Feast of Saint, Mor Baseliose Eldho was celebrated at St. Basil's Syriac Orthodox Church, Boston, Massachusetts, on October 2 and 3rd. Very Rev. Fr. Abraham Thomas Vazhayil corepiscopa (St. Stephen's Knanaya church, Maynard), was the chief celebrant on both days. Rev. Fr. Punnoose Abraham (St. Stephen's Knanaya church), Rev. Fr. Binoy Thomas (St. (Stephen's Knanaya church), Rev. Fr. Saji P. Thomas (Archdiocese of Syriac Orthodox Church of Eastern US), Rev. Fr. Anton Sabha (St. Mathew's Syriac Orthodox Church, W. Roxbury), vicar Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Jacob, Dn. Moncy Jacob and Dn. Anup Kuruvilla (St. Stephen's Knanaya church) assisted the chief celebrant. Rev. Fr. Saji P. Thomas gave message on both days from the life of Mor Baseliose Eldho.
Faithful from different parts of the United States, including, Texas, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Main, attended the feast at St. Baseliose. The official website of the St. Basil's church was inaugurated after the H. Qurbono, by Rev. Fr. Anton Sabha of St. Mathew's Syriac Orthodox Church, W. Roxbury. The Church received several prayer requests through the website and those prayers, along with other requests received in the church, were remembered in a special intercessory prayer conducted in the church during the feast of St. Baseliose Eldho. The H. Qurbono was followed by `nercha' and lunch for all the faithful attended.
SOCM News Bureau, Boston, MA