Reunion Day Celebrations and the Consecration of New Bishops
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church celebrated the 87th anniversary of the Reunion from September 19 to 21. The celebrations were held at Mar Ivanios Nagar, Adoor and was hosted by the Pathanamthitta diocese.
During the celebrations, on September 21, Most Rev. Geevarghese Mar Makkarios (Msgr. George Kalayil) and Most Rev. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius (Msgr. John Kochuthundil) were ordained bishops during the Holy Qurbono at the Green Valley Convention Center, Adoor. Most Rev. Geevarghese Mar Makarios has been appointed as the Bishop of the Eparchy of Puttur and Most Rev. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius has been appointed as the Bishop of the Major Archieparchial Curia and the Apostolic Visitator to Europe and Oceania.
His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos, His Beatitude Ignatius Yousuf Younan, the Patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church in Antioch, all the bishops of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church were present at these jubilant events. In connection with the Reunion Day anniversary, several charity programs have been launched by the Syro-Malankara Church.