2012 Christmas Program - Sat., December 22nd @ 5pm

The 2012 Christmas Program "The Miracle of Christmas", will be held on, Saturday, December 22nd, at 5pm at William Bristol Auditorium in Bellflower. Please let all your friends and family know and encourage them to attend. There will be many programs including Nativity, group/action songs, skits, dances, plays and carols. Come and enjoy an evening of entertainment with your family and friends. Please contact Mr. Jijo Koshy, Coordinator, if you need more information.

William Bristol Auditorium (Click here for directions)
16600 Civic Center Dr.
Bellflower, CA 90706

MMVS Meeting - Sun., December 16th

The last Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam Meeting for 2012 will be held on Sunday, December 16th, after the Holy Qurbana. All women are requested to attend and participate. We will also have our annual elections for 2013 at this meeting.

We had a great year with lots of activities including the Diocesan Level Annual Conference in October. All the hard work from each member made the conference a huge success. Let us continue to keep the Samajam growing and improve our spiritual knowledge.

Live Burial Service of Barnabas Thirumeni - Tue., Dec 11th @ 6pm

The Burial of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan, will be shown live this evening (Tuesday, December 11, 2012) at 6PM at www.orthodoxtv.in.

The Burial Service of our Vailya Thirumeni at Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Valayanchirangara, Kerala, India will begin with Holy Qurbana (7:30AM IST), celebrated by His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan followed by the Rite of Burial.

His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas enters eternal rest

With faith in Christ and in hope of the Resurrection, we inform you of the falling asleep of our beloved Father in Christ, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan.

Information on the Burial Services will be informed as it is finalized in India by His Holiness the Catholicos of the East.

May the memory of our Father in Christ, be eternal!

St. Thomas Orthodox Church of Los Angeles will remember all the memories His Grace has left us and pray for his soul.

Fr. Stephen Varghese of OCYM Visits Los Angeles

Fr. Stephen Varghese, General Secretary of the Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM) will be celebrating the Holy Qurbana on Sunday, December 9th.

Fr. Stephen Varghese of Chenganur Diocese hails from the Thekkedath Kizhakkethil family, Kudassanadu.

The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM), One of the most important spiritual Organization of the Malankara Orthodox Church has come a longway. This spiritual organization having worship, study and service as its objective, occupies a significant place in the history of our church.  The Youth should be the courage of faith shown by St. Stephen, the wisdom of St. Paul and the compassion shown by our Lord Jesus Christ, so should all of us. "Sell what you have and give alms provide yourselves money bags which do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not jail, where no thief approaches nor moth destroys. For where your treasure is there your heart will be also "(St. Luke 12:33, 34).