It is with great pleasure, we inform you that the 'Owner' of SOCM
Forum, Mr. Thomas Daniel (Reji) Cheppad, will be officially receiving
his "Chevalier" decoration on Friday, 15th February 2008, at
Manjanikkara Church. The Catholicose of Jacobite Church, H.B. Baselius
Thomas I will be decorating him at the public meeting held at
Mr. Thomas Daniel was being declared as a Chevalier by H.H. Ignatius
Zakka I, The Patriarch of Antioch & All the East one year back, but
due to his work commitments abroad, he was unable to receive it earlier.
Mr. Thomas Daniel is from Karimpanakkal family in Cheppadu, Ramapuram,
Aleppey District and belongs to St. George Jacobite Church, Cheppadu.
He is married with Shaila and having three kids; and is presently working in a Gulf Country. He had theological education at Manjanikkara Dayaro(Under Madappat H.G. Yulios Yacoob) and at Malelcruz Dayaro (under H.G. Yacoob Mor Themotheos). Many Bishops and priests of Jacobite Church are his colleagues and/or senior or junior students at these dayaro.
On behalf of SOCM Moderators and Members, we congratulate Mr. Thomas
Daniel on this auspicious occasion. We do appreciate his sincere and
dedicated services rendered to the Jacoibte Church, which was promptly
acknowledged by the Church hierarchy. Even one Orthodox Church member
once acknowledged his work for the Church as "24 x 7 days" in a week.
May God Almigty bless him and his family abundantly and use him for
the service of the Jacobite Church.
SOCM FORUM MODERATORS.