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Bishop Stephanos attends Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York

  • Posted on: 11 October 2021
The Eparchial Bishop, His Excellency Philipos Mar Stephanos, and Rev. Fr. Jobin Thomas attended the 44th annual Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on October 11, 2021. The annual Mass celebrates Italian heritage and the unique contribution of Italian Americans to New York City and the country. Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, was the principal celebrant.

Appointment of Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot as Director of Malankara Catholic Missions in the USA

  • Posted on: 2 October 2021
The Eparchial Bishop, His Excellency Most Rev. Philipos Mar Stephanos, has appointed Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot as the Director of Malankara Catholic Missions in the United States. He took charge of this office on October 1, 2021. The Eparchy offers its prayerful best wishes to Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot on this new endeavour.

Appointment of Fr. Babu Madathiparambil in Philadelphia

  • Posted on: 2 October 2021
The Eparchial Bishop, His Excellency Most Rev. Philipos Mar Stephanos, has appointed Rev. Fr. Babu Madathiparambil as the new Pastor of St. Jude Syro-Malankara Catholic Church of Philadelphia. He took charge of the parish on October 1, 2021. Fr. Babu was previously serving the St. Mary Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, Chicago as Pastor for the past 7 years. The Eparchy extends a hearty welcome to Fr. Babu Madathiparambil and wishes him God's blessings.

Meeting with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston

  • Posted on: 24 September 2021
His Eminence Daniel Cardinal Dinardo, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and Most Rev. Italo DellOro, Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston Houston, met with the Eparchial Bishop, H.E. Philipos Mar Stephanos at the Chancery Office in Houston. Rev. Fr. Binny Philip. the Pastor of the St. Peter's Syro-Malankara Catholic Church in Houston was also present.

Purchase of the School Building Complex in Elmont, New York

  • Posted on: 24 September 2021
It is with profound gratitude to God that St. Mary, Queen of Peace Eparchy realized its long-cherished dream of purchasing the school building complex on September 1, 2021, with the intention of developing a Pastoral and Charitable Center, in Elmont, New York. The Eparchy expresses its heartfelt gratitude to H.E. Philipos Mar Stephanos who worked tirelessly to see this dream come to fruition, and to our former Eparch, H.E. Thomas Mar Eusebius who laid the foundation for the Eparchy to pursue this dream.

2021 Clergy Appointments

  • Posted on: 17 August 2021

The Eparchial Bishop, Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos, announces the following clergy appointments:

APOSTOLATES
Very Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot is appointed as the Director of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Missions in the United States effective October 1, 2021.
Rev. Fr. Michael Edathil is appointed as the Eparchial Director of Family Apostolate effective September 1, 2021.
Rev. Fr. Jerry Mathew is appointed as the Eparchial Director of the MCYM effective September 1, 2021.

Ayakyapettavar! അയക്കപ്പെട്ടവർ

  • Posted on: 21 June 2021

അയക്കപ്പെട്ടവർ (Ayakyapettavar!). This word in English means 'the ones who were sent'.

The Church enters into the Apostolic Lent or also called as Apostles Fast, which commemorates the apostolicity of the Holy Church built on the apostles and dedicates to the Holy Church.

The Church has always presented with examples of the importance of the Apostles to us. To walk through this legacy and attain great knowledge by knowing them, representatives from various Malankara Catholic Eparchies will be sharing their knowledge & information about the Holy Apostles.

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