On October 26, 2019, the Pastoral Council meeting was held at 1 PM in the Eparchial Chancery, Elmont, NY. His Excellency Philipos Mar Stephanos presided over the meeting, which began with a prayer.
His Excellency extended a formal welcome to everyone and the eight commissions presented their reports, followed by a group discussion. There was also a discussion about the upcoming Regional Family conferences.
Rt. Rev. Msgr. Augustine Mangalath proposed the vote of thanks, and the meeting concluded with prayers and the blessing from Aboon Mar Stephanos.