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Episcopal Ordination Anniversary of our Catholicos

  • Posted on: 15 August 2012

August 15 is a day close to the heart of all Indian Christians, both because it is the Feast of Shunoyo (or the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary) and because it is Indian Independence Day, but it is special to Syro-Malankara Catholics for another reason. On 15 August 2001, then-Msgr. Isaac Thottunkal was ordained a bishop. Today, His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis, the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church celebrates the eleventh anniversary of his ordination to the episcopacy.

Eighth Syro-Malankara Catholic Convention held in Hudson Valley

  • Posted on: 15 August 2012

Beginning on Thursday, August 9, 2012, Malankara Catholics from across the nation gathered together for the eighth national convention. This Convention, the first since the establishment of the Exarchate two years ago, was organized by the Pastoral Council in close consultation with the Bishop of the Exarchate, the Most Reverend Thomas Mar Eusebius. Bishop Eusebius envisioned a Convention wherein people could mingle with each other, pray together, worship together - all in an atmosphere conducive to rest, relaxation, study and prayer.

New Jersey Parish Establishment

  • Posted on: 10 July 2012

Rahway, New Jersey - July 8, 2012

The St. Thomas Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission in New Jersey was raised to the status of a canonical parish in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate in the USA on Sunday, July 8, 2012 on the occasion of the celebration of the feast of its heavenly Patron St. Thomas.

Soon to be Deacons of the Church

  • Posted on: 7 July 2012

Gratefully acknowledging the miraculous providence of the Lord for His Church, the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate in the USA happily announces the Ordinations of Bro. Lintu Markose and Bro. Michael Edathil to Diaconate, to be held at 9.00 am on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at the St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1500 De Paul Street, Elmont, New York 11003. The Ordination ceremony will be presided over by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius, Bishop of the Exarchate. Very Rev. Msgr. Peter Vaccari, Rector, St.

Rockland Parish Establishment

  • Posted on: 4 July 2012

The St. Peter’s Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission in Rockland County, New York was raised to the status of a canonical parish in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate in the USA on Sunday, July 1, 2012 on the occasion of the feast of its heavenly Patron and the tenth anniversary of the starting of the mission. During the celebration of the Holy Eucharist by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius, Bishop of the Exarchate, Rev. Sunny Mathew, Vice-Chancellor of the Exarchate read out the Decree of His Excellency, establishing the parish. Rev. Augustine A Mangalath, the Pastor, Mr.

Concelebrated Holy Qurbono at Historic Site

  • Posted on: 26 June 2012

On Sunday, June 24th, His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis Catholicos, the Head and Father of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, concelebrated the Holy Qurbono with His Excellency Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius, the Bishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate and the Apostolic Visitor to Canada and Europe, at St. Francis Xavier’s Church in Dublin, Ireland. The celebration of the Holy Qurbono occured exactly eighty years after the Servant of God, Archbishop Mar Ivanios, the first Archbishop of Trivandrum, celebrated Holy Qurbono at this very church.

Two Seminarians Receive the Minor Order of Heupadyakno

  • Posted on: 21 June 2012

New Hyde Park, NY - June 20, 2012

The bishop of the Exarchate, Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius, conferred the minor order of Heupadyakno on two of the Exarchate's seminarians, Lintu Markose and Michael Edathil. The Holy Qurbono was celebrated in the larger chapel of the Bishop's House. The Chancellor, Very Rev. Augustine Mangalath, and Rev. Frs. Sathyan Antony, OIC, and Pradeep Mammen (Archeparchy of Tiruvalla) concelebrated with His Excellency. The Bishop's Secretary, Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose, assisted the Bishop.

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