Bishops consecrated at Parumala
- From: Sofi Moni
BISHOPS CONSECRATED AT PARUMALA
Most Rev. Dr. Gabriel Ramban, Rev. Ougen Ramban, Rev. Dr. Yuhannon Ramban,
and Rev. Dr. Zachariah Ramban are elevated to the order of Bishops
christened as H.G. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, H.G. Ougen Mar Dionisiyus, H.G.
Yuhannon Mar Chrisosthum, and H.G. Zachariah Mar Theophilos respectively.
The consecration ceremony held at Parumala Seminary Church, today, March
5, 2005 started by 7:00 AM. Malankara Metropolitan, H.H. Moran Mar Baselios
Marthoma Mathews II led the service with the assistance of all the other
Bishops. Thousands of believers attended the consecration.
Immediately after the ordination ceremony the entire church joined
together in felicitating the new metropolitans. Kerala Chief Minister Shri
Oommen Chandy inaugurated the felicitation meeting in the presence of many
other church leaders, political and social leaders. The ceremony came to a
close by 2:30 PM.
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