*"Tell the Israelites: When you come into the land I'm giving you, the land will celebrate a year to honor the LORD''*
Dear faithful in Christ,
By the Grace of God, it is decided to celebrate the concluding
function of the Silver Jubilee Year Celebrations and Christmas Program on 13th & 14th of December 2008 at St.Mary's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, #13, Queen's Road, Bangalore -52.
The Jacobite congregation has been active in Bangalore since the
early fifties of the last century, functioning under the Holy See of Antioch and all the East. A place of worship was established in 1983. This Silver Jubilee Celebration commemorates a milestone in the history and activities of the Jacobites in Bangalore.
Our Catholicos H.B Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas 1st, our Diocesan &
Kottayam Diocesan Metropolitan H.G Thomas Mor Themotheos, Cochin Diocesan Metropolitan & Secretary to the Holy Synod H.G Joseph Mor Gregorios, Simhasana Churches Metropolitan H.G Kuriakose Mor Diaoscoros, Assistant Metropolitan of our Dioceses H.G. Pathrose Mor Osthatheos and former Vicars will grace the celebrations.
We are glad to inform you that we will be felicitating Commander
K.J.George, MLA and Former Minister, Govt.of Karnataka.
Dr. J. Alexander, IAS (Retd) and Former Minister, Govt. of
Karnataka and Bareetho Naseeho Commander T. John, Former Minister, Govt. of Karnataka have consented to be the Guests of Honour.
On this auspicious occasion, we the members of the Managing Committee
and Silver Jubilee Committee of the St.Mary's Cathedral, have great pleasure in inviting you with family to our celebrations. Looking forward to your prayerful participation and presence in all the programs to make this milestone a memorable event to cherish for years to come.
5.30p.m Flag Hoisting & Evening Prayer
6.00p.m Christmas Carol eve & Message by H.G Joseph Mor Gregorios Metropolitan
7.30a.m Morning Prayer
8.30a.m Holy Penta Mass (Celebrants - Catholicos & Metopolitans)
11.00a.m Public Meetting
Yours in Christ
Fr.Geevargis George Pulayath
1.1st Service (7.00a.m to 8.00a.m ) is cancelled on 14th December due to Silver Jubilee Celebrations.
2. During the public function, the following charitable activities will be initiated for the poor and needy.
a) Financial help to 3 deserving persons for construction of houses
b) Financial help for 10 deserving girls for their marriage
c) Distribution of sewing machines to 25 deserving women in the High Range area of Kerala