Elmont, NY - June 20, 2013 - On Saturday, July 6, 2013, the Most Reverend Thomas Mar Eusebius, Bishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate in the USA, will ordain Deacon Michael Edathil to the priesthood. Deacon Edathil has been in formation at the Saint Joseph Seminary, Dunwoodie, NY and the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, NY. He also completed a year of philosophical studies in India. He will be the first priest ordained for the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate and the first ordained by His Excellency.
June 2, 2013
Elmont, NY – Thanks to the generosity of Bishop William Murphy and the Diocese of Rockville Centre, the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate in the USA has a new chancery and bishop’s residence for its use. The new chancery was formerly the rectory of the Saint Vincent DePaul Parish in Elmont, NY.
On Sunday, June 2, 2013, Corpus Christi Sunday according to the Latin liturgical calendar, the Holy Father Pope Francis will lead a global Holy Hour with the bishops, clergy, and faithful of the Catholic family. Catholics throughout the Church will join together to adore the Lord in the Eucharist and will pray for the Holy Father's intentions.
On this day when Bishop Mar Eusebius celebrates his patronal feast, the clergy, religious, and faithful of the Exarchate offer prayers and cordial best wishes to our beloved Thirumeni. Ad multos annos.
A Holy Qurbono of Thanksgiving will be celebrated by His Excellency at St. John Chrysostom Pro-Cathedral tonight at 6 pm to mark the occasion.
St. John Chrysostom Pro-Cathedral
1500 DE PAUL STREET
ELMONT, NY 11003
For more information: Rev. Abraham Lukose (516) 233-1656
Huntington -- On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Deacon Michael Edathil received his Master of Divinity degree from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception. The degree is awarded at the successful completion of four years of theological training. Along with his classmates, he received his Master of Divinity (MDiv) from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception. In addition to the MDiv degree, the Seminary offers a Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies for candidates to the permanent diaconate, as well as a Master of Arts degree for seminarians and laity.
New York - On Monday, May 13, 2013, His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, and Bishop Mar Eusebius of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Apostolic Exarchate paid a visit to His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and President of the USCCB. His Beatitude and His Excellency met with Cardinal Dolan and other bishops of the New York Archdiocese, including Archbishop Emeritus Edward Cardinal Egan.
Elmont, NY - On Friday, May 10, 2013, the Exarchate hosted a dinner banquet in honor of His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, Major Archbishop-Catholicos. Organized by the Exarchial Presbyteral and Pastoral Councils, the Exarchate welcomed His Beatitude, along with other bishops of the various Indian churches and ecclesial communities in New York. His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis Catholicos, His Grace Zachariach Mar Nicolovos, Bishop of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church's Northeast American Diocese, Rt. Rev.