Dn. Vijay Abraham Thomas will be ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at St. Mary's Orthodox Church 130 Park Avenue Staten Island, New York, by the Diocesan Metropolitan, Zachariah Mar Nicholovos.
In this edition, host Kevin Allen speaks with Tenny Thomas, a doctoral student at Columbia/Union Theological Seminary, and member of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, also known as the Indian Orthodox Church, about the Indian Christian community and how Indian Orthodox Christians relate to and evangelize
An Altar Assistant Training Camp was organized by the Northeast American Diocese in the Brooklyn/Long Island/Queens Area at Cherry Lane St. Gregorios Orthodox Church. Philemon Abraham was the the program director for the event. Priests, Deacons and Seminarians from the Diocese led workshops focused on preparing altar assistants
The MGOCSM of North America has released a video on the importance of Great Lent to Orthodox Christians. The video explaines the purpose of Great Lent, the meaning of lent --about self-denial or self-transformation which may "Alter Your Perception".
Fr. M.C. Mathai (Mangalore- South Kanara) , Ivan suares (Brahmavar Konkani quota), I. Thomas (Abu Dhabi), and Jacob Mani (Malabar) were elected from the diocese of Brahmavar to the Sabha Managing Committee as their nominees.
The anniversary of all the spiritual outreach programs of St. Gregorios Church, Floral Park parish was held on February 5, 2012.
Vicar, Dr. P. S. Samuel Cor-Episcopos presided over the function, Asst. Vicar, Fr. Gregory Varghese, Sunday School Director Fr. Dr. Raju Varghese and Ms. Ceena Varghese, Lecturer at St. Vladimir's
Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, LCT Ghat, Mainpura, Patna was inaugurated its “ASHA DEEP SCHOOL” charity project, exclusively for the Slum Children around the locality.
Fr. Shaji P. Joshua, the Vicar of Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church and A.V. Alexander,
Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, Metropolitan of Calcutta Diocese, inaugurated the newly built school building on 28 January 2012 at Sager (MP). The inaugural function was presided over by Dr. Mar Dionysius Metropolitan. Er. Pradeep Lariya (M.L.A) was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church celebrates the feast date of St. Severus of Antioch (Mar Severios), on February 8. St. Severus of Antioch is referred to as the Crown of the Syrians, the eloquent mouth, the pillar, the teacher and doctor of the Holy Church of God as a whole.
Misha Varghese, a student from Patna Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church Sunday school secured second rank in OSSAE-OKR Class X examination. OSSAE-OKR is the Sunday school board for the outside Kerala dioceses.