News Archive

Malankara Catholic Mission of San Jose

  • Posted on: 17 February 2014
On February 16, 2014, His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius inaugurated the new Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission in San Jose, California. The function was held at the Knanaya Catholic church in San Jose. At 9.30 am. His Excellency was given a liturgical reception at the entrance of the church. Then His Excellency celebrated the Holy Eucharist with our Faithful in the San Francisco Bay area, after which the mission was officially inaugurated and the website of the mission was launched. Rev. Fr.

New York Tri-State Regional Youth Night

  • Posted on: 16 January 2014
The annual Youth Night for the New York Tri-state region was held on January 11, 2014 under the direction of the MCYM Tri-State Regional Board. The evening started at 5:30 pm with Evening prayer followed by Welcome Speech by Abraham Thomas (Regional President) and Director's Address by Rev. Fr. Michael Edathil. Msgr. Richard Figliozzi, Pastor of St. Catherine of Sienna Parish and Administrator of St. Vincent De Paul Parish, Elmont gave the Keynote address.

Legal Registration of the Exarchate

  • Posted on: 24 December 2013
By the grace of God, the process of registering our Exarchate as a legal entity in the US has been successfully completed. The Exarchate has been registered as a Not-for Profit Incorporation having all the rights of a diocese with jurisdiction all of the country. The Exarchate is deeply thankful to Msgr. Alan Placa whose legal expertise in both Canon Law and Civil Law and whose generosity have been instrumental in this achievement.

Year of Faith Celebrations Concluded

  • Posted on: 24 November 2013
The Year of Faith celebration of the Exarchate was concluded with an adoration to the Blessed Sacrament on November 23 at the St. Vincent de Paul church, Elmont. During the adoration Rev. Dr. Mathew Manakattu, former President of the Paurasthya Vidyapeetam, Kottayam shared reflections on how we have to carry forward the spirit of the Year of Faith. After the Holy Hour, prizes for the winners of the Year of Faith Bible Quiz competition were distributed. His Excellency Thomas Mar Eusebius officiated the prize distribution ceremony.

Concluding Celebration for the Year of Faith in the Exarchate

  • Posted on: 21 November 2013

The official conclusion of the Year of Faith activities of the Exarchate shall be held at 5:00 pm on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral in Elmont. The Year of Faith activities of the Exarchate included a year-long Bible Quiz competition across our parishes, classes by specially trained groups in our parishes on themes related to the Year of Faith, separate retreats for our Laity, Religious and Priests, etc.

New Pastor for the Houston Parish

  • Posted on: 19 November 2013
On November 17, 2013, Rev. Fr. John S. Puthenvila assumed charge as the Pastor of the St. Peter’s Malankara Catholic Parish, Houston. After the Holy Mass celebrated by His Excellency Thomas Mar Eusebius, Father Puthenvila took charge from the outgoing Pastor Rev. Fr. Job Kalluvilayil. After the Holy Mass, a small meeting was conducted during which Rev. Fr. Job Kalluvilayil was given a fitting send off and Rev. Fr. John S. Puthenvila was given a cordial welcome. The meeting was presided over by His Excellency. His Excellency thanked Rev. Fr.

Sunday Prayers in English

  • Posted on: 19 November 2013
Elmont, NY – The Department of the Sacred Liturgy in the Exarchate is happy to announce the publication of the new English translation of the Service Book of the Holy Qurbono with the Sunday Prayers. This new book contains the Sunday prayers of all the seven canonical hours of both the Qyamtho and Sleebo seasons and the Service Book of the Holy Qurbono. This book has been prepared by the Department of the Sacred Liturgy in the Exarchate in conjunction with the Synodal Commission for the Liturgy of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. To obtain a copy, contact Rev. Fr.

Malankara Holy Mass during the USCCB Meeting

  • Posted on: 14 November 2013
During the recently concluded Fall Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held at Baltimore, the official Holy Mass at 7.30 am on Tuesday, 12 November, 2013 was celebrated by His Excellency Thomas Mar Eusebius in the Malankara Catholic rite. His Excellency was the homilist also. The choir consisted of our parishioners from Washington and Philadelphia and it was led by Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose. The Holy Mass servers were Bro. Jerry Mathew and Mr. John Eettikalayil.

Marthoma Bishop visits Mar Eusebius

  • Posted on: 29 October 2013
His Excellency Geevarghese Mar Theodocius Episcopa, Bishop of the Marthoma Diocese of North America visited His Excellency Thomas Mar Eusebius at the Exarchate Chancery on October 29, 2013. It was the first visit of the Head of the Marthoma Church in America to the new Malankara Bishop’s House and Chancery at Elmont. Mar Theodocius was received by Mar Eusebius, Father Abraham Lukose and Father Michael Edathil. Mar Theodocius was accompanied by his secretary Father Geevarghese.

Establishment of St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral Parish, Elmont

  • Posted on: 9 September 2013
Two neighboring parishes in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate have been brought together to form a new Cathedral parish for the Exarchate. The erstwhile St. John Chrysostom Malankara Catholic parish, Long Island and St. Basil’s Malankara Catholic parish, Queens have been combined and a new parish by the name St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral Parish, Elmont has been established. The solemn function took place at 10.00 am on Sunday, September 8, 2013, on the Feast of the Nativity of Mother Mary at the St. Vincent de Paul Church in Elmont, New York.