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Re: Adding the name of saints in Diptychs

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  • Thomas P
    ... Suvissham Aruyichu Mesihayil Namme Janippicha Nummude Kaval pithav Mor Thoma Sleehayem . ... The above was my understanding. Thanks for explaining the
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 13, 2004
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      > From the desk of the moderator
      >
      > Our (Jacobite) draft at first was' Bharathathil Karthavinte
      Suvissham Aruyichu Mesihayil Namme Janippicha Nummude Kaval pithav
      Mor Thoma Sleehayem'.
      >
      > The words used by HH in his Encyclical # E 265/87 in 1987
      > (http://sor.cua.edu/Personage/PZakka1/19871020MalankaraTubden.html)
      > contains no hidden meaning. The only inconvenience was the length. It
      > has now been amended to "Nammude Kaval Pithav Mor Thoma Sleehayeum
      > Njangal Orkkunnu" to make it brief with the permission of the Holy
      > Synod, "St.Thomas, our Patron Saint" in English, and there again
      > there is nothing hidden. When you say THOMASLEEHA where does the
      > challenge occur to his APOSTOLATE, which is much above than the
      > priesthood?
      >
      > The former was first drafted and proposed by Perumpilly Thirumeni
      > and was annexed in the Encyclical of Aboon Mor Baselious Paulose II.
      > The present form was the only one used in the official Qurbanakramam
      > with imprimatur of Paulose II Bava and published from Seminary.
      >
      > Moreover how can St. Thomas be "The Apostle of India" as Mr. Thomas
      > P says! He was the apostle of the East from Edessa to far East. The
      > IOC version is historically and geographically not faithful to the
      > apostolic times.
      >
      > In IOC version St. Thomas is not remembered as "The Apostil of
      > India" as Mr. Thomas Claim, but it is remembered only as "Our
      > Father", please see the link
      > http://groups.msn.com/SOCM-FORUM/clarifications.msnw?action=ShowPhoto&PhotoID=107

      The above was my understanding. Thanks for explaining the recent changes, which looks same as the form used in the other faction.

      Thomas P
      St. Mary's Orthodox Church, St. George Orthodox Church, Thumpamon
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