Apostolic Visit 2015

His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of East & Malankara Metropolitan, was well received by our Diocesan Metropolitan, His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, the members of the Diocesan Council, esteemed clergy and faithful at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Tuesday, June 30th.

Also present were, Their Graces Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios, and Dr. Zacharia Mar Aphrem, Metropolitans.

The following is the official schedule of His Holiness' Apostolic Visit to the Northeast American Diocese. Our Diocesan Metropolitan will accompany His Holiness on all visits:

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Silver Jubilee Celebrations at St. Thomas Orthodox Church - 360 W. Blackwell Street Dover, NJ 07801

  • 7PM - Reception to His Holiness the Catholicos of the East, followed by Vespers & Compline

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Silver Jubilee Celebrations at St. Basil's Orthodox Church - 17 Randolph Avenue Franklin Square, NY 11010

  • 6:30PM - Reception to His Holiness the Catholicos of the East, followed by Vespers & Compline

Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4, 2015

Feast of St. Thomas Celebration at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church - 1009 Unruh Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19111

  • 5:30PM - Reception to His Holiness the Catholicos of the East, followed by Vespers & Compline

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Feast of St. Thomas Celebration at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church - 1009 Unruh Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19111

  • 8:30AM Matins, followed by Divine Liturgy, celebrated by His Holiness the Catholicos of the East
  • 1:30PM - Catholicate Day Celebrations

St. John's Malankara Orthodox Church - 331 Blaisdell Road Orangeburg, NY 10962

  • 6PM - Reception to His Holiness the Catholicos of the East, followed by Vespers & Compline

Sunday, July 5, 2015

St. John's Malankara Orthodox Church - 331 Blaisdell Road Orangeburg, NY 10962

  • 8:30AM - Matins, followed by Divine Liturgy, celebrated by His Holiness the Catholicos of the East
  • 3:30PM - Catholicate Day Celebrations

Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church - 422 Western Highway Tappan, NY 10983

  • 6PM - Reception to His Holiness the Catholicos of the East, followed by Vespers & Compline

Monday, July 6, 2015

Meeting with His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, and Very Reverend Dr. John Behr, and Very Reverend Dr. Chad Hatfield of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary.



July 7th to July 11th 2015

His Holiness leaves to Dallas for Apostolic Visit to Diocese of South-West America



Saturday, July 11, 2015

St. Gregorios Orthodox Church - 6890 Professional Court Mississauga, ON L4V 1X6

  • 6PM - Reception to His Holiness the Catholicos of the East, followed by Vespers & Compline

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Consecration of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church - 6890 Professional Court Mississauga, ON L4V 1X6

  • 8AM - Matins, Rite of Consecration, followed by Divine Liturgy, celebrated by His Holiness the Catholicos of the East
  • 1PM - Catholicate Day Celebrations

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