MALANKARA ARCHDIOCESE IN USA: Brothers ordained as Quroyo in Oklahoma
- OKLAHOMA:His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldho, the Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in USA ordained two brothers Ritchie Varghese and Abraham Varghese to the rank of Quroyo at a solemn occasion, during the Holy Qurbono held at the St.George Syrian Orthodox Church, Oklahoma on sunday November 27th,2011. His Eminece was assisted by Rev.Fr.Saju George(Vicar and President) along with Rev.Dn.Abey Abraham.
The Holy Ceremony was attended by many faithfuls and family members from across the United States.His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldho Metropolitan delivered his address after the occasion and welcomed newly ordained deacon to the Lord's Ministry.Rev.Fr.Saju George welcomed the gathering .Rev.Dn.Abey Abraham(Knanaya Archdiocese),Mr.Joby Joseph(Tresurer),Mr.Jovin Jose(Regional Representative MGSOSA),Mrs.Annamma Kakkanattu(Womens League) and Mr.C.M.Varghese (Altar Associate representative) gave felicitation at the public meeting.
Dn.Ritchie Varghese is 21 years old and is currently enrolled at the Oklahoma State University majoring in Aerospace Engineering. Dn.Abraham Varghese is 18 years old and is currently enrolled at the University of Central Oklahoma majoring in Kinesiology.
Their parents,Reji and Minnie Varghese belongs to Thekkekuzhile family of St.Marys Cathedral Manarcad Kottayam are residents of Oklahoma for a long time and very active members of the St.George Church in Oklahoma as well as in Archdiocese. They have younger brother Mithun who also serving in Holy Altar.
(Publicity Coordinator, Malankara Archdiocese in USA)