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His Holiness Pope Francis Erects Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy in USA and Canada

  • Posted on: 8 January 2016

On January 4, 2016 His Holiness Pope Francis has elevated the Syro-Malankara Catholic Apostolic Exarchate in the USA to the status of an Eparchy and has included the territory of Canada to the new Eparchy. The Holy Father appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius as the first bishop of the Eparchy. The new Eparchy is called St. Mary, Queen of Peace Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy in USA and Canada. This news was announced concurrently at the Vatican, Syro-Malankara Major Archiepiscopal Curia in Trivandrum, India and at the St.

Christmas Celebration and Inauguration of the Silver Jubilee of the Dallas Parish

  • Posted on: 28 December 2015
The Christmas celebration of the St. Mary's Malankara Catholic Parish, Dallas was presided over by His Excellency Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius during his pastoral visit to the parish. After the solemn liturgy of the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord at 7.00 pm on December 24, His Excellency inaugurated the year long celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the founding of the Malankara Catholic community in Dallas.

Convention Souvenir Release

  • Posted on: 26 October 2015
During the pastoral council meeting of the Exarchate, held on October 24, the souvenir of the 9th Syro-Malankara Catholic Convention held from August 6 to 9 at Virginia, was released. His Excellency Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius released the souvenir and handed over the first copy to Mr. John P. Varghese, Secretary of the Exarchial Pastoral Council. The Chairman of the Souvenir Committee, Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose thanked all the members of the committee and all the sponsors. The valuable service of Mr.

Exarchial Pastoral Council Meeting

  • Posted on: 26 October 2015
An ordinary meeting of the Exarchial Pastoral Council was held on October 24, 2015 at the Exarchial Chancery. The meeting was presided over by His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius. The main item in the meeting agenda was the evaluation of the recently concluded Malankara Catholic Convention. His Excellency thanked all the members of the pastoral council and all those who worked hard to make the convention an unforgettable ecclesial experience. Special mention was made about the leadership and service provided by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery (the Co-Chairman), Very Rev. Fr.

Congratulations to Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose

  • Posted on: 19 October 2015
His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius appointed Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose as the new Pastor of the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral Parish. He took charge of his new ministry on Oct. 18, 2015. Father Abraham Lukose replaces Rev. Fr. Sathyan Antony OIC who has been serving the Cathedral Parish as its Pastor for the past two years. We extend hearty congratulations to Fr. Abraham Lukose and wish him God's blessings.

Farewell to Rev. Fr. Sathyan Antony OIC

  • Posted on: 19 October 2015
Rev. Fr. Sathyan Antony OIC has been serving the Exarchate since July, 2011. For the past more than two years he served as the Pastor of the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral Parish. On October 18, Father Sathyan was a given a warm send off, organized by the Cathedral Parish. Father Sathyan presided over the Sunday Holy Mass and after the Holy Mass, a farewell meeting was held at the Cafeteria on the Cathedral campus. His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius presided over the meeting and thanked Fr.

Calgary Malankara Catholic Mission

  • Posted on: 11 September 2015
A new mission for the Syro-Malankara Catholic faithful living in and around Calgary in Canada was inaugurated on August 29, 2015 by His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius. His Excellency celebrated the Holy Mass for our community in Calgary at the St. Joseph’s Church. After the Holy Mass, His Excellency officially inaugurated the mission, naming it, ‘St. Jude Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission of Calgary’. Rev. Fr. John Kuriakose has been appointed the Vicar of this mission. The Syro-Malankara Catholic community in Edmonton along with their Vicar Rev. Fr.

Mar Ivanios Day Celebrations

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
The 62nd anniversary of the heavenly journey of the Servant of God Mar Ivanios was celebrated by the Exarchate on Sunday, July 12, 2015. The celebration was started with the morning prayers at the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral, followed by concelebrated Holy Qurbono. His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius presided over the liturgical celebration. Rev. Dr. Paul Thelakkat gave the homily. Very Rev. Fr. Augustine Mangalath, Rev. Fr. Sathyan O.I.C, Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose, Rev. Dr. Sunny Mathew, Rev. Fr. Rev. Fr. Francis Assisi and Rev. Fr.

Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee Celebration

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
The Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee of two Malankara Catholic priests in North America, namely, Rev. Dr. Geroge Oonnoonny and Rev. Dr.Gigi Philip was celebrated on July 11 under the auspices of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate. The Jubilarians celebrated the Holy Mass at 11.00 am at the St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral Church. His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius preached the homily during the Mass. After the celebration of the Holy Mass, the Jubilarians were felicitated by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery and Mr.

Malankara Catholic Bible Convention - 2015

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
The Malankara Catholic Bible Convention of 2015 was held on 10, 11 and 12 July, 2015 at the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral, Elmont, New York. Rev. Dr. Paul Thelakkat from the Archdiocese of Ernakulam was the preacher. The convention started every day with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist in the morning and concluded with the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 5.00 pm. A good number of our faithful from our Cathedral Parish, our parishes in New Rochelle, Rockland County, New Jersey and from the neighboring parishes participated in the convention. Mr.

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