Night Charity Event will be held on Sunday, October 17 at 5.00 pm to 9 pm - at Hotel Britannia countryhouse by St. George Indian Orthodox Church, Manchester. All the money raised through Dosa Night will be for KARUNYA VISRANTHI BHAVAN
Families without love are fragile, said Metropolitan of UK, Europe and Africa diocese Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios. He was inaugurating the first family conference of UK, Europe, and Africa Diocese at Stevanage. No stable family life would be possible without fear of God and prayer, the Metropolitan added.
Metropolitan of the UK Europe and Africa Diocese Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios commenced the two month long England visit on August 12, 2010. This is the first time that the Metropolitan visits parishes in England this year. On August 14 the Metropolitan visited Oxford and on 15th he celebrated Holy
Metropolitan Dr. Mathews Mar Thimotheos declared Sana'a Congregation, as a Church in the diocese of UK, Europe and Africa on July 9, 2010 at 4 pm . The congregation will be known hereafter as St. Mary's Orthodox Church.
The UK, Europe & Africa Diocesan Family Conference 2010 will be held at the Marriott School, Stevenage,Herts, UK, SG2 0AN from August 27 to 29, 2010. The 3 day Family Conference will be inaugurated by Dr. Mathew Mar Thimothos, the Diocesan Metropolitan. Fr. Dr. Jacob Kurien, Vice Principal of Orthodox
Second remembrance of Metropolitan Dr. Thomas Mar Makarios was observed at the Catholicate Chapel, Devalokam, where the bishop was laid to eternal rest. The Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didymos I was the chief celebrant. Youhanon Mar Polycarpos celebrated Holy Qurbana.
Metropolitan Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios reached Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia on 18th January and visited Dr. Abuna Paulose I, the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Metropolitan also participated in the national festival of Ethiopia, the feast of Epiphany (Timkat) on January19.
Dr. Mathews Mar Themothios, Metropolitan of UK, Europe and Africa visits African congregations from January 18 to February 16, 2010. Metropolitan will reach Ethiopia on