OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Venerated in Cameroon



OCP News Service- 10/4/16

Cameron: Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala of (Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) was venerated in Cameroon by several Oriental Orthodox Christian faithful. The veneration was presided by Metropolitan Mor Mariam Philipose who is the Primate of the Eglise Syro-Orthodoxe-Francophone Church (a small Oriental Orthodox Church based in Paris- France).

The veneration ceremony was held during the Apostolic Visit of Metropolitan Mor Mariam Philipose in the first week of October 2016. Cameron Mission of the Church is vibrant and growing in numbers.

OCP Delegation Meets Metropolitan- Primate Mor Mariam Philipose of Eglise Syro-Orthodoxe-Francophone Church:

Earlier, the Eglise Syro-Orthodoxe-Francophone Church community in France venerated the Icon in the month of October 2015.

OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Venerated in France:

The OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala (the first canonized Indian Saint) is a symbol of Pan-Orthodox Christian Unity. The icon was written by Eastern Byzantine Orthodox monks and the original is preserved at the OCP Chancellors residence in Chicago.

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