Orthodox Liturgy Celebrated after a gap of 59 years at the Historic Mission field of Metropolitan Alvares Julius : Mission in Dindigul Revamped

Divine Liturgy

OCP News Service- 30/7/14 For research articles visit MARP:  Dindigul/Tamil Nadu/India: Orthodox Divine Liturgy was served by the prelates of the Chennai Diocese of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church on 29th July 2014 at the historic Mission field in Dindigul after a gap of 59 years. (In 1889 July 29 Fr. AFX Alvares Ramban was consecrated as the Archbishop ...

‘High tech’ Metropolitan Pulikkottil Yulios Geevarghese of the Indian Orthodox Church

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church - 11/6/14 INDIA/AHMEDABAD — ‘High tech’ Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese has switched over to a sleek new powerful Apple iPad Air from his earlier model. The all-new design which has a ton of advanced technological features and other great apps with iOS 7, was presented to Dr Mar Yulios during his 47th ...

Catholicos Baselios Dydimos I to be laid to rest at Mount Tabore Monastery

OCP News Service - 27/5/14  Kerala/Kottayam: The mortal remains of Baselios Dydimos U (former Catholicos of theEast and Metropolitan of Malankara) who entered eternal rest last day will be laid to rest at the Monastery of Mount Tabore on 28th Wednesday 2014. Homage will be paid to the mortal remains today at the Catholicate Palace at Kottayam which ...

Metropolitan Mar Gregorios slams corporate culture, says spiritual life hit by lack of ‘family values’

By Liju Cherian - Indian Malankara Orthodox Church - May 2014 MUSCAT : HG Dr Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Metropolitan of Thiruvananthapuram Diocese, of Indian Orthodox Church has come down heavily against the corporate culture among multi-national companies (MNCs) operating in India's high tech cities. Mar Gregorios was addressing a seminar on empowerment of youth and addressing young members ...

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Mourns the Demise of Patriarch Ignatius Zakak Iwas: Special Prayers to be observed

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Ajesh T Phlip (OCP Delegate) OCP News Service 22/3/14 Read the Letter details in Malayalam: India/Kottayam: The Primate of Indian Malankara Orthodox Church has published condolences message on the demise of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas of Antioch and All East. The headquarters of the Indian Orthodox Church has send the official letter of condolences from  Catholicos Baselios Paulose ...

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church to begin First Ever Hindi Congregation

Fr. Joshi Varghese PRO - Diocese of Calcutta Indian Malankara Orthdoox Church - 18/2/14 Visit the Dioscese website: ST. THOMAS INDIAN ORTHODOX HINDI CONGREGATION: A LIGHT UNTO THE NATIONS Bhilai: In what could be termed as a historic decision for the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, H.G. Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, Metropolitan of Calcutta Diocese has formed St. Thomas ...

Orthodox Metropolitan’s hold personal talks with Dr Modi, assures all help for Ahmedabad Diocese

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Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian- February 2014 KOCHI, Kerala -- It was the maiden meeting between Gujarat Chief Minster Dr Narendra Modi and Ahmedabad Diocese Indian Orthodox Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios at the Kochi government guest house yesterday. The cordial 'personal' meeting with the country's future prime minister lasted 30 minutes but both the ...

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church to stand by Apex Court decision on Section 377 of IPC

5/1/13 Liju Cherian #Judgment of Supreme Court to be guiding factor #Church considers homosexuality, gay marriage, same sex marital as sin #Does not agree on viewing all gay men as 'criminals' #Favours amendment to distinguish between consensual, consensual acts #Church to impart free guidance, counselling, medical aid #Advises believers to adhere to teachings of the Church AHMEDABAD, Gujarat, India --- 'The Holy Synodical ...

Metropolitan Mar Seraphim rallies behind stem cell registration drive, leads awareness march

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church  Liju Cherian-20/12/13 BENGALURU ---In keeping with the Christmas spirit of helping the suffering, Indian Orthodox Metropolitan HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim has come out in support for a just cause. The young Shepherd who head the Bengaluru Diocese led the peripheral blood stem cell donor registration drive and registered his name along with ...

Ahmedabad Diocese’s Devaria Mission Project to come up on ‘tithing’

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian- December 2013 GANDHIDHAM, Kachchh, Gujarat, India -- The new Devaria Mission Project of Indian Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad (ODA) has been launched on November 21, 2013. The foundation-stone laying ceremony was held in the blessed presence of Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Metropolitans HG Dr Yuhanon Mar Chrysostomos, Bishop of Niranam Diocese, and HG ...

Metropolitan Mar Seraphim says Indian Orthodox churches to come up in Bengaluru

Liju Cherian Indian Malankara Orthodox Church November 2013 BENGALURU --HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, the young Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan of Indian Orthodox Church, who has visualized robust plans for the overall development of the Diocese, says that the Diocese under his leadership was planning to set up more Orthodox churches on the periphery of the city. In ...

Feast of Saintly Alvares Mar Julius I of Goa

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The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 24/9/13 Visit Metropolitan Alvres Julius Research Project here: India/Goa: The 90th Feast of  Saintly Alvares Mar Julius I of Goa will be held from 22nd September 2013 to 25th September 2013. The Major celebrations will be held at St Marys Orthodox Church in Goa. Saintly Alvares Julius is often hailed as the Champion ...

The Journal of Indian Malankara Orthodox Theological Studies Released

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 31/8/13 The Orthodox Theological Seminary journeys into a maiden venture with the release of The Journal of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Theological Studies. The first volume of the biannual journal was released by Catholicose and Malankara Metropolitan HH Moran Mar Baselius Marthoma Paulose II at a specially held function at the Devalokam ...

Resolution by the Holy Synod of Indian Malankara Orthodox Church on the kidnapped bishops in Syria

Marthoman TV – 10/8/13 India/Kerala/Kottayam: The Holy Synod of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church passed a resolution expressing high concerns over the fate of kidnapped bishops Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Metropolitan Boulous Yazigi in Syria. The Synod urged United Nations and WCC to intervene in the situation to free the Bishops. The Synod also expressed its ...

Ahmedabad Diocese under Metropolitan Mar Yulios achieves total transparency

The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian 17/7/13 AHMEDABAD, India -- The Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad has achieved complete transparency towards maintaining its financial accounts. The Diocese under the able leadership of HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios have come out with booklet of contributors list to the Metropolitan Discretionary Fund (MDF). The booklet contains the list of ...

Catholicos to consecrate Ahmedabad Diocesan Chapel

Liju Cherian Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 7/7/13 AHMEDABAD ~ July 12, 13, 2013 will mark an important day in the annals of Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad (ODA). On July 12, HH Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, will lead the consecration celebrations of the Aramana Chapel and the new block ...

Bengaluru Orthodox Students Ministry spreads out to KGF, holds successful one-day conference called Manna@Gold Fields

17/6/13 Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian  KOLAR GOLD FIELDS, Karnataka — Kolar town, about 100-km away from Bangalore city, witnessed a rare conference of Indian Orthodox students on June 2, Sunday. A one-day conference named Manna@Gold Fields was successfully hosted and students irrespective of cast and religion actively participated with great enthusiasm. Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan HG Dr Abraham ...

Mar Diascoros Metropolitan says premarital counselling for students to offset high divorce rates

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian 30/5/13 MUSCAT : Dr Yuhanon Mar Diascoros, Metropolitan, Madras Diocese of Indian Orthodox Church, has once again underscored a major role for the youth of the Orthodox church. Envisaging a bigger role, the Metropolitan, says the youth cannot be grouped under a ‘diaspora’ but they have an entirely different theological concept. In a ...

The church that St. Thomas built

Nita Sathyendran - 18/5/13 The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church In the midst of a quiet village, Nita Sathyendran finds Arapally, a heritage church believed to have been consecrated by St. Thomas the apostle “You mean Thomayaar koil? Straight ahead!” replies an auto-rickshaw driver as we stop at Thiruvithamcode in Kanyakumari district to ask for directions to the heritage ...

Metrpolitan Mar Seraphim uses Facebook for ministry, tackles liturgy of baptism at professionals meet

Liju Cherian Indian Malankara Orthodox Church  1/5/13 BENGALURU, India ~ HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan of Indian Orthodox, who recently completed the four-figure friends list on Facebook is increasingly using the social networking site for pastoral work. The Metropolitan constantly updates his flock and the Bengaluru youth movement through the Fellowship for Orthodox Professionals in Bangalore ...

Ahmedabad Diocese under Metropolitan Yulios to give priority to education sector, plans international school and ashram

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church - 18/4/13 AHMEDABAD ~ In a major decision, Ahmedabad Diocese under HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, has decided to give top priority to education sector. Realizing this, Ahmedabad Diocese aims to further the cause of education for Orthodox children and others in Gujarat and adjoining states. They have formed a special committee to make ...