News Archive

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.

2021 Clergy Appointments

  • Posted on: 17 August 2021

The Eparchial Bishop, Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos, announces the following clergy appointments:

Very Rev. Dr. Saji Mukkoot is appointed as the Director of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Missions in the United States effective October 1, 2021.
Rev. Fr. Michael Edathil is appointed as the Eparchial Director of Family Apostolate effective September 1, 2021.
Rev. Fr. Jerry Mathew is appointed as the Eparchial Director of the MCYM effective September 1, 2021.

Ayakyapettavar! അയക്കപ്പെട്ടവർ

  • Posted on: 21 June 2021

അയക്കപ്പെട്ടവർ (Ayakyapettavar!). This word in English means 'the ones who were sent'.

The Church enters into the Apostolic Lent or also called as Apostles Fast, which commemorates the apostolicity of the Holy Church built on the apostles and dedicates to the Holy Church.

The Church has always presented with examples of the importance of the Apostles to us. To walk through this legacy and attain great knowledge by knowing them, representatives from various Malankara Catholic Eparchies will be sharing their knowledge & information about the Holy Apostles.

MCYM Chai & Chat

  • Posted on: 14 June 2021
MCYMNA hosted a virtual Chai & Chat session on June 1st at 7:30 pm with a theme centralized around Asian American Heritage month in May. The speaker, Fr. Thomas Betz gave an excellent presentation on Asian American history and how the Catholic faith plays a transformative role in the current social and political environment surrounding violence and hate crimes committed against the Asian communities. The attendees were very engaged and enthused by Fr. Betz's knowledge on the topic as well as his lasting relationship with the Malankara community.