ICON News/Additional Service begins at Ghala Orthodox Church
- Reported by Liju Cherian <liridol@...>
Additional Service begins at Ghala Orthodox Church
MUSCAT -- From June 8, 2013, Saturday, Orthodox faithful in Ghala church will have an additional service in the morning from 8 am. The maiden Holy Eucharist was led by President/Vicar of Muscat Mar Gregorios Maha Edavaka Fr Joji George Koickalethu.
With this, the Ghala Church will henceforth have 2 weekly services namely on Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
Henceforth, the Holy Eucharist on Saturday evenings at the Maha Edavaka will shift to Sunday evenings from 7 pm as was practise earlier.
Long time Oman resident Dr Chona Thomas, Senior Consultant and Head of Plastic Surgery Service in Oman,spoke on the occasion followed by Fr Joji George.
Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolian HG Pullikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios has expressed his best wishes on the occasion.
Also present on the occasion were Associate Vicar, Fr Binu John Thomas, Fr Thundilgeorge Varghese, Maha Edavaka executive members Hon Trustee T J Joseph, Hon Co-Trustee John Thomas Vadakkedom, Hon Secretary Biju George, Diocese Council member Mathew Ninan Athimoottil, Babu Varghese, Anu Varghese, Reji Philip, and others.