Articles by: Fr. Dr. Jacob Mathew

Sosamma Oommen, Mother of Fr. Reji Chacko, Damascus, Passes Away

Sosamma Oommen, Mother of Fr. Reji Chacko, Damascus, Passes Away 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

Metropolitan Job Mar Philoxenos of Delhi Diocese No More

Metropolitan Job Mar Philoxenos of Delhi Diocese No More It is with profound grief we report the passing away of Metropolitan Job Mar Philoxenos of Delhi Diocese. He was ailing for quite some time. The end come IST around 7.30 on Sunday (Nov.20) morning at Kolenchery Medical College Hospital. Due to failing health the Metropolitan was under treatment at

Orthodox Church and Sleeba Perunnal

Orthodox Church and Sleeba Perunnal In September we are at the ‘Sleeba Perunnal’, the feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the instrument of salvation, on the 14th. This feast marks the discovery of the Holy Cross on which our Lord was crucified. In Greek and Latin this feast is called the ‘Exaltation of the

Worship, Prayer and Liturgy in the Orthodox Point of View

Worship, Prayer and Liturgy in the Orthodox Point of View To begin with, worship, prayer and liturgy mean not mere an intellectual exercise for the Orthodox, rather actions or activity where the body, soul and spirit are deeply involved in and totally engaged with. In other words, it is the total human being, as creation of God, involving him/herself in

And Isaac Carried the Wood on His Shoulders…

And Isaac Carried the Wood on His Shoulders… There are many vivid Old Testament narratives that refer to the passion and death of Jesus Christ and one among them is the story of Abraham going up on to the Mount of Moriah to sacrifice Isaac. We read the unfolding of a touching account of a father climbing upon

All Souls Day; Sunday Preceding the Beginning of the Holy Lent

All Souls Day; Sunday Preceding the Beginning of the Holy Lent St. Luke 12: 32-48 According to the lectionary of our Church February 27 marks ‘All Souls Day’ this year. This is the Sunday that just precedes the beginning of the Holy Lent as well. The holy gospel that we hear on this Sunday is taken from St. Luke 12: 32-48.

Managing Committee Proposes to Appoint Mar Nicholavos as Metropolitan of NE America

Managing Committee Proposes to Appoint Mar Nicholavos as Metropolitan of NE America The Malankara Managing Committee met on Thursday, February 24, 2011 proposed to the Holy Episcopal Synod to appoint Zachariah Mar Nicholavos as Metropolitan of North-East American Diocese. The Holy Episcopal Synod that meets on February 25 will take a final decision

New Catholicos of the East Baselios Marthoma Paulose II installed

New Catholicos of the East Baselios Marthoma Paulose II installed Consecration of Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, the eighth Catholicos of the East from Malankara took place at Parumala. At 6.30 am all Metropolitans have ceremoniously accompanied the Catholicos into the Church and the day's

I Wish Ahmedabad Diocese to be Known as ‘Gandhi Smaran Diocese’: Metropolitan Pulikkottil Mar Yulios

I Wish Ahmedabad Diocese to be Known as ‘Gandhi Smaran Diocese’: Metropolitan Pulikkottil Mar Yulios After having celebrated Holy Qurbana at St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Arthatt, Kunnamkulam, the mother church of many Marian Churches at the northern part of Malankara, Metropolitan Pulikkottil Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios was on his way to set his feet at the Ahmedabad Diocese for the first time as

Eastern Family Conference Harmony 2010

Eastern Family Conference Harmony 2010 “Two days have gone so fast at Harmony 2010, where deliberations and activities have made us totally immerse into the family conference. In our American Society, where we lead a life full of tensions, such conferences help us untie the burden of heaviness and stress we carry upon us. That
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