JERUSALEM TO HAVE LORD'S PRAYER IN MALAYALAM
- JERUSALEM TO HAVE LORD'S PRAYER IN MALAYALAM -- (The Hindu)
KOCHI, MARCH 13. The Holy Mount of Olive in Jerusalem will have the
Lord's Prayer engraved in Malayalam from this Easter. The prayer
beginning `Swargasthanaya Pithave...,' will be inscribed on a 6 x 3-
feet marble tablet.
Addressing a press conference here today, Sleeba Kattumangattu
Corepiscopa, president of the Holy Land Pilgrimage Association, said
that the Minister for Fisheries and Sports, Dominic Presentation,
will unveil the plaque at Israel on March 27, Easter day.
He said that the permission was granted for engraving the prayer in
Malayalam at Mount Olive, following continuous requests from the
At present, the Lord's Prayer is inscribed at the Mount of Olive in
139 languages, including the Indian languages of Bengali, Gujarati,
Tamil and Sanskrit.
A Malayalam mass will be held on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and
Easter at Jerusalem, he said.
A group of about 200 Malayalis, including Mr. Presentation, priests
from different Christian churches, visual-media representatives and
social workers will participate in the service.
NB: Very Rev. Sleeba Kattumangattu Cor-Episcopa is the Vicar of the
Mulanthuruthy Marthoman Church & the Managing Director of 'Royal
Omania Tours and Travels (P) Ltd., which conducts regular Holy Land
Tours. Web Site: http://www.omaniatours.com/