“A Day of Prayer for Our Families”

  • Posted on: 20 October 2021

The Family Apostolate of the Eparchy will be conducting a "Day of Prayer for Families" on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at St. Vincent de Paul Syro-Malankara Catholic Cathedral (1500 Depaul Street, Elmont, New York, 11003).

The schedule of the day's event is as follows:
8:30 am - Holy Qurbono
10 am – 5 pm Chain Rosary every hour
5 pm - Evening Prayer
6 pm – Benediction

For further details, please see the flyer below, or contact Rev. Fr. Michael Edathil, the Director of the Family Apostolate: medathil@mccna.org.

Eparchial Day

  • Posted on: 20 October 2021
The 2021 “Eparchial Day” celebration will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the St. Vincent De Paul Cathedral in Elmont, New York. The celebration will begin with the solemn Holy Qurbono at 9 AM celebrated by the Eparchial Bishop, Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos. Following the Holy Qurbono, there will be an Eparchial Level inauguration as we being the Synod on Synodality (2021 - 2023) which is being launched in Dioceses and Eparchies around the world in preparation for the conclusion of the Synod to be held in Rome in 2023.

Bishop Stephanos attends Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York

  • Posted on: 11 October 2021
The Eparchial Bishop, His Excellency Philipos Mar Stephanos, and Rev. Fr. Jobin Thomas attended the 44th annual Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on October 11, 2021. The annual Mass celebrates Italian heritage and the unique contribution of Italian Americans to New York City and the country. Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, was the principal celebrant.

Appointment of Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot as Director of Malankara Catholic Missions in the USA

  • Posted on: 2 October 2021
The Eparchial Bishop, His Excellency Most Rev. Philipos Mar Stephanos, has appointed Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot as the Director of Malankara Catholic Missions in the United States. He took charge of this office on October 1, 2021. The Eparchy offers its prayerful best wishes to Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot on this new endeavour.

Appointment of Fr. Babu Madathiparambil in Philadelphia

  • Posted on: 2 October 2021
The Eparchial Bishop, His Excellency Most Rev. Philipos Mar Stephanos, has appointed Rev. Fr. Babu Madathiparambil as the new Pastor of St. Jude Syro-Malankara Catholic Church of Philadelphia. He took charge of the parish on October 1, 2021. Fr. Babu was previously serving the St. Mary Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, Chicago as Pastor for the past 7 years. The Eparchy extends a hearty welcome to Fr. Babu Madathiparambil and wishes him God's blessings.

Meeting with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston

  • Posted on: 24 September 2021
His Eminence Daniel Cardinal Dinardo, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and Most Rev. Italo DellOro, Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston Houston, met with the Eparchial Bishop, H.E. Philipos Mar Stephanos at the Chancery Office in Houston. Rev. Fr. Binny Philip. the Pastor of the St. Peter's Syro-Malankara Catholic Church in Houston was also present.

Purchase of the School Building Complex in Elmont, New York

  • Posted on: 24 September 2021
It is with profound gratitude to God that St. Mary, Queen of Peace Eparchy realized its long-cherished dream of purchasing the school building complex on September 1, 2021, with the intention of developing a Pastoral and Charitable Center, in Elmont, New York. The Eparchy expresses its heartfelt gratitude to H.E. Philipos Mar Stephanos who worked tirelessly to see this dream come to fruition, and to our former Eparch, H.E. Thomas Mar Eusebius who laid the foundation for the Eparchy to pursue this dream.