MALANKARA ARCHDIOCESE IN USA: New Parish begins in Mesquite, Texas, USA
- Texas: The Holy Dedication Ceremony and First Holy Qurbono of Mor Gregorios (Jacobite) Syriac Orthodox Church in the town of Mesquite, Texas is scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 3rd,2011 . His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldho Metropolitan, the Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America will be the Chief Celebrant . Venerable Corepiscopos, Respected Priests, Deacons, Spiritual Organization leaders, Malankara Archdiocese Council members and faithfuls from sister parishes are expected to attend this blessed occasion.
Mor Gregorios Church in Mesquite is the third parish in the Malankara Archdiocese as Saint Mor Gregorios of Chathuruthil(Parumala Thirumeni) the Patron Saint. Archbishop Mor Titus appointed Rev.Fr.V.M.Thomas( the senior priest and former vicar of St.Marys church Dallas) as the first vicar of the Gregorios Parish. A Managing Committee also formed to execute the smooth functioning of the parish. Mr.Sherry George(Secretary) and Mr.Valsalan.T. Varghese(Treasurer) are elected as new office bearers.
The continuous prayer and long time dream of the faithfuls in Mesquite area has cherished by the formation of this parish.The Archdiocesan Council members Mr.Babu Vadakkedathu(Houston) and Mr.Saju Skaria(Arizona) were the Commission members assigned to submit report upon the faithfuls request for a new parish. Vicar, Board of Trustees and members of the Parish are requested faithfuls and friends to grace the occasion. For more informations,Please contact:
MOR GREGORIOS SYRIAC ORTHODOX CHURCH
6500 NORTH WEST DRIVE
(Publicity and Public Relations Coordinator)