he District authorities have banned gatherings of more than four people in an attempt to diffuse created tension around St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Kolenchery among the Malankara Orthodox and Jacobite factions. Problems arose on Saturday, when Jacobites tried to enter the church.
The annual General Body meeting of the Sunday School Association of Northeast American Diocese will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at St. Mary’s Indian Orthodox Church of Rockland. The meeting will begin at 10AM. Elections of the office bearers, annual accounts, plan for the upcoming Sunday
The annual back to school conference for MGOCSM of Philadelphia region will be held on September 10, 2011 from 9 AM to 3PM at St. Gregorios Orthodox Church. Fr. V.M Shibu of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church vicar will be the the speaker for the conference
The North American Conference of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship has chosen Madison as the location for its 2011 conference. The conference to be held Friday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Sept. 18. The theme of the conference will be“Forgiveness: Finding Wholeness Again”
St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, NY is celebrating the the feast of the nativity of St. Mary from August 31 to September 7, 2011 informed Mathew Mathen, the Secretary of the parish. There will be evening prayer followed by devotional speech everyday at 6.30 PM. Mathai Edayanal Cor Episcopa will
The 100th Activity Meet of St. Gregorios Orthodox Christian Youth Movement Jebel Ali was held on August 28, 2011 after the Holy Qurbana. Vicar Fr. Mathew Varghese presided over the meeting. Fr. Abey Philip led the devotional address. Secretary T. A. Joseph gave felicitation speech. Binu M. Varghese (Vice President)
St.Mary's Indian Orthodox Congregation, a new Indian Orthodox congregation has started in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Metropolitan Issued an order to establish a new congregation in the name of ‘St.Mary’s Orthodox Congregation of Memphis, Tennessee’.Fr. Johnson Punchakonam is appointed as the vicar of the congregation.
The 2nd Annual Diocesan Family Conference of the Diocese of UK, Europe and Africa began on 26 august 2011 at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Manchester, UK. Metropolitan Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios presided over the inaugural meeting. Fr Varghese John, Fr George Samuel and Dr. M.S Alexander gave felicitation speeches.
The ‘Sunthronitho’ of Dr.Joseph Mar Dionysius, Metropolitan of Calcutta Diocese will be held at St Thomas Ashram Chapel, Bhilai on October 26 , 2011. His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicose of the East and Malankara Metropolitan, will be the chief celebrant on the occasion
Two more churches in United Kingdom, St.Thomas's, London and St. Mary's, Bristol had purchased their own church properties recently. Until July 2011, the Diocese of UK-Europe had only only one church owned by Malankara Orthodox Church (St. Gregorios Church, Brockley, London).