Metropolitan Hosts Seminarians at Diocesan Chancery

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His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, hosted the seminarians of both the Northeast American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church & the Diocese of South-West America at the Diocesan Chancery for prayer, dinner and fellowship.

After praying Vespers & Compline in the Saint Thomas Diocesan Chapel, the seminarians offered reflections on their pastoral and theological formation thus far at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary.

Conversations over dinner also included the importance of theological education, and pastoral challenges that can arise in ministry. As the academic year comes to an end, His Grace offered his prayers and encouragement as they approach their final examinations.

As seen from left to right with His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos:

Sanjay Mathew, 2nd Year M. Div. - Northeast American Diocese

Jithin Zachariah, 2nd Year M. Div. - Diocese of South-West America

Amal Punnose, 2nd Year M. Div. - Diocese of South-West America

Royce Mathew, 1st Year M. Div. - Northeast American Diocese

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