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World Blood Donor Day 2021

  • Posted on: 14 June 2021
World Blood Donor Day takes place on June 14 each year. The aim is to raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion and of the critical contribution voluntary, unpaid blood donors make to national health systems.

13 Day Fast (Sleeha Nombu)

  • Posted on: 13 June 2021
Wednesday, June 16 is the beginning of the 13-day lent known as 'Sleeha Nombu', which in English translates to the 'Apostles Fast.' The practice of this fast means following in the footsteps of the Apostles (Heb. 13-7) who observed it in fulfillment of the Lord Jesus' words: "The days will come when the Bridegroom shall be taken from them and then shall they fast." (Matt 9:15). After the Ascension of the Lord Jesus to heaven and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples, they started to fast.

June 5 World Environment Day

  • Posted on: 5 June 2021

June 5 World Environment Day
The United Nations started the Environment Day celebration on June 5, 1972. The aim of Environment Day is to protect trees and forests, expand forest areas, ensure global environmental balance and climate sustainability.
This day stands as a reminder to each one of us to protect nature. Every year this day is celebrated with a message. The Environment Day message of 2021 is 'Environmental Restoration'.

2nd Anniversary of the commemoration of H.E. Geevarghese Mar Timotheos

  • Posted on: 4 June 2021

മലങ്കര സുറിയാനി കത്തോലിക്കാ സഭ തിരുവല്ല അതിഭദ്രാസനത്തിലെ അഞ്ചാമത്തെ അധ്യക്ഷൻ അഭിവന്ദ്യ ഗീവർഗീസ് മാർ തീമോത്തിയോസ് പിതാവിന്റെ രണ്ടാമത് ഓർമ്മ തിരുനാൾ.

Today, the Malankara Catholic Church marks the 2nd Second Anniversary of the commemoration of H.E. Geevarghese Mar Timotheos, the 5th Bishop of the Archdiocese of Tiruvalla.

Anniversary of the Episcopal Ordination of our Bishop

  • Posted on: 13 March 2021
On behalf of all the Clergy, Religious, and Faithful of St. Mary, Queen of Peace Eparchy, we extend prayerful greetings to our Dear Aboon Mar Stephanos, who celebrates his Episcopal Ordination Anniversary on March 13th. Ad Multos Annos Dear Aboon! St. Mary, Queen of Peace Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy in the USA & Canada also extends its prayerful greetings to Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Mar Irenios, Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Anthonios, Most Rev. Dr. Vincent Mar Paulos, who also celebrate their Episcopal Anniversary today!

Ordination of Dn. Varghese Anchanithadathil

  • Posted on: 30 January 2021

Rev. Dn. Varghese Anchanithadathil will be ordained a priest for the Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy in the USA and Canada on Tuesday, February 2 at Christ the King Syro-Malankara Catholic Church in Ranni, Kerala, India by the Eparchial Bishop, His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos. Dn. Varghese completed his Philosophical Studies at the Papal Seminary in Pune, and his Theological studies at St. Mary's Malankara Major Seminary, Trivandrum.

Registration Open for Marriage Preparation (Pre-Cana) Course

  • Posted on: 18 December 2020

The registration for the Marriage Preparation (Pre-Cana) Course is now open to the public. The course, organized by the Department of Family Apostolate, will be conducted online on March 6 & 7, 2021. Various scholarly resource persons will take classes for the participants on the Theology of the Sacrament of Matrimony, Family Psychology, Marriage Communication and Family Relationship, Marriage Canon Laws, Family Spirituality, Theology of the Body, Marriage Sexuality, and Stewardship and Family Budgeting.

3rd Anniversary of the Enthronement of Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos

  • Posted on: 6 November 2020
On Sunday, November 1, 2020, the 3rd Anniversary of the Enthronement of our Eparchial Bishop Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos was celebrated at St. Vincent De Paul Syro-Malankara Catholic Cathedral. To mark the occasion, a cake was cut by Bishop Stephanos, who was surrounded by many of his flock. May God continue to grant our dear Aboon good health and wisdom as he continues to shepherd our Eparchy.