Muscat: HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Metropolitan, will be the chief celebrant for this year’s Holy Week services at the Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka (MGOME).
Kottayam: The Orthodox Seminary Digital Library (OSDL), an ambitious project of Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, to offer digital versions of centuries-old documents, manuscripts and books, opened its doors for thre public on Tuesday.
Muscat: HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan, will present the first Thanal Charity Award instituted in the name of LL His Grace Dr.Stephanos Mar Theodosius to Thrissur-based Kidney Federation of India Chairman Fr.Davis Chiramel.
Ahmedbad: Dr.Geevarghese Yulios, Metropolitan, Diocese of Ahmedabad, practices what he preaches. The Bishop who had in a Lenten Kalpana #04A/15 extorted the faithful to be participants of salvific suffering, death and resurrection of the Lord has went a step further of giving back and living generously. The Metropolitan who was delivering Lenten lectures and leading the retreats volunteered to bless and help 17 fourth year students of St.Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur, preparing for their Sub-Diaconate ordination. They received the Orthodox Study Bible from Dr.Mathews Mar Severios, Metropolitan Kandanad Diocese (West) at St Thomas Seminary Chapel.
OCYM Abudhabi Cathedral's the activities of the Ecological commission for the year 2015 were inaugurated with Paper Collection Campaign by H.G Yakub Mar Elias, Metropolitan to the Diocese of Brahmavar, on 13th March 2015.
“Marthoma Smruthi 2015”, the flagship programme of OCYM Abu Dhabi with a series of activities lasting Whole Year in the Blessed Memory of the Apostle St. Thomas, was inaugurated by Brahmavar Diocesan Metropolitan H.G Yakub Mar Elias on the 13th March 2015 after Holy Qurbana in the Presence of OCYM Unit President Fr. M.C Mathai and Assistant Vicar Fr. Shajan Varghese.
New Zealand: Auckland St Dionysius Indian Orthodox Church (SDIOC), the first Indian Orthodox Church was consecrated on February 13, 14, 2015. Named after Saint Dionysius of Vattasseril (1858-1934), who was the Malankara Metropolitan (primate) of the Indian Orthodox Church, Vattasseril Geevarghese Mar Dionysius was also popularly known as ‘The Great Luminary’ a title which the Church bestowed on him in recognition of his contribution to Malankara Church. The new church brings together people with common interest for the community’s benefit and for the New Zealand society.