Bona Khyamtha - Happy Easter
- Member churches of KCC in the Gulf Zone are all set to celebrate Easter this year by involving in a devotional musical evening on Tuesday April 2nd from 6 - 9.30 PM at Dubai Mar Thoma Church, Jebel Ali. Known as Bona Khyamtha (Happy Easter), the program has already triggered great interest and enthusiasm from participants and attendees. Bona Khyamtha is a combination of two words, bona in European languages means Happy and Khyamtha or Khyamtho in eastern or western Syriac respectively means Resurrection.
Other programs on the day include: Easter Egg painting competition for children under 16 in 3 age groups, release of Ecclesia (in house magazine of KCC Gulf Zone) and inauguration of Website. With the blessings of KCC President H. G. Dr Gabriel Mar Gregorios Metropolitan, the KCC Gulf Zone Committee and Bona Khyamtha Sub Committees are putting up strenuous efforts under the leadership of President Rev Fr T.J. Johnson. Their Graces Mathews Mar Theodosius (Metropolitan of Idukki Diocese, MOSC), Paulose Mar Ireneus (Metropolitan of Kozhikode Diocese, Jacobite), Joshua Mar Nicodemos (Metropolitan of Nilakkal Diocese, MOSC), Mathews Mar Ivanios (Metropolitan of Kandanad Diocese, Jacobite) as well as V Rev Dr Cherian Thomas (Former Vicar General, Marthoma Church) and Dr Tiju Thomas (Honorable Consul, Indian Consulate) are the Guests of Honor. Mr Saji Thomas Daniel (MD, Cargo Care Shipping) will be felicitated during the function.
Kindly keep upholding the program in your prayers.
BONA KHYAMTHA to all!
Babu Kurian Puliyeril, Dubai