Rev. Dr. George Oonnoonny & Rev. Fr. Jobin Thomas attend the 84th Annual Convention of the Canon Law Society of America
Rev. Dr. George Oonnoonny and Rev. Fr. Jobin Thomas represented the St. Mary Queen of Peace Eparchy at the 84th Annual Convention of the Canon Law Society of America (CLSA) which was held in Cleveland, Ohio. 400 members of the Canon Law Society of America gathered in Cleveland from October 10-13, 2022. A variety of canonical topics were discussed including gender identity, lack of faith/marriage invalidity, sacramental record-keeping, sanctity, holiness and canonization, vulnerable persons and the law, issues related to baptism, technology for governance, outdoor weddings and canonical guidance for Latin clergy and laity serving Eastern Catholics.
Rev. Dr. George Oonnoonny presently serves as the Eparchial Tribunal's Judicial Vicar and Rev. Fr. Jobin Thomas serves as the Ecclesiastical Notary for the Tribunal and is presently in the 2nd year of his Licentiate in Canon Law (JCL) program offered by St. Paul's University in Ottawa, Canada.