Mr. John P. Varghese has been elected the new Secretary of the Pastoral Council of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate in the USA. As the former Pastoral Council completed its term of three years on Dec. 31, 2014, the new Council was constituted and the first meeting of the new Council was held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Exarchate Chancery. His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius, Bishop of the Exarchate presided over the meeting. After the members took the oath, they elected the new Secretary by secret ballot. The term of office is for three years.
The Malankara Catholic families living in and around Boston were gathered by His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius on October 4, 2014 on the feast of St. Francis Assisi. The gathering took place at the Syro-Malabar Church in Framingham, thanks to Rev. Fr. Mathew VC, the pastor of the parish. His Excellency celebrated a Holy Mass for our community at 2.00 pm.. Rev. Fr. Augustine Mangalath and Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose concelebrated the Holy Mass. Bro. Jobin Thomas was also present. After the Holy Mass, His Excellency spent some time with the Faithful in conversation.