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Pastoral Council Meeting

  • Posted on: 6 September 2017
On September 2, 2017, the Pastoral Council meeting was held at 10 am in the Bishop’s House, Elmont, NY. In the meeting, the Council was informed of the accounts until August 15, 2017. The Council, along with the Secretaries and Treasurers of the parishes, also discussed the plans for the Installation of the new bishop on October 28 and proposed the amounts that needed to be collected from each parish according to their strength.

North-East Regional Family Conference 2017

  • Posted on: 30 August 2017

The second of the three Regional Family Conferences planned for the current year in the Eparchy was held at the Syro-Malankara Catholic Cathedral, Elmont from August 5 to 6. The theme selected for the Conference is ‘Cast your net into the deep’. Rev. Dr. Jose Mariadas OIC was the chief resource person for the adult group. Around 310 faithful attended the Conference from our parishes in the region, namely Cathedral, Yonkers, Rockland, New Jersey, and Philadelphia. Rev. Fr. Noby Ayyaneth, the Pastor of our Cathedral parish was the Chief Coordinator of the Conference. Mr.

MCYMNA Leadership Camp 2017

  • Posted on: 30 August 2017
The MCYM Leadership Camp was held at Summit Lake Camp at Emmitsburg, Maryland on August 17 to 20, 2017. The theme of the Camp was Timothy 4:12 - “Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.” The event consisted of participants from throughout USA and Canada from as south as Houston, Texas to as north as Toronto, Canada. Talks were given by Marriana Leahy from the Culture Project, Christopher Thomas from Toronto parish, and Fr. Jerry Mathew.

Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius

  • Posted on: 5 August 2017
His Holiness, Pope Francis has approved the appointment of His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius as the first bishop of the newly erected Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy of Parassala, which has been formed by bifurcating from the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum. The appointment was made by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos at the recommendation of the Holy Synod of the Syro- Malankara Catholic Church. The appointment about the episcopal appointment and the canonical erection of the new eparchy was made concurrently in Rome and at the St.

Most Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Stephanos

  • Posted on: 5 August 2017
Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Most. Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Sthephanos as the second bishop of the St.Mary, Queen of Peace Syro Malankara Catholic Eparchy in the USA and Canada. The appointment was made at the recommendation of the Holy Synod of the Syro Malankara Catholic Church. The announcement about this appointment was made concurrently in Rome and at the St. Mary’s Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum, Kerala and at the Cathedral of the St.

North-East Region Family Conference Registration Kick-Off

  • Posted on: 10 July 2017
The second of the three Regional Family Conferences of the Eparchy, scheduled to take place this year, will be held on August 5 and 6 at the Syro-Malankara Catholic Cathedral, Elmont, New York. The Registration Kick-Off for the same was held on Sunday, July 9 at the Cathedral Parish. His Excellency Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius officiated the ceremony. He inaugurated the Registration by receiving the Registration form from Mr. Thundiyath Babukutty, who has been appointed the General Convener of the Conference.

Mid-West Regional Family Conference

  • Posted on: 1 July 2017
The first of the three Regional Family Conferences planned for the current year in the Eaprchy was held in Chicago from June 23 to 25. Around 75 families attended the Conference from our three parishes in the region, namely Chicago, Detroit and Toronto. Rev. Babu Madathilparambil, the Pastor of our Parish in Chicago was the Chief Coordinator of the Conference. Mr. Benjamin Thomas of the Chicago parish served as the General Convener. The Conference was very efficiently organized, thanks to the wholehearted cooperation and hard work of our Chicago parishioners. His Excellency the Most Rev.

MCYM Weekend Getaway

  • Posted on: 19 June 2017
The MCYM-East Regional Board held the first ever "MCYM Weekend Getaway" at Camp Poyntelle Lewis Village, Pennsylvania on June 16-18. It was a three day event from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon conducted to give the youth above the age of 18 from the Eparchy an opportunity to spend time with each other in a relaxing and fun picnic-like atmosphere. The event featured events such as Hiking, Ultimate  Frisbee, and bonfire along with short talks by Fr. Michael Edathil, Sr. Jocelyn Edathil, and Fr. Jerry Mathew and daily Mass.

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