Veneration of the OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Continues in France

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OCP News Service – 25/10/15

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

France: Veneration of the OCP Icon of St Gregorious of Parumala continue to take place in France under the leadership of Metropolitan Mor Mairam Philipose – Primate of the Eglise Syro-Orthodoxe-Francophone Church (a small Oriental Orthodox Church based in Paris- France).  On Sunday 25th October 2015, the icon was venerated at the Church of the Holy Trinity ( Syriac Orthodox French-speaking community of the Atlantic Coast).

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 Chancellor’s residence in Chicago.

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