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    Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese addressed the CCA Pre-Assembly in Malaysia. KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Metropolitan of Niranam, Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese
    Message 1 of 17 , Apr 13, 2010
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      Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese addressed the CCA Pre-Assembly in Malaysia.

      KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Metropolitan of Niranam, Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese addressed the Pre-Assembly forum for people living with HIV and AIDS at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia yesterday, April 12, 2010. Mor Coorilos gave a theological presentation on Christian Care for People
      Living with HIV-AIDS. The Pre-Assembly forum was attended by 60 people comprising of bishops, church leaders, theologians, medical professionals, counsellors and people living with HIV and AIDS. Mor Coorilos will also address the Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia on the 19th. The Assembly will commence on the 14th and will conclude on the 21st. Mor Coorilos is also representing the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church at the Assembly and His Grace is also one of the resource persons for the Assembly as well as pre-assembly meetings.

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      Greek Melkite Catholic Patriarch His Beatitude Gregorios III Laham visits His Holiness at Patriarchal Monastery, Damascus

      His Beatitude was accompanied by the Pontifical Mission commissioned by Pope Benedict XIV

      MA`ARAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS: Greek Melkite Catholic Patriarch of Lebanon, His Beatitude Gregorios III Laham visited His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas at St. Ephraim's Patriarchal Monastery here on April 11, Sunday. His Beatitude is accompanied by the members of Pontifical Mission in the Middle East. His Eminence Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Cardinal Secretary of Vatican State is leading the Mission. Their Eminences Metropolitans of Greek Melkite Catholic Patriarchate is accompanying the Patriarch. The delegation was welcomed by Metropolitans Their Eminences Mor Philoxenos Mathias
      Nayis (Patriarchal Assistant) and Mor Dionysius Yuhanon Kawaq Director - Patriarchal Office) at the monastery. The Pontifical Mission is commissioned by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIV to study the situation of Christians in Middle East. Cardinal Bertone referred the ecumenical relations between the churches in Middle East as a model to the whole world. His Beatitude Gregorios III Laham briefed His Holiness about his recent visit to Malankara to attend the Syro -
      Malankara Rite Metropolitan consecration of four monks held at Trivandrum on March 13, 2010.
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------Golden Jubilee celebration of Priesthood of Thekkattil Very Rev. T. C Abraham Cor Episcopa on April 17, Saturday at Ranni St. Mary's JSO Simhasana Church His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I will inaugurate the celebrations.

      RANNI: Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the priesthood of one of senior most priests in Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Very Rev. Thekkattil T C Abraham Cor Episcopa will be held at St. Mary's JSO Simhasana Church, here on April 17, Saturday. His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios
      Thomas I will inaugurate the celebrations at YMCA Auditorium here.

      Metropolitan of Simhasana Churches and Institutions in India and Abbott of Manjanikkara Dayaro, Mor Dionysius Geevarghese will preside over. Archbishop Mor Severios Kuriakose will inaugurate the Golden Jubilee Endowment. Bar Etho Briro Dr. D. Babu Paul will be chief speaker. Metropolitans Their Graces Geevarghese Mar Athanasius Episcopa (Ranni Nilakkal Diocese, Marthoma Church), Mor Gregorios Kuriakose (Kallisserry Region of Knanaya Jacobite Archdiocese),
      Mor Theodosius Mathews (Kollam Diocese), Mor Athanasius Geevarghese
      (Metropolitan of Simhasana Churches), Mor Ivanios Kuriakose (Ranni Region), Mor Barnabas Geevarghese (Spiritual Organizations) will deliver benedictory speeches. Anto Antony MP, Raju Abraham MLA, Joseph M Puthusserry MLA, Fr. Dr. Bensy Mathew Kizhakkethil, P N Neelakandan Namboothiri and other dignitaries will speak on the ocassion.

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      Edavaka Sangamam and Faith Proclamation Rally held at St. Mary's JSO Church, VarikkoliHis Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I
      inaugurated

      BASELIOS PAULOSE II NAGAR, VARIKKOLI: Thousands of faithful
      proclaimed the true faith, viz. Antiochian faith on April 11, Sunday at St. Mary's JSO Church here. His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I inaugurated the Edavaka Sangamam and Faith Proclamation Rally. Rev. Fr. Thomas Mureekkan, Vicar welcomed the dignitaries and faithful. Diocesan Metropolitan His Grace Dr. Mor Ivanios Mathews presided over the function. Hon. Minister S Sharma inaugurated the House Construction Scheme of Elias III Charitable Society. Holy Episcopal Synod Secretary His Grace Mor Gregorios Joseph delivered
      the benedictory speech. Metropolitan of Simhasana Churches and Institutions in India, His Grace Mor Athanasius Geevarghese honoured the former vicars of the church. K P Dhanapalan MP, M M Monayi MLA, Haji T H Musthafa Ex Minister, Bar Etho M'hero Thampu George Thukalan, Bar Etho Kashiro George Mathew Thekkethalakkal, Very Rev. Panachiyil Thomas Cor Episcopa, Rev. Fr. Sleeba Paul Vattavelil and others spoke on the occasion. General Convenor V E Thomas Velloor
      delivered vote of thanks.

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      Kolkata parish bids farewell to three of our deacons

      KOLKATA: Three of our Deacons, viz. Rev. Dn. Jolly Abraham (Kottayam Diocese), Rev. Dn. Libin Kuriakose (Kottayam Diocese) and Rev. Dn. Christo C. Kurien (Knanaya Arch Diocese) have very successfully completed their B.D. programme from the Serampore University through the Bishops College in Kolkata and they are returning to Kerala shortly for serving our great Church.

      During their four year stay in Kolkata, they were active in all the programmes of the St. Mary's JSO Church (Kolkata Parish). In order to bid farewell to them, the Parish held a meeting in the Church immediately after the Holy Qurbono on Sunday, the 11th April 2010. Rev. Fr. (Dr.) K. P. Aleaz, the senior most Professor of the Bishops College and the member priest of the Kolkata Parish was also present in the meeting. The Vicar, Rev. Fr. Philipose Abraham, detailed the contributions made by the Deacons to the Parish and called upon all the members of the Parish to pray to God so that the Deacons are blessed with the required wisdom to lead our Church to further heights. Rev. Fr. (Dr.) K. P. Aleaz stated in his address that the Deacons have proved their worth not only in the College Campus but also in the Kolkata Parish. He also expressed his confident that with the capabilities they have, the Deacons are going to be very good assets for the entire Syriac Orthodox Church. Fr. Aleaz concluded his
      address by wishing all the success in their career. Mr. N. V. Alias, the Vice President of the Kolkata Parish, also spoke on the occasion and conveyed the gratitude and respect the parish is having towards them for all their contributions. As a token of appreciation, the Deacons were presented with mementos on behalf of the Parish.

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      SEED Award for Zacharia Mathew KOLLAM: Zacharia Mathew, son of Very Rev T C Mathew Cor Episcopa has been selected for the best coordinator award of SEED
      Message 2 of 17 , Apr 14, 2010
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        SEED Award for Zacharia Mathew

        KOLLAM: Zacharia Mathew, son of Very Rev T C Mathew Cor Episcopa
        has been selected for the best coordinator award of SEED (Students Empowerment for Environmental Development) in the Kollam Educational District. Zacharia Mathew is working as HSA in Govt. High School, Vellimon, Kollam. Zacharia Mathew works as the Joint Secretary, JSCYA, Kollam Diocese and Treasurer, Thekkan Mekhala Manjanikkara Padayathra Sanghom. SEED is a joint venture of Mathrubhumi and Labour India.
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        Very Rev. Dr. Mani Rajan Cor Episcopa has been appointed
        as the Principal

        KOTTAYAM: Very Rev. Dr. Mani Rajan Cor Episcopa, Vicar of St.
        Mary's JSO Simhasana Church, Arthatt, Kunnamkulam has been appointed as the Principal of St. Joseph's Training College, Mannanam, Kottayam. Dr. Mani Rajan Cor Episcopa, renowned church historian and author of many books is a research guide in Pedagogical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. Dr. Mani Rajan Cor Episcopa has done MSc in Chemistry, MEd and PhD in Chemistry.
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        Birthday of Very Rev. Finahas Rabban
        celebrated at Malecuriz Dayaro on April 14, Wednesday

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        Updates - Malankara Syriac Voice Revival of Youth - a Two Day Camp organized jointly by Mor Behnan Study Circle (MBSC) and Mor Gregorian Centre, Thoothootty
        Message 3 of 17 , Jul 12, 2010
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          Revival of Youth" - a Two Day Camp organized jointly by Mor Behnan Study Circle (MBSC) and Mor Gregorian Centre, Thoothootty concluded.

          THOOTHOOTTY, KOTTAYAM: "Revival of Youth" a 2 day camp organized jointly by Mor Behnan Study Circle (MBSC) and Mor Gregorian Centre, Thoothootty concluded at Mor Gregorian Centre here on July 12, Saturday. The camp started on July 11, Saturday with the retreat led by Metropolitan Mor Philoxenos Zacharias at 9.30 AM. The discussion session started at 5.30 PM at Mor Gregorian Centre premises. Metropolitans Their Graces Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese, Mor Osthatheos Ishaq and Mor Philoxenos Zacharias led the session. Biju Piravom welcomed the gathering. Cor Episcopus Dr. Kuriakose Moolayil D.Min, Chev. Bibby Abraham (Chief Editor, Viswasasamrakshakan), John
          Philip Kottaparambil (Admin, http://SyrianChurch.org), Rev. Fr. George Vayaliparambil (General Secretary, MGJSM), Adv. Abeesh Nadamel and others participated. Delegates from different parts of the country participated. Dany Mukhathala presented the report of the Mor Behnan Study Circle.

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          Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese inaugurates the Nurses' Parents' Association State Convention

          KOTTAYAM: Metropolitan Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese inaugurated the Nurses' Parents' State Convention at Ananda Mandiram Auditorium here on July 10, Saturday. Dr. V Venugopal delivered the key note address. Nurses' Parents' Association State President Dr. D Surendranath, Secretary S Mini, Dr. K Hariprasad, Jose Pushpakunnel, Joseph Xavier Parathode, Adv. K J Philipose, Adv. Pathrose Chacko, Thomas Varghese,
          Mary Abraham spoke on the occasion.
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          Mor Gregorios Jacobite Syrian Youth Association (MGJSYA) Mumbai Diocese, One Day Retreat held

          MAROL, MUMBAI: A one day youth retreat of the Mumbai diocese MGJSYA was held at St. Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Marol, Mumbai on Sunday, 11th July 2010. Rev Fr. James Abraham, working
          president of MGJSYA presided over the retreat, which was attended by a large number of youth members from all the parishes of Mumbai Diocese. The retreat consisted of various songs, interactive sessions, group activity etc. One of the eminent speakers Br. Biju Dominic delivered a powerful message to the youths.
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          147th Parish Day Celebrations and Anniversary of Family Units of Manthalir St. Thomas JSO Church concluded

          MANTHALIR: 147th Parish Day Celebrations and Second Anniversary of
          Family Units concluded at St. Mary's JSO Church here on July 11, Sunday. Metropolitan of Thumpamon Diocese Mor Milithios Yuhanon inaugurated the celebrations. Vicar Rev. Fr. Sajan T John presided over. Hon. Member of Legislative Assembly K C Rajagopalan inaugurated the Kuriakose Mor Coorilos Charitable Fund. Meritorious students from the parish were given awards by the Metropolitan. Renowned Psychologist Justin Padamadn conducted classes. Earlier in the morning, Metropolitan Mor Milithios led the Holy Tri Mass. The celebrations concluded with the love feast.
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          New Congregation in the UK Patriarchal Vicariate starts at Cambridge on July 31, Saturday

          LONDON: New Congregation under the Patriarchal Vicariate of UK starts on July 31, Saturday at Cambridge. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Thandayath appointed as the vicar and the first Holy Qurbono will be celebrated
          at At. Andrews Church, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, CBI, 9NE. Morning Prayer starts at 9.30 AM followed by Holy Qurbono and Special intercession prayer. All faithful who resides nearby are requested to attend.

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          Updates - Malankara Syriac Voice H.G Geevarghese Mor Coorilose inaugurated the Anti Alcohol campaign march organized by Anti Alcohol committee, Thiruvalla
          Message 4 of 17 , Oct 5, 2010
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            H.G Geevarghese Mor Coorilose inaugurated the Anti Alcohol campaign march organized by Anti Alcohol committee, Thiruvalla

            MALLAPILLY: H.G Geevarghese Mor Coorilose inaugurated the Anti Alcohol campaign march organized by Anti Alcohol committee, Thiruvalla. Rev. Dr. T. T Scharia, Rev. Fr. Kurien Kizhakkekara, Rev. Varghese Mathew, Prasad K Varghese, S. Radhamani & Georgy Abraham spoke during the occasion.
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            An article came in Madhyamam weekly, written by H.G Geevarghese Mor Coorilose
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            325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho celebrated at St. Mary's JSO Church, Gandhidham, Kutch.

            KUTCH: 325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho Bava was celebrated in St. Mary's JSO Church, Gandhidham, Kutch on the 2nd and 3rd Oct. On the 2nd a Retreat was conducted in the church from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm in which faithful from other parishes also took part. A cultural event was held in the afternoon and prizes were distributed to the winners of the different competitions held. The day ended with the evening prayers. The H. Qurbana was offered on 3rd morning by Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Kollannur which was followed by Intercessory Prayers, Sermon, Offerings, Benediction and 'Thamukku Nercha' .

            A Youth Association was formed in the Church in the name of Mar Baselios. The following office bearers for Mar Baselios Jacobite Syrian Youth Association were elected

            President - Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Kollannur, Secretary - Mrs. Siny Binoy, Treasurer - Mr. Richu Babu

            For more details contact : 0-8000742169
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            325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho Bava at St. Baselios JSO Chapel, Tullamore on Oct 9th

            TULLAMORE: 325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho Bava will be celeberated at St. Baselios JSO Chapel, Tullamore, Ireland on Oct 9th, Saturday. The H.Qurbana will be conducted at 11.00 am followed by Intercessory prayers, Offerings and Benediction.

            The Dukhrono willl be held at St. Mary's Church of Assumption, Tullamore in Co-Offaly county, Ireland. H. Qurbana is conducted on the second saturday of every month in this parish.

            For more details please contact

            Rev. Fr. Joby Skaria: 087 - 6315962,
            Mr. Tomy Jacob: 087 - 7758464,
            Mr. Biju Varghese: 087 - 2440106,
            Mr.Roy: 087 - 0672140

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            H.E Mor Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim attended the 25th meeting of the Community of St. Egidio in Barcelona, Spain

            SPAIN: HG Mor Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim attended the 25th meeting of the Community of St. Egidio in Barcelona, Spain. The meeting started with the H. Mass offered at the St. Mary Major Church, Barcelona during which HG Mor Gregorios prayed for the Holy city of Jersalem, the holy Land and all the countries in the Middle East. The meeting concluded on 5th Oct.

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            325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho Bava held at St.George JSO Church, Birmingham

            BIRMINGHAM: The 325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho Bava was held at St. George JSO Church, Birmingham on Oct 3rd. Rev. Fr. Thomas Puthiyamadom led is years Perunnal celebrations. The H. Qurbana on the 3rd was followed by Intercessory prayers, Offerings and Benediction.

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            Ankamaly Diocese, Ankamaly Region office consecrated at Aluva

            ALUVA: Ankamaly Diocese, Ankamaly Region office consecrated at Aluva. H.B Catholicose Dr. Baselious Thomas 1st lead the ceremony. H.G Elias Mor Athanasious, Priests of the diocese, Deacons and lots of faithful participated.


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            Parish Day and Family meet at St. George Knanaya Jacobite Church, Manchester.

            MANCHESTER:The Parish Day and Family meet at St. George Knanaya Jacobite Syrian Church, Manchester was held on 3rd Oct. H.G Silvanos Ayoub offered the H. Qurbana on Sunday morning assisted by the vicar, Rev. Fr. Saji Abraham. The public meeting was inagurated by HG Mor Silvanos. The main highlight of the Family Meet was a class by Fr. Varghese Mathew, Vicar of the Marthoma Parish about family life. The 8th Dukhrono of Late Lamented Mor Clemis Abraham Metropolitan was also held followed by a Cultural event and love feast.

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            "Thulaam" 1st Perunnal, Re-installation of the Holy Relics, Gospel Convention and Family Meet at St. Jacob JSO Church, Allapra from 10th to 14th Oct.

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            325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho Bava celeberated at St. Peter's and St. Paul's JSO Church, Rome.

            The 325th Dukhrono of St. Baselios Yeldho Bava was celeberated at St. Peter's and St. Paul's JSO Church, Rome on 3rd Oct. The Vicar, Rev. Fr. Prince Mannathoor offered the H. Qurbana which was followed by intercessory prayers and Benediction.

            Holy Qurabana will be offered on every second and fourth Sundays of every month at St. Peter's and St. Paul's JSO Church, Rome from November onwards

            Venue : Chapel near to Basilica Sant Paulo

            Contact for more details Mr. Biju ( Secretary ) : 0039 3200396689

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            Updates - Malankara Syriac Voice ZALGO ...The Ray of Light... Hoodos Etho (Novrmber 07) Fr. Jacob Michael Pulliyattel
            Message 5 of 17 , Nov 7, 2010
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              ZALGO
              ...The Ray of Light...
              Hoodos Etho (Novrmber 07)
              Fr. Jacob Michael Pulliyattel
              http://malankarasyriacvoice.com/Zalgo/Hoodhos%20Eetho.pdf
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              Turkish Christians seek better legal inclusion

              TARSUS, TURKEY: The small Christian minority in this predominantly Muslim country is hoping for an improvement to its legal and social situation as Turkey comes under increasing pressure to address their problems and after Abdullah Gul, Turkey's head of state, said publicly that he is also the president of non-Muslims.

              "We are citizens of Turkey," Bishop Mor Gregorios Melki Urek of the Syriac-Orthodox Church said at a religious ceremony in the city of Tarsus in southern Turkey last week. "Of course we want to improve existing laws, not only for the benefit of Christians, but for all of Turkey."

              Bishop Urek had travelled to Tarsus from his home in Adiyaman in north-eastern Turkey to participate in a church service attended by Christian Wulff, the German president. The ceremony was part of a week-long state visit to Turkey by Mr Wulff. Representatives of five different Christian denominations joined the president for the service in the St Paul church of Tarsus, named after Paul, a key figure in early Christianity who was born in Tarsus about 2,000 years ago.

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              108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara at St. Mary's JSO Church, Mayur Vihar, Delhi

              DELHI: 108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara was celebrated at St. Mary's JSO Church, Mayur Vihar, Delhi on Sunday, 7th November 2010. Rev. Fr. Issac Mathew, Vicar celebrated the Holy Qurbono. Nercha and 'sneha vinrunnu' were served after the Holy Qurbono.

              This year's Perunnal was sponsored by the families of Mr. P. J Mathew and Mrs. Molly Elias. The Vicar handed over the lighted candle to Mr. Joy Markose who is the sponsor of the next year's perunnal.
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              St. Mary's JSO Sunday School, Mayur Vihar, Delhi won the Ever rolling trophy in the MJSSA - Delhi Diocese 'Balakalotsavam'

              DELHI: St. Mary's JSO Sunday School, Mayur Vihar, Delhi won the 'E.M.Elias Memorial' Ever rolling trophy in the 'Balakalotsavam' of MJSSA - Delhi Diocese. The various competitions were held at St. Peter's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, New Delhi on 6th November, 2010. The Head Master of St. Mary's JSO Sunday School, Mr. K M Thomas received the ever rolling trophy from the Diocesan Lay Secretary, Commander Rajan Skaria in the Prize distribution ceremony held on Sunday, 7th November, 2010.
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              MJSSA - Kollam Diocese Balakalolsavam held at Mor Ignatius JSO Church, Adoor

              ADOOR: MJSSA - Kollam diocese 'Balakalolsavam' was held at Mor Ignatius JSO Church, Adoor on Nov 5th, Friday. Kollam Diocese Secertary Fr. Sabu Samuel inaugurated the function. The Sunday school students and teachers from Kollam diocese participated. St. Peters JSO Sunday School, Thiruvananthapuram won the overall trophy. St. Mary’s JSO Sunday School Kattachira, St. Mary’s JSO Sunday School Kundara won the second and third place respectively. St. Ignatius JSO Church Vicar, V. Rev. Stephen Abraham Cor-Episcopa Mukathala distributed the trophies. Fr. Geevarghese Blahethu, Fr. Anish Varghese, Fr. Arun, Dn. Aljo were also present.

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              108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara at St. Peter's & St. Paul's JSO Church, Oxford celebrated on Nov 6th

              OXFORD, UK: The 108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara was celebrated at St. Peter's & St. Paul's JSO Church, Oxford on Nov 6th, Saturday. The vicar, Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Thandaayathu celebrated the Holy Qurbono which was followed by special intercessory prayers, special prayers of incense, Sermon, offerings and benediction.
              Holy Qurbono, Sunday school and Family prayer meetings are being regularly held in the parish. The Perunnal arrangements were made under the leadership of Mr. Aby Kurian, Secretary and Mr. Philip Thomas, Treasurer.
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              Youth Day celebrated at St. Thomas JSO Church, N. Paravoor and the Chapels functioning under the Church

              NORTH PARAVOOR: Youth Day was celebrated at St. Thomas JSO Church, N. Paravoor and the Chapels functioning under the Church on Sunday Nov 7th. The vicar, Rev. Fr. Elais Kaiprambattu hoisted the flag. Mr. Jacob Eralil, the church secretary and the youth of the parish participated.
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              Updates - Malankara Syriac Voice ... MSV Congratulates the newly elected President and Vice- President of Ernakulam District Panchayath Adv. Eldhose Kunnapilly
              Message 6 of 17 , Nov 8, 2010
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                MSV Congratulates the newly elected President and Vice- President of Ernakulam District Panchayath

                Adv. Eldhose Kunnapilly was elected as the president of Ernakulam District Panchayath. Adv. Eldhose is a member of St. Gregorios JSO Church, North Marady, Moovattupuzha. Also Mrs. Bindu George was elected as the Vice President who is a member of St. Peter's JSO Church, Kadathy.

                MSV Congratulates both on their being elected to this office and wish them God's blessings and the guidance of the Holy Spirit in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities.
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                Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Youth Association celebrating Youth week from 7th November to 14th November.

                Kalpana from H.G Poulose Mor Irenious (Metropolitan of Kozhikode diocese, Patriarchal vicar of Australia & Newsland & Metropolitan in charge of JSOYA)

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                Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara and the Inauguration of Malphono Kasiso Rev. Fr. Cherian Kottayil Memorial Library at Mor Gregorios Chapel , Thoothooty.
                His Grace Mor Philoxenos Zacharias inaugurated the library dedicated to the memory of Cherian Achan.

                THOOTHOOTTY, KOTTAYAM: The 108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara concluded at Mor Gregorios Chapel, Thoothootty. HG Mor Philaxinos Zacharias - Metropolitan of Malabar Diocese and Director of Mor Gregorios Retreat centres, Thoothooty & Ambalavayal led the Holy Tri Mass assisted by Rev Fr Yuhanon Velikkakath and Rev Fr Geevarghese Karipal.
                Newly Ordained Rev Fr Geevarghese Kadunganiyil led the "Raasa" after the conclusion of the Holy Tri Mass with the participation of thousands of faithful.

                Later in the day, HG Mor Philaxinos Zacharias inaugurated Malphono Kasiso Rev Fr Cherian Kottayil Memorial Library at the Church Parsonage with gracious donations of religious books by the faithful
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                Consecration of St. John's JSO Church, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman on Nov 25th & 26th.

                SALALAH, SULTANATE OF OMAN: The newly constructed St. John's JSO Church and Parsonage, Salalah, Oman will be consecrated on Nov 25th & 26th. His Beatitude Dr. Baselios Thomas I Catholicos will be the chief celebrant. HG Mor Eusebios Kuriakose, Metropolitan of Thrissur Diocese & Patriarchal Vicar of Oman will be the co-celebrant. Their Graces the Metropolitans of the church, Rev. Priests and other dignitaries will attend and assist in the consecration ceremony. Malankara Syriac Voice joins the faithful around the world in congratulating the Vicar, Rev. Fr. Abey Stephen, the Church Managing Committee and the faithful of Salalah Parish who worked hard to make this dream come true.

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                108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara celebrated at St. Gregorios JSO Church, Chattarpur.

                CHATTARPUR: The 108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara was held at St. Gregorios JSO Church, Chattarpur on the Nov 7th. Chattarpur church is known as the Manjanikkara of North India and the Holy Relics of St. Ignatius Elias III Bava have been installed here.

                The priests of Delhi diocese led the perunnal services. A traditional Raasa and fireworks were the highlight of this years Perunnal celebrations. The Holy tri-Mass was followed by Special intercessory prayers, prayer of incense, sermon, offerings, benediction and 'Nercha'.
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                Mor Gregorios Jacobite Students' Movement (MGJSM) unit started at Mor Athanasius College, Kothamangalam.

                KOTHAMANGALAM: Mor Gregorios Jacobite Students' Movement (MGJSM) Unit started at MA College, Kothamangalam. Metropolitan of Kozhikode, Australia & New Zealand Dioceses and President of JSOYA, Mor Irenios Paulose inaugurated the unit at the meeting convened at Mor Athanasius College Chapel at MA College Campus.
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                Updates - Malankara Syriac Voice Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese leads the Perunnal Service at Newcastle St. Gregorios Syrian orthodox Church NEW CASTLE: Dr. Mor
                Message 7 of 17 , Nov 9, 2010
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                  Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese leads the Perunnal Service at Newcastle St. Gregorios Syrian orthodox Church

                  NEW CASTLE: Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese, Patriarchal Vicar of U.K., was given a warm reception in Newcastle by the faithful. The metropolitan was received at the airport by a large number of people. Dr. Mor Coorilos led the holy tri-mass, assessed by Fr. Peter Kuriakose and Fr. Prince. Hundreds of faithful participated in the perunnal of St. Gregorios of Parumala. The Holy Qurbono was followed by traditional Rassa with Chendamelam and fireworks. The perennial concluded with a public meeting and a love feast

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                  "When the lives of Saints are taken as an example and followed, the feasts in their memory will become meaningful" - HG Mor Philaxinos Zacharias

                  THOOTHOOTTY: HG Mor Philaxinos Zacharias - Metropolitan of Malabar Diocese & Director of Mor Gregorios Retreat centres Thoothootty & Ambalavayal reminded the faithful that when the pious lives of Saints are made an example and followed, the celebration of their memorial feasts become more meaningful. He was speaking on the occasion of the 108th Dukhrono of St. Gregorios of Malankara at Mor Gregorios JSO Chapel, Thoothootty.

                  Earlier, the Holy Tri- Mass was celebrated with HG Mor Philaxinos as the chief celebrant and Rev. Fr. Yuhanon Velikakathu & Rev. Fr. George Karippal Puthenpurayil as co - celebrants. Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Kalayil, Rev. Fr. Thomas Karukappadiyil, Rev. Fr. Kurian Puthiamadathil, Rev. Fr. Josy Attachira and Rev. Dn. Abhilash assisted in the Dukhrono celebrations.

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                  Jacobite Syrian Vacation Bible School (JSVBS) of Delhi Diocese held at St. Peter's JSO Cathedral, New Delhi

                  NEW DELHI: Jacobite Syrian Vacation Bible School (JSVBS) of Delhi Diocese held at St. Peter's JSO Cathedral (Eastern Cathedral of Patriarch of Antioch), here from November 5 to 7. Diocesan Metropolitan, Mor Osthatheos Ishaq inaugurated the camp. Mor Osthatheos and priests of the diocese took classes. Students from all the churches under the diocese participated

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                  Malabar Diocese Priest Meeting held at Mor Elias Aramana Chapel, Meenangadi

                  MEENANGADI: Priest Meeting of Malabar Diocese held at Mor Elias Aramana Chapel, Meenangadi, on November 05, Friday. Metropolitan of Malabar Diocese, Mor Philoxenos Zacharias inaugurated the meeting. Very Rev. Rabban I C Pathrose, Diocesan Secretary, Fr. James Vanmelil, Priest Secretary, Fr. Babu Neettinkara, Working Committee Member, Fr. Jacob Michael Pulliyattel and other priests of the diocese attended. Metropolitan explained the importance of electronic media in the present generation.

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                  Sr. Mereena entered her heavenly abode

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