"Shubho" Radio Malankara officially inaugurated
Sep 4, 2008, Manarcaud: Today at a grand function held in connection
with the famous Eight-day lent festival at the Manarcaud Morth Mariam
Jacobite Syrian Cathedral, the internet radio of the Syriac Orthodox
Church, "Shubho" Radio Malankara (http://radiomalankara.com
promoted by http://SOCMNet.org
was officially inaugurated by His
Beatitude the Catholicos Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I, the head of the
Church in India.
Early in the morning itself the live broadcasting from Manarcaud
Cathedral was started with Morning Prayer followed by Holy Qurbono by
H.E. Mor Theophilos Kuriakose, the resident Metropolitan of Malankara
Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary. It was at 2.30 pm the RADIO
MALANKARA was officially inaugurated by H.B. the Catholicos. Their
Eminences Metropolitans, Mor Thimotheos Thomas of Kottayam &
Archdiocese of Greater India, Mor Gregorios Joseph of Kochi diocese &
Malankara Synod Secretary and Mor Dioscorous Kuriakose, Abbot of
Malecuriz Dayro & metropolitan of Simhasana churches, were present
during the occasion. Ministers of State, Sri. Mathew T Thomas and
Sri. Mons Joseph, Opposition leader of Kerala Legislative Assembly
Sri. Oommen Chandy, Kottayam M.L.A Sri. V Vasavan, local Panchayat
members and other dignitaries also attended the function.
For the last few weeks, the Radio Malankara was broadcasting programs
on a test basis and ever since was popular among the Christian
population around the world. Holy Qurbano of our Catholicos and
Bishops, Traditional & Liturgical songs, Christian Devotional Songs,
audio biography etc were broadcasted during these test period.
Those who are interested in supporting this unique project may kindly
do so by providing the promoters with more audio recordings of Syriac
Orthodox worship, songs of different occasions and spiritual talks of
our prelates, clergy and church recognized lay ministers.