Great Lent Prayer Meeting (North Region)

A prayer meeting has been scheduled at Mr. Thankachen Varghese's home in Culver City on Saturday, February 20th at 5:30pm. Please make every effort to attend.

11208 Ryandale Dr., (Click here for directions)
Culver City CA 90232
(310) 390-4587

7 New Bishops Elected

Malankara Association held today at Sasthamkotta Elected the Following 7 Candidates as Bishops.

1. Fr. Dr. V. M. Abraham (40) - B.Sc. B.D, G.S.T, M.Th, D.min, General Secretary (MGOCM of India), St. George Valiya Pally, Eram, Thumpamon Diocese.

2. Fr. Dr. George Pulikkottil (42) – B.Sc, B.D, M.Th, DTh, Professor, St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary Nagpur. Member St. Mathias Church, South Bazar, Kunnamkulam.

3. Fr. V. M. James (56) – M.A, G.S.T, B.D, M.Th, Dip in Theology manager, Mar Elia Chapel, Mount Horeb Ashram, Sasthamkotta. Member of St. Elias Orthodox Church, Dudhannoor, Chengannoor Diocese.

4. Fr. Dr. John Mathews (57) – B.A, M.R.E, Phd. Professor, Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam. From St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Kollam.

5. Very Rev. Dr. Nathanel Ramban (57) – M.A, B.D, M.Th, DTh. Principal St. Pauls Mission Centre, Mavelikkara. Member Mar Baselios Church, Vazhuvady Mavelikkara Diocese.

6. Fr. Dr. Sabu Kuriakose (43) – B.Sc, G.S.T, B.D, M.Th, D.Th. Principal Secretary to His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Didymus I. Member St. George Valiyapally, Chungathara.

7. Very Rev. Yuhanon Remban (47) M.A, B.D, G.S.T, S.T.M Superior,Holytrinity Ashramam, Ranni. Member St. Thomas Valiya Pally, Pandalam, Chengannoor Diocese.

Titus Areeckal's Mother Passes Away

The mother of Mr. Paulose (Late), Elias, Varghese, and Titus Areeckal has passed away on Thursday, February 4th. Mother is also survived by four daughters, Salomy, Baby, Alice and Gladis (All are in New York). Viewing arrangements are scheduled for Saturday, February 6th between 4pm and 7pm at Del Angel Funeral Home, 1001 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando 91340. St. Thomas Orthodox Church gives our heartfelt condolences to Mr. Areeckal and all the families. Please pray for the families during this difficult time.