The 'Oxios' call from thousands of people and priests of Malankara Knanaya Archdiocese witnessed the 'Sunthroneeso' service of the Auxiliary Metropolitans Mor Ivanios Kuriakose and Mor Silvanos Ayoub.
The Sunthroneeso service was held under the leadership of Catholicose H.B. Aboon Mor Baselius Thomas I, and was assisted by Their Eminences Mor Sevarios Kuriakose-Archbishop of Knanaya Archdiocese, Mor Gregorios Kuriakose-Metropolitan of Kallisseri area.
On Tuesday 17 June 2008 at 08.3050 am, new metropolitans arrived at Cochin International Airport where they were given a rousing reception by hundred of people from all walks of life.
The new metropolitans then proceeded to Mamamangalam St. Mary�s Knanaya Church and proceed to St. Jacob�s Knanaya Church. On the way to Chigavanam the metropolitans offered prayers at the tomb of Mor Geevarghese Sevarios at Kottayam Valiya Pally and on arrival at Chigavanam at the tomb of Mor Clemis Abraham Vayala.
A rousing welcome given to the new metropolitans at Chingavanam Dayara. A public meeting held at the St. Jhon�s Knanaya Church was presided by the Archbishop Mor Savarious Kuriakose. Catholicos Baselius Thomas-I innagurated the meeting and Chneganasery Archbishop Mar Joseph Perunthottam blessed the meeting.
Mor Gregorios Kuriakos, Kerala minister Moncy Joseph, C.S.I bishop Rev. Thomas Samuvel, Marthoma bishop Rev. Dr, Issac Mar Pelaxinos, M.lL.As V.N Vasavan, Raju Abraham, Thomas Chalikkadan, C.F Thomas,Nattakam Grama Panchyath President Nattakam Suresh, Church secretary Babu Joseph, Trusty Mohan Jacob, Sabu Thottunkal, Fr. K.K. Jacob were given the facilitation speeches.
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