Mor Evanios Hidayathulla
- View SourceThe 317th `Dhuqarono' of Mor Evanios Hidayathulla, and conceration of Mor Evanios Chappel Celebrated at Rackadu St.Mary's Cathedral Nercha Pally.
Episcopo Evanios Hidayathulla who accompanied Maphryono Mor Baselios Yeldho from Mor Mattai Dayro in Mosul. On the feast of the Holy Cross, Mor Ivanios Hidayatulla was Ordained as Metropolitan after the Qurbono by the saintly Mor Baselios Yeldho Bava. Because of the tedious journey and the old age, Bava became seriously ill. On Kanni 17th he received the last sacraments of anointment with oil. Two days after (on Kanni 19, which is September 29) the saintly father left his mortal self for his heavenly home at the age of 92.
Mor Ivanios, who was Ordained by Mor Yeldho, carried on apostolic work for eight years. He passed away in 1693 August 16th. Mor Evanios Hidayathulla builds a church as a `NERCHA of Mor Baselios Yeldho ' in the name of St.Mary at Rackadu near Muvattupuzha with the money brought all along with them.
Today August 16th a chapel under Rackadu St.Mary's Cathedral Nercha Pally consecrated by Catholicos His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas the First with the presence of H.G. Mathews Mor Aphrem Auxiliary Metropolitan of the diocese. It is the first chapel in Malankara named Mor Evanios.