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The Exarchate to Formally Welcome His Beatitude Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, Major Archbishop-Catholicos

  • Posted on: 6 May 2013

May 6, 2013

New Hyde Park, NY - The Syro-Malankara Catholic Apostolic Exarchate in the USA will formally welcome His Beatitude Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, this weekend in New York. This will mark His Beatitude's first visit to the Exarchate after his elevation to the College of Cardinals last November.

Pre-Cana (Marriage Preparation) Course

  • Posted on: 29 April 2013

Huntington, NY -- The Department of the Family Apostolate of the Exarchate conducted a Pre-Cana (Marriage Preparation) Course on April 27, 28 at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, New York. 15 persons from the Tristate New York parishes participated in the Course. The course was inaugurated by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius, Bishop of the Exarchate. Classes were offered on the following topics: Sacramental and Liturgical Theology of Marriage and the Meaning of the Signs and Symbols of Malankara Catholic Marriage (Most Rev. Dr.

Blessing of Central Cross for the New Houston Parish Church

  • Posted on: 24 April 2013

Houston -- On Sunday, April 21, 2013, His Excellency Bishop Mar Eusebius celebrated the Holy Qurbono at St. Peter's Malankara Catholic Parish in Houston. After the Holy Qurbono, His Excellency blessed the central cross of the new church building which is under construction. On this occasion, His Excellency also met with the parish committee and the church construction committee to discuss the progress of the building project.

Easter Sunday

  • Posted on: 31 March 2013

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. On Sunday, March 31st, His Excellency Mar Eusebius celebrated the Easter services and Holy Qurbono at St. Mary's Malankara Catholic Church, New Rochelle, together with Rev. Fr. Sunny Mathew Kavuvila and all the parishioners and religious of the parish.

Maundy (Holy) Thursday

  • Posted on: 28 March 2013

ELMONT, N.Y – On Wednesday evening, March 27, His Excellency Mar Eusebius celebrated the phesaho services at St. John Chrysostom Pro-Cathedral. He was assisted by Reverend Fathers Abraham Lukose and Sathyan Antony, OIC. At the conclusion of the canonical hours, His Excellency washed the feet of twelve male parishioners, anointing them with oil, and kissing them. This action commemorates the humility of our Lord as He washed the feet of the Apostles at the Last Supper. Afterwards, His Excellency had his feet washed by Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose, the Pastor of St.

Palm Sunday

  • Posted on: 25 March 2013

DOUGLASTON, QUEENS – On Sunday, March 24, His Excellency Mar Eusebius led the St. Basil Malankara Catholic community in the Palm Sunday services. The liturgical service for Palm Sunday begins at the conclusion of the thuyobo and involves the blessing and distribution of palms, a solemn procession commemorating the Lord’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem, and the exaltation of the cross (zuyoho). The service was followed by a solemn celebration of the Holy Qurbono, during which Rev. Fr. Sathyan, OIC, concelebrated with His Excellency.

Malankara Exarchate in the March for Life 2013

  • Posted on: 27 January 2013

It was a cold and blustery morning, on Friday January 25, 2013 in Washington D.C, as thousands of people from all over the country gathered together at the annual March for Life. Held every year in the nation’s capitol in remembrance of the fateful decision that was made in the court case Roe vs. Wade to make abortion legal, this March, like other’s before it, gathered together people of all nations, cultures and religions in solidarity to represent the millions of unheard voices of those who had lost their lives to abortion.