News From: IndianOrthodox@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2008 5:41 PM
I am reporting a very unfortunate incident. His Grace Dr. Thomas Mar
Makarios was involved in a road traffic accident today (Saturday) on
his way to Newcastle airport (UK).The injuries are multiple rib
fractures and severe chest injuries. HG is admitted in Newcastle
general Hospital and is in critical condition. Let us all pray
earnestly for the speedy recovery.
From: Dr. Sen Kallumpuram
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2008 5:35 PM
Dear ICON members,
Our beloved Makarios Thirumeni has met with a serious car accident near
Sunderland, UK today evening(5th Jan 2008). HG is in a critical condition at
New Castle General Hospital, Newcastle, UK. Please pray for a speedy
Today HG had declared a new parish in Sunderland, in grand function attended
by eminent people from various churches and other dignitaries. The accident
happened while he was coming back from the function.
This trip of Thirumeni was a great success in terms of strengthening all our
parishes in UK and Ireland, we had the first zonal diocesan meeting at
Birmingham and all our Achens and Thirumeni had a chance to meet with H.E
The Arch Bishop of Canterbury. let's all pray for a H.G's quick recovery.
Dr. Sen Kallumpuram
St Thomas' Indian Orthodox Church, London
From: Dr.BINU MATHEW K.THOMAS
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2008 5:17 PM
Let us join together in praying for His.Grace.Thomas
Mar Makarios Metropolitan of the Malankara Orthodox
church who is in Critical condition after sustaining
injuries following a road traffic accident at New
Castle, England today evening. If my information is
correct His grace is currently in the operation
theatre. Mar Makarios was on his annual episcopal
visit to UK, Ireland and other European countries on
the last few days.
Dr.Binu MK Thomas
Belfast MarThoma Congregation.
ICON Moderators' Note: We request all members remember our beloved Makarios
thirumeni in our prayers for his speedy recovery.