MALANKARA ARCHDIOCESE IN USA: 26th Annual Convention and Family Conference in NewYork
- NewYork: The 26th Annual Convention and Family Conference of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America is scheduled to be held on July 21st(Thursday) thru July 24th(Sunday) at Hudson Valley Resort & Spa in Kerhonkson town of NewYork. The Holy Bible verse" But the Lord is faithful and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one- 2 Thessalonians 3:3 " will be the main theme . Syrian Orthodox Church Diginitaries ,Seminarians and Theologians will lead various sessions of the convention. The Archdiocesan Council held at the Malankara Headquarters in Newyork decided to invite His Beatitude Aboon Mor Baselius Thomas 1st Catholicos of the East as the chief guest of this years convention.His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldho, the Patriarchal Vicar and Archbishop of Malankara Archdiocese presided at the meeting. Hundreds of families from parishes in various regions of USA and Canada along with respected clergy are expected to attend.
In a special meeting held at St.Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church in Bergenfield, NewJersey His Grace Mor Gregorios Joseph Metropolitan of Cochin Diocese and the Secretary of the Malankara Episcopal Synod officially inaugurated the registration kickoff by accepting the first family registration and Sponsorship from Chevaliar Abraham Mathew,NewJersey. Archbishop Mor Titus Yeldho Metropolitan, V.Rev.Abraham .O.Kadavil Corepiscopo(Archdiocesan Secretary), and Mr.Saju Paulose CPA(Archdiocesan Treasurer) explained the convention programs and details.Rev.Fr.Paul Thottackat(Archdiocesan Joint Secretary) moved on to vote of thanks.
Many Clergy and faithfuls including V.Rev.Varkey Mundackal Corepiscopo,V.Rev.Geevargheese Puthoorkudilil Corepiscopo,Rev.Fr.Mathews Edathara(Archdiocesan Clergy Secretary),Rev.Dr.A.P.George, Rev.Fr.Dileesh Alias(Vice President Sunday School Association), Rev.Fr.Jose Daniel(Vice President,Association for the protection of Antiochean True Faith),Rev.Fr.Geevargheese Jacob Chalissery,Rev.Dn.Joseph Vargheese,Rev.Dr.Jerry Jacob,Rev.Dn.Ani Skaria Thelappilly,Rev.Dn.Shiryl Mathai(General Secretary,MGSOSA),council members Mr.Jijo Joseph, Mr.Babu Vadakkedath Houston, Mr.Kurian George CPA( General Secretary,St.Paul's Fellowship), Mr.Saju Paulose Maroth(Joint Treasurer),Mr.Shaji Peter, Former Council members Mr.George Padiyedath,Mr.Cherian Venkadath chicago, Dr.T.V.John(Director,Sunday School Association),Biju Cherian(Treasurer,Assn for the Protection of Antiochean True Faith) ,Mr.Manoj John(Chief Editor,Malankaradeepam), Mr.Babu Jacob Nadayil,Spiritual organization officials Mr.E.V.Paulose(St.Pauls Fellowship Coordinator),Mr.Paul Pathrose(Antiochean True Faith),Mr.Raju Abraham(St.Pauls Fellowship Regional Secretary),Mr.Vivek Alex(St.Pauls Regional Secrtary) and Mrs.Susan Varkey(Treasurer,St.Mary's Womens League ) have attended.
For more details and to register on line,please visit WWW.MALNKARA.COM
Pictures of the event
Biju Cherian (Publicity Coordinator, Malankara Archdiocese in USA)