Marthoma Paulose II Visits Aluva Thrikkunnathu Seminary.
Geevarghese Mar Ivanios Metropolitan. This is the Silver Jubilee
Year of HG's Episcopal Consecration (May 15) & 40th year of
Seminary Teaching. HG completes 25 years as Metropolitan of
Kottayam Diocese (Aug. 1). Hearty Prayers & Wishes from M TV.
Diocese annual day celebration and family get-together was
celebrated, at Namakuzhy High School ground on 13-11-10. The
Sports and arts competetions started at 9 a.m. Afternoon there
was a warm reception to The Catholicose HH Baselius Marthoma
Poulose II at Karmelkunnu St. Georg's Church, Mulakulam. The
H.H.Catholicose offered incense at the tomb of Late Joseph Mar
Pachomios, Metropolitan of Kandanad. The Catholicose was
welcomed to the Stage at the school ground by a rally from the
Dr Mar Meletius
visits Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in US.
Yakub Mar Elias
celebrated Holy Qurbana at Abu Dhabi St. George Church and after
the Qurbana, Formal reception to HG on his First Visit to Abu
Dhabi as the Diocesan Metropolitan.
Pampakkuda Namaskaram. Meeting at Pampakkuda St. Johns Church.
Dr. M. Kurian Thomas deliver the keynote Address.
Fr. Poulose T. V.
(Sunil Achan) passed away in a road accident. He was the
Seminary Reesh Last Year. He is from St. Mary's Orthodox Church,
Maikave of Malabar Diocese. Doing his Service at 4 Parishes of
Kannoor Dist. He was a very pleasant and energetic Preist who
got ordained just 6 months ago only.
Dukrono of St.
Gregorios at St. Gregorios Chruch, Southend.
Manthalir St Thomas
Orthodox Youth Movement Conducts a Seminar on Dedication on 2010
November 21st Sunday as the part of 'Trimasa Leharivirutha
Bodhavalkarana Yajnam". Rev Fr P A Philip, Deputy Secretary,
Human Empowerment Department of Malankara Orthodox Church Will
Preside the seminar. A Documentary film U Turn will be projected
after the Seminar.
chairman and former union minister P.C.Thomas visited His
Holiness The Catholicos Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Poulose II
along with party secretary E. P. Mathew and Kerala Management
Congress President Raju K. Markose at Devalokam Aramana. His
Holiness discussed social, religious and political matters with
Kakkanadan elected as President of Aranmula Grama Panchayath. He
is the Member of Holy Innocents orthodox valiyapally, Mezhuveli.
Kottakudy, member of Umminikunnu St. Mary’s Orthodox Maha
Edavaka, Pothanicadu, elected as President of Pothanicadu Grama
Dukrono of st.
Gregorios at Dublin, Ireland.
Capt. Raju Philip
appointed as Community Board President.
Gregorios Orthodox Church celebrated 40th Perunal &
31st October to 7th November 2010. Fr. Kurian Abraham (Ex Vicar)
hoisted the flag. V. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Ramban was the Chief
celbrant on Perunal day. Fr. P.S.Varghese & Fr. K.K.Varghese
delivered the Devoitional speech. The presence of Fr. Aju K
Varghese during perunal was blissful. Dn Mathew Scaria led the
choir group. The leadership of Fr. Sanju John (Vicar), George
Mathew (Trustee), K.G.Saji(Secretary) was behind the succes of
all the programmes.
Kottayam Edition Team visits HH Baselius Paulose II Catholicos
at Devalokam Aramana.
the newly formed Brahmavar Diocese Yakub Mar Elias is in UAE on
a two week maiden visit. HG reached the Abu Dhabi International
Airport at about 9.45 pm. The Metropolitan was received by Fr.
Johnson Daniel, Vicar, St. George Orthodox Cathedral, P. G. Itty
Panicker Cathedral Trustee, A. J. Joy Kutty Cathedral Secretary,
Maneging Committee members ,Association Members, Diocesan
Members and Parishioners. The cathedral premises were ornamented
to welcome the newly consecrated Bishop. The children and the
parishioners lined up with lighted candles to receive the
Shepherd. HG addressed the gathering after the Intercessory
Panchayathu: P. M. Skaria (President)
(Managing commitee member) elected as president of Kelakam Grama
Panjayath. Kannur District.
Suja George (Member
Chengannur Bethel Aramana Church) & Jose Puthuvana (Member of
Chengannur St.Ignatius Cathedral) has been elected as the
Chairperson & Vice chairman of Chengannur Municipality.
pledging loyalty to the newly enthroned Catholicose of the East
and Malankara Metropolitan HH Moran Mar Baselios Paulose II was
presented by Cathedral Secretary AJ Joykutty. The resolution was
supported by Cathedral Trustee PG Itty Panicker. Fr. Johnson
Daniel, Vicar of the Cathedral offered his felicitation and
urged the laity to pray for the Holy Father. HH is the 21st
Malankara Metropolitan and 91st in line to the throne of St.
Thomas, the Apostle to India. Catholica Mangala Ganam was
rendered by the Choir.
Kunnakkurudy St. George Cathedral.
Dukrono of St.
Gregorios at Waterford, Ireland on 6th. Nov. Parishioners from
Dublin, Drogheda, sligo & Cork are united in Waterford St.
in Ireland: Interfaith dialogue organized by Islamic Cultural
Centre in Ireland, together with Christian Church leaders at
Clonskagh centre on 3rd November in Dublin, Ireland. Fr. Koshy
Vaidyan represented the Oriental Orthodox Churches.
OVBS 2010 conducted
at Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Bilaspur. Dn. Mathew Scraia (Ranju)
from STOTS Nagpur led the song session and classes. Fr. Sanju
John (Vicar), V.Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Ramban, Fr. Kurian Abraham,
Fr. P.S. Varghese, Fr. K.K. Varghese, Fr. Aju K. Varghese, Mrs.
Suni Fred (Headmistress) were the other leaders of the OVBS.
The feast of St.
Gregorios of Parumala was celebrated on the 6th and 7th of
November in Auckland St. Dionysius Indian Orthodox Church. The
feast commenced on Saturday, the 6th of November with the
Evening Prayer, following the Penkisa of Parumala thirumeni.
Afterwards, the Speech was delivered by Mr. Anil Peter, Lecturer
of Auckland University which was followed by the ceremonious
procession and benediction. On Sunday, the 7th of November, the
Morning prayer (Penkisa) was followed by the Holy Qurbana
celebrated by the Vicar Rev. Fr. Shinu K. Thomas. The faithful
took part in the final procession and benediction.
Namita Mary Mathew,
secured 1st Rank in M.Phil Environmental
Technology from Pondicherry Central University. , She is the
wife of Mathai T. Varghese (St. Mary’s Orthodox Church
Valanjavattom) and daughter of Prof. Ipe Mathew and Late. Mrs
Sophy John Venkadathu House, Manarcadu.
Nov. 8, 2010
Memorial Feast of
Stephanos Mar Theodosius at St. Thomas Asram Bhilai.
Kochy Diocese: Reception to Newly
Elected Panchayath Members at Mulamthuruthy.
Dr Mar Yulios gets rousing reception in
Muscat By Liju Cherian (M TV). Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese
Mar Yulios Metropolitan was the chief celebrant at the trimass
for the Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church (MGOC) Muscat harvest and
parish day celebrations on Friday. Malankara Orthodox theologian
and octagenarian Dr T J Joshua was honoured on the occasion.
Earlier, on November 4, Dr Yulios was accorded a grand welcome
upon arrival at the Muscat International Airport and felicitated
at the St Thomas Church. His Grace took part in the evening
prayers, felicitation function and the rasa that followed.
Vicars of CSI and Mar Thoma Church in Oman along with Rev Fr
James Geevarghese, Vicar, MGOC, Rev Fr Jiju John and Rev Fr
Varghese George also attended in the presence of MGOC managing
OVBS conducted at
Ahmedabad church lead by Dn. Lijo John (STOTS, Nagapur). Fr.
Joji George (vicar), Fr. George Varghese (Asst. Vicar) Anil
(Sunday School Headmaster), Mrs. Annie Mampallil (supridentant),
Joppen are the other leaders of the OVBS.
108th Feast of
St. Gregorios of Parumala was celebrated at Abu Dhabi St.George
Orthodox Cathedral on 4th and and 5th November. Prior to the
perunnal a 5 days convention was conducted from 30th October
2010. Rev.Fr. Jacob John delivered the spiritual messages. The
celebration started with evening prayer and procession on 4th
followed by Holy Qurbana and benediction on 5th. Nercha was
distributed for all the parishners which was unniyappam and
Indian Orthodox church conducted the OVBS on 23rd October 2010
at All Saints Church, Southend on Sea, Essex.
Nov. 5, 2010
Memorial Feast of
Dr. Sthephanos Mar Theodosius at St. Thomas Asramam,
Reception to HH
The Catholicos at Puthuppally St. George Church.
Hon. High Court
allowed Fr. Thomas Paul Ramban to offer incense at Kothamangalam
Marthoman Cheriapally cemetry on Nov. 6, Saturday 10-11 am for
his father's (M. T. Paulose, Maracheril) second death
Nov. 4, 2010
Marthoma Paulose II visits Tomb of HH Baselius Paulose I
HH Baselius Marthoma Paulose II visit to Home Parish.
Reception to HH
The Catholicos Paulose II at Kunnamkulam.