The MCYM members of the five parishes in the New York Tristate Region conducted a Youth Night at the St. Vincent de Paul Church auditorium, Elmont on January 12, 2013. There were around 150 youth participants and also as many parents. The Youth Night was inaugurated by His Excellency Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius. The youth from our five parishes performed exciting cultural shows on the stage. It was a great time being together and enjoying together the cultural talents of our youth. The gathering was concluded with dinner. Rev. Sunny Mathew, Director of the New York Tristate region MCYM and Mr.
The Head and Father of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis, Major Archbishop Catholicos was received to the College of Cardinals of the Universal Church by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI during a very impressive ceremony held at the St. Peter's Basilica, Rome on November 24, 2012. H.B. Baselios Cardinal Cleemis is the first Cardinal of the Malankara Church and the youngest Cardinal in the College of Cardinals.
The celebration of the Year of Faith, declared by the Holy Father for the Universal Church, was officially inaugurated in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius on November 17 in the St. Thomas Syro-Malankara Catholic parish, New Jersey during the Exarchate Pastoral Council Meeting. Also present on the occasion were Rev. Monsignor Peter Kochery, Vicar General of the Exarchate and many of priests and pastoral council members of the Exarchate.
Rev. Monsignor Peter Kochery, the Vicar General of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate, who has been honored by the Holy Father with the title ‘Chaplain to the Holy Father’ was accorded an official felicitation by the Exarchate on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at the St. Thomas Syro-Malankara Catholic parish in New Jersey by the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate. The celebration started with a thanksgiving Holy Mass celebrated by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius, Bishop of the Exarchate and concelebrated by Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery and many Rev. Fathers. Rev. Fr.
The parish community of the St. Peter’s Syro-Malankara Catholic Parish at Houston has launched the construction of a new church. The foundation stone for the new church was laid by His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius on November 2, 2012 in the presence of Rev. Fr. Job Kalluvilayil, the pastor and the parishioners. Priests from the Syro-Malabar parishes in Houston and Fr. Noby Ayyaneth from the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum were also present on the occasion.
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate joyfully celebrates the Holy Father's announcement of a consistory for the creation of six new Cardinals, which includes His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis Catholicos. The Exarchate rejoices at the ecclesial recognition bestowed on the head and father of the Syro Malankara Catholic Church.
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The long cherished dream of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Faithful in Los Angeles became a reality on October 14, 2012 as the Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission was officially started by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius, bishop of the Sryo-Malankara Catholic Exarchate in USA. Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Mambrakatt is appointed the priest in charge of this Mission. His Excellency and Fr. Kuriakose celebrated the Holy Eucharist with our Faithful in Los Angeles at 10:00 am on October 14th at the Chapel of the Mary Knoll Sisters in Monrovia, and the Mission was officially inaugurated.