Mar Ivanios Day celebrated
Mar Ivanios Day was celebrated at St. Vincent De Paul Cathedral, Elmont on July 15, 2018. The Solemn Memorial Qurbono was celebrated by His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos, the bishop of the Eparchy, and was concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Augustine Mangalath, Chancellor and Procurator of the Eparchy, Rev. Fr. John Thundiath, Vicar General of the Eparchy of Pathanamthitta, Rev. Fr. Noby Ayyaneth, and Rev. Fr. Jerry Mathew. After the Holy Qurbono, Bishop Philipos Mar Stephanos commemorated the life, the character, and the contributions of Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios in connection to the history of both the Malankara and Universal Church. Following the commemoration by the bishop of the Eparchy, dhoopapraarthana was conducted, followed by Sleebamuthu and meal. Around 350 people were present for the celebrations.