A few years back before Mother Teresa passed away, the Roman Catholic nun, was asked by journalists what her inspiration in life was. Help cope with peoples’ sorrow till they die, was her curt reply. This was the theme of the Christmas message delivered by Dr.Yuhannon Mar Chrisostomos, Metropolitan of
Fr Binu John Thomas, is the new Assistant Vicar for Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka, Muscat.Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, appointed Fr Binu John recently and issued a Kalpana to this effect. Accordingly, Fr Binu John has taken charge as the Assistant Vicar of Muscat Mar Gregorios
Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan, Ahmedabad Diocese, is presently visiting Austria and the Federal Republic of Germany for ringing in Christmas (Yeldo) and New Year festivity. The European countries are all decked up to celebrate Nativity season and merge with the joyous season of Yule tide spirit.
Jubilee celebrations of the Makodia Mission ended in a colourful manner last week. On 11th December 11, 2011, after the Holy Eucharist by Dr Joseph Mar Dionysius Metropolitan, Calcutta Diocese, a public meeting was held. Sartaj Singh, Hon’ble Forest Minister of Madhya Pradesh, who inaugurated the meeting,
Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan, Bengaluru Diocese, travels to Kuwait for the Yeldo and Denaha Feast at the St Gregorios Indian Orthodox Maha Edavaka, Safat, Kuwait. The visit from December 19, 2011 to January 7, 2012, will see the Metropolitan leading the Christmas and New Year services at the St
Dr Geevarghese Yulios, Metropolitan, Ahmedabad Diocese, has urged the faithful to observe three days fast from December 18-21, with special devotion and prayers to remember St Thomas, great founder Father of Christianity in India. In a Bull No 89, dated December 7, 2011, issued from Ahmedabad,
St Gregorios Orthodox Church, Mathikere has emerged as the best choir among all Orthodox churches in the Bengaluru Diocese and lifted the K O Koshy Memorial Trophy. In a fierce competition, favourites St Mary’s Orthodox Valiapally from Jalahalli, had to content itself in the second spot as runner up.
Fr Shaji Mukadiyil Baby is appointed as the new CEO of Parumala Hospital. He replaces Rev Fr Alexander Koodarathil. Fr Shaji Baby was former Vicar of Muscat Maha Edavaka from 2004 to 2008 and was a priest at Kolkata Diocese. It was during his tenure as Vicar that LL Dr
St Andrews Orthodox Valiyapally, Secunderabad, celebrated St Andrews Feast on December 4, 2011.The Valiyapally also held its Diamond Jubilee celebrations, completing 60 glorious years, which has been earmarked as Charity Year.Dr Yakoob Mar Irenaios, Metropolitan of Kochi Diocese
The maiden Holy Eucharist at the newly-bought Church by St James Syrian Orthodox Church of Los Angeles, a mission of the Malankara Orthodox Church under the Episcopal care of Dr Yuhanon Mor Milithios, Metropolitan of Thrissur was held on December 4, 2011.This was as per the decision of the