Abba Seraphim’s condolences on the death of the late Catholicos of the East

May 2014 - The British Orthodox Church On behalf of the clergy and faithful of the British Orthodox Church, Abba Seraphim sent a message of condolence to His Holiness Mar Basilius Mar Thoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East, on hearing a report of the death of his predecessor, Mar Basilius Mar Thoma Didymos I, ...

Catholicos of the East Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II to Meet Pope Francis of Rome – Exclusive

31/8/13 OCP News Service Biography of the Catholicos: Official Website Of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church India/Vatican: Reports from different sources say that His Holiness Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II , Catholicos of the Apostolic Throne of St Thomas and Metropolitan of Malankara will meet Pope Francis on the 5th of September 2013.  A high Church delegation will accompany ...

OCP Secretary welcomes statement by Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan

Dr. Joseph Marthoma Metropolitan 2/9/2012 OCP News Service India/Kerala: Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Secretary and Spokesperson George Alexander have welcomed statements made by Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan, the Primate of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar at their Prathinidhi Mandalam which began on 30th August 2012. Dr. Joseph Marthoma Metropolitan in his speech has congratulated the Indian Malankara Orthodox ...

Man’s greed leading to environmental issues: Catholicos

His Holiness Baselius Marthoma Paulose II

Indian Orthodox Church 20/4/2012 Man’s greed and selfishness was the root cause of all environmental problems facing the world today, said Moran Mor Baselius Mar Thoma Paulose-II, Malankara Metropolitan and Catholicos of the East. The Catholicos was inaugurating the valedictory function of the three-day international conference on `religious response to ecological challenges’, organised by the Nilackal St Thomas ...

Malankara Association meeting on March 7

Indian Orthodox Church 28/2/2012 Malankara Syrian Christian Association, the supreme parliament of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church, will meet at the Catholicate College grounds here on March 7, according to Kuriakose Mar Cleemis, Metropolitan of the Thumpamon diocese of the Church. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Mar Cleemis said the Malankara Syrian Christian Association was the ...

Parumala Feast Concludes

St Gregory of India- The First Canonized Indian Saint

3/11/2011 The Indian Orthodox Church PATHANANMTHITTA: The 109th commemoration perunnal of Geevarghese Mar Gregorios and annual pilgrimage concluded at Parumala near Tiruvalla on Wednesday afternoon with a procession in which thousands participated. The day’s programmes began with Holy Mass led by Mathews Mar Severios at 3 a m. Yacob Mar Ireneus led the Holy Mass held at 7 ...

Parumala Church festival from October 26

St Gregorious of India- The First Canonized Indian Saint

16/10/2011 A 144-hour continuous prayer session will be held CLICK HERE TO VISIT PARUMALA CHURCH WEBSITE The annual festival at the St. Paul's and St. Peter's Church on the banks of the Pampa at Parumala will be held from October 26 to November 2. The festival will begin with a flag-hoisting ceremony on October 26. Senior Metropolitan of ...

Kerala’s Christmas trimming – Snip goes the Menu

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Once upon a time not so long ago in Kerala, the Christmas Day table was a smorgasbord of homemade wine, painstakingly roasted duck and fresh toddy appams among the delicacies. But the times have changed and the meal, still delightful, has undergone a makeover with the menu now tailored to suit ...