New Zealand’s new Indian Orthodox Church is consecrated and named St Geevarghese Mar Dionysius

Liju Cherian- March 2015 AUCKLAND, New Zealand: St Dionysious Indian Orthodox Church (SDIOC), the first Indian Orthodox Church, for the faithful of Auckland was consecrated on February 13, 14, 2015. Named after St Geevarghese Mar Dionysius of Vattasseril (1858-1934), who was the Malankara Metropolitan (primate) of the Indian Orthodox Church, Vattasseril Geevarghese Mar Dionysius was also popularly ...

A Syriac Poetic Eulogy for St. Gregorios of Parumala by Dr Kurien Thomas

October 2014 Dr. J.J. van Ginkel, affiliated fellow, faculty of humanities, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, the Netherlands, presented an interesting paper in the Eight World Syriac Conference held at Kottayam, India from 8th to 16th September 2014. The paper was titled as “A poetic Eulogy from Kharpat for Geevarghese Mar Gregorios (‘Parumala Thirumani’); reflections on ...

105th Memory of Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Dionysius II

The Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - 14/7/14 India/Kerala/Kottayam: The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church commemorated the 105th feast of his blessed memory Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Dionysius II at Orthodox Theological Seminary. The hierarch Baselios Paulose II led the divine service and metropolitans from different ends of the Church took part in the feast. At 6 pm on ...