K. M. Mathew Memorial Stamp.
Pathetic state of Orthodox church in
Chickmagalur, a blot on the community.
Board of St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur
met at the Seminary Campus on 28th July 2011 under the
leadership of Geevarghese mar Coorilose (Working president
of STOTS). Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Dr. Abraham Mar
Seraphim also graced the meeting.
session of STOTS Satsangh was held on 26th July after the
evening prayer. the meeting was presided over by Geevarghese
Mar Coorilos (Metropolitan of Mumbai Diocese). Geevarghese
Mar Yulios also Graced the Occasion. Rev Fr. Alexander Atty
- Dean of St. Vladmir's Seminary, USA was the Chief Guest
and the resource person.. the Topic for discussion was 'the
Blood Donation Camp of STOTS was organized under the aegis
of the Jeevan Jyoti Blood Bank. almost all the faculties and
students and staff supported this noble cause by donating
their blood. Photo
Meet 2011 of St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary (STOTS)
was inaugurated by the Principal Fr. Dr. Bijesh Philip. The
first event was a Volley Ball match between Mt. Zion Group
and Mt. Tabor Group. The Mt. Tabor Group won the toss and
chose Court. In the nail-biting series Mt. Zion defeated Mt.
Tabor gaining the first two set. The next Volley ball Match
will be on 29th July 2011, held between Mt. Ararat Group and
Mt. Olive Group. The First Badminton Match will be held on
26th July 2011 at 6:15am between Mt. Zion and Mt. Carmel.
Divyabodhanam Convocation at USA.
Seraphim meets Andhra CM Kiran Reddy, submits memorandum.
Assumption Of The Holy Virgin Mary, Mother Of God
at St. Mary's Cheriapally, Kottayam.
Orthodox Fellowship in Hitec
City, Hyderabad inaugurated.
Babu Kuzhimattam appointed as Chairman of
Funeral of Dr. Mani Jacob on Saturday 2 pm
at Puthenpally, Kottayam.
Fr. Job Memorial Liturgical Music Context
organized by OCYM Vadakkanmannoor Unit, Kottayam Diocese.
Joshy Kurian (Member of St. Gregorios
Church, Njaliakuzhy, Kottayam) selected as Kanyaka Minnale
Best Reporter award.
July 28, 2011
Thumpamon Diocese has set up a de-addiction drama group.
They have visited and played the drama in every nook and
corner of Pathanamthitta District. They are plannig to vist
all the districts of Kerala State. email:
Dr Joseph Mar
Dionysius inaugurated KG College MGOCSM 2011 -12 programmes.
M TV Photos
Theertham (Publication of
KG College MGOCSM Unit),
July 27, 2011
HH Ignatius Peter III Patriarch & Mar Gregorios (HH
Ignatius Abdulla Patriarch) with Arch Bishop of
Canterbury. Source: Antioch & Canterbury, William Herny
Taylor, Gorgias Press, New Jersey, 2005.
Dr Mathews Mar
Thimothios made his pastoral visit to the St Thomas Indian
Orthodox Church of Dublin, Ireland on 24 July 2011. Fr Koshy
Vaidyan, Vicar, along with members of the parish welcomed
the Metropolitan. Mar Thimothios celebrated Holy Qurbana and
Fr. Koshy Vaidyan, The Very Reverend Archimandrite Deiniol,
the administrator of Wales Orthodox Mission and Rev. David
Lonergan, Vicar, Antiochian Orthodox Church of Ireland and a
large number of faithful attended. After the Holy Qurbana
Mar Thimothios addressed the gathering at a meeting.
Metropolitan met with various religious leaders of different
Christian denominations in Ireland.
St. George OSC,
Karugunda (Brahmavar Diocese) is facing difficult financial
difficulties to construct a church.
Request from Vicar.
Kalpana by Yuhanon Mar
Polycarpose to OCYM Units about U Turn.
Diocesan Assembly 2011.
Bible Study by
Fr. T. J. Joshua.
Silver Jubilee of Fr. Idicula M. Chandy (Nilackal Diocese).
(Publication of Thumpamon Diocese OCYM),
is released on 24th July 2011 at OCYM Annual Conference,
held at Attachakal Mar Philoxenos Orthodox Valiya Pally, by
Youhanon Mar Polycarpos.
(Publication of OCYM Mar Aprem Church, Thottackad),
June 2011 (Special
Edition about Fr. K. K. George Plapparampil).
July 2011 (Special
Edition about Fr. P. M. Philipose Puthettukaduppil).
Dr. Mani Jacob (General Secretary AIACHE) passed away.
News Times of India
Christian Persecution Update India
by Jacob Kurian Onattu (Manorama).
Condolence Message by
HH The Catholicos.
Bishop's visit to Belfast St. Gregorios Church. Consecration of Altar.
Photos M TV
Scripture Readings of
Devotional Thoughts for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost -
24th July 2011 by Jose Kurian Puliyeril.
July 26, 2011
75th Birth Day of Kuriakose Mar Clemis on
Catholicate Day Collection of Brahmavar
The first Orthodox Pygmies.
MGOCSM Diaspora Secretary visit Muscat Maha
Edavaka, calls to develop Student
Movement as a model project.
Kalpana from Geevarghese Mar Coorilos.
Dr. Mani Jacob (General
Secretary AIACHE) passed away. The All India Association for
Christian Higher Education (AIACHE) is a professional
Association of over 350 Church-related higher educational
institutions in India. Founded in 1967 by Fr. Paul Varghese
(Dr. Paulos Mar Gregorios) & Fr. T. A. Mathias SJ.
A Prophet with a Smile by Dr. Mani Jacob (An Article
about Dr. Paulos Mar Gregorios).
OCYM Thumpamon Diocese Annual conference &
Release of the Magazine.
July 25, 2011
MOSC Thumpamon Diocese. Mar Baselius
Gregorios Mercy Home, Perunthenaruvi. Brochure:
Samashti (An EcoFriendly Retreat & Camp
Site), Maramon. Brochure:
Ministry of Human Empowerment.
federation seeks single window for kidney donation.
Christian are we? by
of Mar Dioscoros. Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Mar Dioscoros by
OCYM Trivandrum Diocese.
New Project of
Trivandrum Diocese. New Building for St. Thomas Hostel at
July 23, 2011
Memorial Feast of Geevarghese Mar
Dioscoros at Holy Trinity Ashram, Ranny. M TV
TV Video Gregorian
Memorial Speech by Dr. Gabriel Mar
Gregorios. M TV Video
Memorial Speech by Fr. Shalu Lukose.
Gregorian TV Video
Geevarghese Mar Yulios goes high-tech, uses iPad at Diocesan
Marian Play Home (Special School for the
Mentally Challenged Children). The School bagged One Brons
Medal in the Special Olympics of the Special School
Children. Gabriel Mar Gregorios felicitate the child. Marian
Play Home run by Martha Mariam Samajam of the TVM Diocese.
Trivandrum Diocese. Navajyothi MOMS Training Programme.
Mar Gregorios Karunya Nilayam launching of Karunya Swachanda
Mandiram at Kottayam.
News & Photos
July 22, 2011
Alexios Mar Theodosius by Mathews Mar Ivanios Parettu.
Letter about Bethany Ashram written by Mar Theodosius.
Mar Seraphim lends a new meaning to Andhra Mission.
"invitation" on the ecclesiology statement from an Orthodox,
Indian perspective by Fr. Dr. Jacob Kurian.
Prayer For The
Faithful Departed And The Invocation Of Saints by
Fr. Dr. Jacob Kurian.
Divya Sandesam. Sermon by Fr. Varghese
Orthodox Priest fasts to donate his kidney.
News report about Fr. Santhosh George in Khaleej Times,
a leading English News paper in the Gulf.
Malankara Sabha Pathrika.
E. K. Varghese
(93, member of St. Mary’s Church Panayampala, also an active
member of St. George Orthodox Center Parathode, Kanjirapally)
has been called to eternal life on 21-7-2011. He served
Sunday School as a teacher and inspector for more than
seventy years. Funeral will be held on 23-7-2011 at St.
Mary’s Orthodox Church, Panayamballa. Mar Athanasios will be
leading the funeral service. He is survived by Shaji K.
Varghese (member St Mary’s Orthodox Church Montcalir NJ,
Shabu A. Varghese (member St. Gregorious Orthodox Church
Tampa) and Shyla George Joseph (memebr St. Gregorious
Orthodox Church Clifton NJ).
July 21, 2011
Memorial Feast of
Alexios Mar Theodosius & Yuhanon Mar Athanasius at Bethany Ashram on Aug. 5-6.
Memorial Feast of Geevarghese Mar
Dioscoros at Ranny Holy Trinity Ashram on July 23. Flag
Clergy Meeting of Nilackal Diocese.
Dr Mar Seraphim lauds Bengaluru youth,
urges them to focus on spiritual life.
Bible study by Fr. Dr. T. J. Joshua.
OCYM Annual Conference at Delhi.
St. Thomas Day Celebrations at Melbourn.
News about Fr. Santhosh George.
Rashtra Deepika News.
Photo by Hindu Daily.
P. H. Kurian IAS (Member of St. Thomas
Church, S. Pampady, Kottayam) appointed Kerala IT Secretary.
Prof. M. P. Varghese passed away.
Condolence Message from HH The Catholicos.
K. S. Radhakrishnan (Best Friend of MOSC)
will appointed as PSC Chairman.
July 20, 2011
Feast of Prophet Mar Elia.
Diocese approves salary revision for priests.
Alexander, a very distinguished retired statesman of our
Country as well as a former Governor of Maharashtra and Tamilnadu and a distinguished son of Malankara Orthodox
Syrian Christian Church which he belovedly nurtured through
faith and action, is critically ill and is
admitted at Madras Medical Mission. Let us keep this noble
soul in our prayers that he may find peace, healing and
God's mercy and Grace.
M. Daniel celebrated his Priesthood Silver Jubilee in
Scripture Readings of July 17.
for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost - 17th July 2011 by Jose