On Saturday, January 8, 2021, St. Mary Queen of Peace Eparchy celebrated the Feast Day of the Eparchial Bishop, Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos.
The day was marked with the celebration of the Holy Qurbono with His Excellency as the Main Celebrant, and the Cathedral Rector, Rev. Fr. Noby Ayyaneth as the homilist. The Protosyncellus, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Augustine Mangalath, Rev. Fr. Liju Thundiyil, and Rev. Fr. Jobin Thomas also concelebrated the Holy Qurbono.
The Rev. Sisters and lay faithful of the tri-state area were in attendance representing the entire Eparchy. At the conclusion of the Holy Qurbono, a bouquet was presented to the Eparchial Bishop, cutting of the festal cake, and a Festal lunch was served in the Parish Hall for those in attendance.
On behalf of all the priests, religious, and lay faithful of the Eparchy, we offer prayerful best wishes to our beloved Aboon