The word ‘Catholicos’ means ‘the general head’ or ‘general bishop’. It can be considered as equivalent to ‘universal Bishop’. This title and rank is much more ancient than the title Patriarch in the church. In the ministry of the early church there were only three ranks namely; Episcopos (Bishop), Priest
Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Jamshedpur, bid Farewell to their first residential vicar, Fr. P.S. Varghese on 28 July 2012. A meeting was arranged after Holy Qurbana. The new vicar Fr. Abraham P.J presided over the meeting.
The family Conference will be held on the weekend 24 to 26th of August 2012 at Whitemoor Lakes Conference Centre, Staffordshire, UK. under the patronage of the Diocesan Metropoiltian, Dr.Mathews Mar Thimothios
Metropolitan Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios will be the chief celebrant for the 45th Annual Feast to commemorate assumption of St Mary at the St Mary's Orthodox Church Goa, Vasco-Da-Gama on August 15, 2012.
OCYM unit of St. George Orthodox Cathedral Abu Dhabi, in the blessed Memory of Metropolitan Late Geevarghese Mar Osthathios had conducted a Good Quality used Cloth Collection drive during the first Quarter of the Year to support the orphanages and Village ministries managed by the Holy Church.
Metropolitan Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios presided over a meeting of the Annual General Assembly of Diocese of Ahmedabad which was held on August 2, Thursday at Diocesan HQ, St Mary’s School, Naroda.
St. Mary’s Orthodox Church of Staten Island, NY celebrates the Feast of their Patron Saint, Saint Mary, and church anniversary on August 17 and 18, 2012. Fr. Dr. O. Thomas, a renowned convention speaker will be the chief celebrant on the occasion.
The Orthodox Vacation Bible School (O.V.B.S) of St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Maha Edavaka, was inaugurated on Thursday, August 2 in a public meeting at National Evangelical Church. Vicar Fr. Jose Mathew inaugurated the OVBS 2012
he newly built St. Thomas’ Indian Orthodox Church located at St. Agnell’s Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7AY will be consecrated on Friday 31, August and Saturday 01, September 2012.
St. Paul's Orthodox Church of Greater Orlando, Florida, held on Sunday, August 5, after Holy Qurbana condoled at the untimely demise of the first Metropolitan of Mavelikkara Diocese, H.G. Paulose Mar Pachomios.