Cathedral Sanctuary Blessing
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The solemn blessing of the renovated sanctuary of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Cathedral of the St. Mary, Queen of Peace Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy in the USA and Canada is to be held in Elmont, New York, at 2.45 pm. on Saturday, March 25, on the great feast of Annunciation. The blessing ceremony will be presided over by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. His Eminence Tomothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York shall give the homily during the liturgy. Around twenty bishops from and around New York, many priests and sisters and a large number of our faithful will be participating in the ceremony. His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius, the bishop of the Eparchy, Rev. Fr. Thomas Ayyaneth, the Rector of the Cathedral and the parishioners extend a cordial invitation to all to be part of this joyous and blessed celebration.