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New HQ for Niranam consecrated

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  • Thomas Daniel
    New HQ for Niranam consecrated The consecration ceremony of the new headquarters of the Niranam diocese at Mazhuvangad, Thiruvalla, named after Chathuruthil
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      New HQ for Niranam consecrated

      The consecration ceremony of the new headquarters of the Niranam
      diocese at Mazhuvangad, Thiruvalla, named after Chathuruthil St.
      Gregorios Bava (Parumala Thirumeni), was held on the saints 105th
      memorial Day on 2nd November 2007. His Beatitude Catholicos Mor
      Baselios Thomas I led the services assisted by a number
      of Metropolitans of the Malankara Church.

      Prior to the consecration ceremony, a grand rally was held welcoming
      Catholicos and all the metropolitans. The rally started from Cross
      junction in Thiruvalla and reached the diocesan centre at 3.30 pm.
      At 4.00 pm , the consecration ceremony of St. Gregorios Centre of
      Niranam began. H.B. Baselios Thomas I Catholicos led the services
      assisted by Metropolitans Their Graces Abraham Mor Severios of
      Angamaly, Geevarghese Mor Polycarpus of E.A.E., Thomas Mor
      Thimotheos of Kottayam and Greater India Archdiocese, Malankara
      Synod secretary Joseph Mor Gregorios of Kochi, Kuriakose Mor Julius
      of Simhasana churches, Mathews Mor Ivanios of Kandanad, Yuhanon Mor
      Milithios of Thumpamon, Mathews Mor Aphrem of High Range area of
      Angamali and Markose Mor Chrysostomos of EAE.

      His Grace the Most Rev Dr Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan, supreme
      head of the Marthoma Syrian Church, and H.E. Thomas Mar Koorilose,
      Archbishop of the Malankara Syrian Catholic Church participated in
      the consecration ceremony of the St. Gregorios Centre and also
      during the public function held soon after at the nearby St. Mary's
      church., Mr. Mathew T Thomas, Minister of State and Mr. Jayakumar,
      Chairman,Thiruvalla, were also present during the occasion.

      After the consecration ceremony, the public meeting started inside
      the church at 5.30 pm. The meeting began with the welcome speech by
      the diocesan Metropolitan H.G. Geevarghese Mor Koorilos. Immediately
      thereafter the Patriarchal blessings from the Holy Father H.H.
      Ignatius Zakka I was read out by H.G. Thomas Mor Thimotheos,
      Metropolitan of Kottayam and Greater India Archdiocese. Later
      Catholicos H.B. Baselios Thomas I delivered the speech followed by
      Minister of State, Mr. Mathew T Thomas, His Grace the Most Rev Dr
      Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan, H.E. Thomas Mar Koorilose, Archbishop
      of the Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Mr. Jayakumar,
      Chairman,Thiruvalla, etc. etc.....

      Official website website of the diocese,
      http://www.Niranamdiocese.org was inaugurated by Catholicos during
      the function.

      The photos of the consecration ceremony
      http://www.syrianchurch.org/Photos/NiranamHq2Nov07/index.html
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