Mr. Peter Palal's Sister Passes Away - Prayer Jan 29th at 6:30pm

We are very saddened to inform you that Mr. Peter Palal's (Cypress) sister, Mrs. Ammani Jacob, has passed away in India.  A special prayer meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow at 6:30pm at his home in Cypress.  All members in the nearby areas should make every effort to attend.  Please pass on the information to our members in your area.

The St. Thomas Orthodox Church gives our heart-felt condolences to the family.  Please keep the family in your daily prayers during this difficult time.

Address: (click here for directions)
11409 Providencia St.
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 897-6390

Nineveh Fast Retreat - Mon., January 21st

MGOCSM will hold a Nineveh Fast Retreat on Monday, January 21st from 10am to 5pm at our church.  The Retreat is open to all members that wishes to participate.  Dn. Saju Varghese will lead the Retreat. 

10am - Matins (Morning Prayer)
11am - 3rd Hour
1pm - 6th Hour
3pm - 9th Hour
4pm - Vespers (Evening Prayer)

We encourage all youths and adults to attend and participate in this Retreat.

40th Day Memorial Service for Barnabas Thirumeni - Sun., January 20th

The 40th day Memorial Service for H.G. Mathews Mar Barnabas will be held on Sunday, January 20th.  Special prayers and a business meeting will be held on this day.

Ordained as Bishop on May 15, 1978, Thirumeni served 4 dioceses during the 34 years he was Bishop. Angamali diocese from 1978-1980, Kottayam from 1980-1985, Idukki from 1985- 1992 and America from 1992-2011.

Let the life and teachings of Thirumeni inspire us to live a sanctified life as Thirumeni led.

May his memory be eternal.

Lilly Kochamma's One Year Memorial

Last year on January 15th the Lord took our Lilly Kochamma to Heaven. She is now watching over us with the Angels. Though she is gone from us, we will cherish all the memories that she left us.  We give all the love and prayers for Achen and family as we approach the one year memorial. 

We miss you Kochamma!

Members of St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Los Angeles

Sunday School Resumes - January 6th

Sunday School will resume on Sunday, January 6th at 9am.  Please make sure to bring your children on time. 

Sunday School Mid-Terms will be held on Sunday, February 3rd.  Please mark your calendars and prepare your children for the exam.