St. Thomas Men's Forum

St. Thomas the ApostleThis organization was formed during the Family & Youth Conference in 2001, for the American Diocese. The official inauguration was held on June 16, 2002 by Their Graces Metropolitans Dr. Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, Mathews Mar Barnabas & Zachariah Mar Nicholovos at St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, New Hyde Park, New York.

The objectives of this Forum are:

  • To achieve better harmony in families through proper orientation to life in America
  • To bring spiritual leaders for lectures and presentations on family issues, particularly related to men
  • To organize prayer and bible study at individual parishes on a regular basis
  • Family budgeting and how to face financial issues
  • Childrens' education and future- the sources of grants and scholarships, as well as the selection of colleges and universities