Updates from Malankara Syriac Voice
- Ireland Jacobite Syrian Family Conference starts today
IRELAND: This year's Ireland Jacobite Syrian Family Conference will be held at Esker Monastery at County Galwe on Sep 19 & 20. Chief Guest of the Conference will be Catholicose H.B Dr. Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I.
Metropolitans Their Graces Dr. Mor Gregorios Joseph (Secretary Holy
Episcopal Synod, Metropolitan of Diocese of Kochi), Dr. Mor Coorilos
Geevarghese (Metropolitan of Dioceses of Niranam & UK) and Mor Dioscorus
Kuriakose (Metropolitan of Diocese of Ireland) will be the Guests of Honour.
Raffle Draw of St. Mary's JSOC, South Florida, Miami postponed
MIAMI, USA: The Raffle Draw planned to conduct on September, 2009 at St.
Mary's JSOC, South Florida, Miami, USA is postponed to December 24, 2009 due to some technical reasons. More details can be had from Mr. John Thomas (Blesson)954-682-2323 954-682-2323
Feast Of St. Baselios Yeldho ('Kanni' 20 Perunnal at St. Mary's JSO
Church, Sydney, Australia
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The feast of St. Baselios Yeldho will be celebrated at St. Mary's JSO Church, Lidcombe, Australia(http://www.stmaryssydney.com) on October 4, 2009. Holy Qurbono will start at 3. 15 pm followed by the afternoon prayer. Those who wish to submit intercessory prayer request may contact Managing Committee members. Click http://www.malankarasyriacvoice.com/News/australia%20notice%2009.jpg to read Programme Notice/Invitation
Feast of St. Baselios Yeldho at Mor Baselios Yeldho JSO Church,
BRISTOL, UK: The feast of St. Baselios Yeldho *Maphriyono,* entombed at
Kothamangalam Marthomman Cheriapally, at Mor Baselios Yeldho JSOC, Bristol, UK (http://www.jsocbristol.com) will be celebrated on October 3 & 4. The anniversary celebrations of the Spiritual Organisations of the church also will be held. Patriarchal Vicar for UK, His Eminence Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese will be the chief celebrant of this year's perunnal. Vicar Fr. Peter Kuriakose and the members will give a grand reception to the metropolitan on Oct 3, Saturday, at 5.00 PM. Dr. Mor Coorilos will celebrate Holy Qurbono on Oct 4, Sunday. Details can be had from Fr. Peter Kuriakose (07828973076), Mr. Nelson (01179155016), Mr. Shaji (07886360688) & Mr. Varghese Jacob (07877094198) Click
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Ettu Nombu Perunnal & Dukhrono of Baselios Paulose II Catholicose
at Abardeen St. George JSOC on Sep 20
ABARDEEN: Ettu Nombu Perunnal & Dukhrono of Late Lamented Catholicose
Baselios Paulose II, entombed at Malecuriz Dayaro, at St. George JSOC, here, will be celebrated on Sep 20, Sunday. The feast will be conducted at St. Clement's Episcopal Church, Mastric Drive. Vicar Fr. Geevarghese Thandayath will celebrate Holy Qurbono following the Morning Prayer at 11.45 AM.
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St. Paul's JSO Church, Pennsylvania consecrated
PENNSYLVANIA: St. Paul's Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church was consecrated on May 28, 29 by Metropolitans Dr. Mor Severios Abraham
(Ankamali), Mor Themotheos Thomas (Kottayam), Mor Milithios Yuhanon (Thumpamon) and Mor Theethoos Yeldho (North America). The church was established in the year 1999 and the new church was constructed under the able leadership of present vicar Fr. Joy John. Earlier on May 28, the metropolitans were welcomed at the church premises by the vicar and faithful.
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Centenary Celebration of Metropolitan Ordination of St. Athanasius Paulose, 'Valiya Thirumeni of Malankara' concluded at Akaparambu Mor Sabor Afroth JSO Cathedral on June 13, Sunday
ANGAMALY: Centenary Celebration of Metropolitan Ordination of St. Athanasius Paulose, 'Valiya Thirumeni of Malankara' concluded at Akaparambu Mor Sabor Afroth JSO Cathedral on June 13, Sunday. H.B Catholicose Dr. Baselios Thomas I lead the Holy Penta Mass at the Cathedral. Metropolitans Their Graces Dr. Mor Severios Abraham, Dr. Mor Ivanios Mathews, Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose, Mor Athanasius Elias, Mor Aphrem Mathews, Mor Eusebios Kuriakose, Dr. Mor Clemis Kuriakose & Mor Philaxinos Zacharias assisted.
Lots of priests and thousands of faithful attended the function
The public meeting was inaugurated by H.B Catholicos Dr. Baselios Thomas I. Dr. Mor Severios Abraham presided over the function. Honourable Minister S. Sharma inaugurated the distribution of endowment. Mor Athanasius Elias, UDF convenor Commander P. P Thankachan, K. P Dhanapalan MP, Church Secretry Bar Etho M'hero Thampu George Thukalan, Block Panchayath President K. J Issac & Vicar of Catholic Church Rev Fr. Thomas Pynadath spoke during the occasion. Rev Fr Poulose Arakkaparambil, Vicar of the Cathedral, Rev Fr. Varghese V Areekkal, Jacob Kooren & T.I Elias Thombra coordinated the function.
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Report from Manorama
Kalkurishu of St. Gregorios JSO Church, Thottupuram, Koothattukulam Consecrated
KOOTHATTUKULAM: Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose consecrated the new "Kalkurissu" of St. Gregorios JSO Church Koothattukulam assisted by Rev Fr Abey Elanganamattom . Mor Theophilose Offered Holy Mass at
the church before consecration
New regional council elected for the patriarchal vicariate of United Kingdom
LONDON: A new regional council has elected for the patriarchal vicariate of UK at St Johns Church, Bethel Green, London. Patriarchal Vicar of United Kingdom H.G Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese presided over the meeting. One representative from each church is included in
the regional council which brought the council strength to 36.
The new office bearers are,
Rev. Fr Raju Cheruvallil (Clergy Secretary)
Rev. Fr Geevarghese Thandayath (UK Regional Secretary)
Mr. Raju Velamkala (Joint Secretary)
Mr Gibi Andrews (Treasurer)
Dr. Mor Coorilos has given the permission to select representatives to the regional council from the new congregations which are going to start in UK.
It was also decided in the meeting, that the second UK regional family conference will be held on Sep 11 & 12 at St Ignatius Elias III JSO Church, Belfast. A joint meeting of the UK regional council and the Belfast church managing committee will be held on Jun 19 at the church to elect a governing body for the second UK regional family conference.
World Christian Conference of Migrants in Denmark concluded
Rev. Fr. Eldhose Vattaparambil represented Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church
DENMARK: Three days longed World Christian Conference of Migrants in Denmark concluded on June 12, Saturday. The conference was conducted at Middlefart Hotel, Denmark. The conference was organised by National Council of Churches in Denmark. Delegates from 26 countries participated. Rev. Fr. Eldhose Vattaparambil represented Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church. The theme of this year's conference was 'Make Youngsters the believers of Christ'. National Council of Churches in Denmark was founded in 2004, as a merger of the Ecumenical Council of Denmark founded in 1939, and the Council of Danish Churches founded
Dr. Mor Ivanios Mathews ordained four Seminarians as Deacons
KOOTHATTUKULAM: Metropolitan Dr. Mor Ivanios Mathews ordained four
Seminarians as deacons at Beth Hoobo Centre, here. Dn. Eldho Thomas was ordained as Youfdhyokono and Bros. Santhosh Varghese Thattalil, Reji Kolencherry and Binu Varghese Mannathoor were ordained as Korooyo. Very Rev. Thomas Kuppamala Cor Episcopa, Fr. Varghese Panachiyil, Fr. Prince Mannathoor, Fr. Boby Tharayil assisted Metropolitan.