Fifth Dukhrono of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas
The Diocese will come together to observe the fifth Dukhrono of our most beloved and father in Christ, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Memorial Services for our Vailya Thirumeni will be held at Saint George Orthodox Church of Staten Island. Matins will begin at 8:30AM, followed by Holy Qurbana with prayers for our departed Metropolitan.
His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan has directed all parishes in the Diocese are to observe the Dukhrono of our beloved Vailya Thirumeni on Sunday, December 10, 2017 with utmost piety and love.
For further information, please contact the Diocesan Secretary, Reverend Father Sujit Thomas or Reverend Father Dr. Johnson C. John, Vicar of Saint George Church.
Our clergy and faithful who will be in Kerala, India on December 9, 2017 are encouraged to participate in Divine Services which will be celebrated at Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Valayanchirangara, Kerala, India, where our beloved Vailya Thirumeni is entombed.
May our Diocese always remember, and never forget the labors of this spiritual giant. May the intercession of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan preserve our Diocese, our clergy, and faithful. May the memory our Vailya Thirumeni be eternal!
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