New Diocesan Council Elected

The Diocesan Assembly of the Northeast American Diocese gathered
together in St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Bensalem, Pennsylvania on
Saturday, June 4, 2017.

The Assembly opened with prayer led by the Metropolitan and clergy.
After the opening prayer service, Rev. Fr. Abey George offered a brief
meditation on the Gospel of Saint Matthew.

One of the main items in the agenda was to elect the new Diocesan
Council for the term 2017 to 2022. On behalf of the Northeast American
Diocese, His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, recognized the dedication
and hard work of the outgoing Diocesan Council.

The Diocesan Assembly of the Northeast American Diocese, elected the
following individuals to the Diocesan Council for the term 2017 to
2022

Diocesan Secretary
Rev. Fr. Sujit Thomas (Vicar of St. Thomas Orthodox Church Rochester, New York)

Diocesan Council Members
Rev. Fr. Babu Mathew (Vicar of St. Stephen Orthodox Church of Midland
Park, New Jersey)
Rev. Fr. Mathew Thomas (Vicar of St. Mary's Orthodox Church of Valley
Cottage, New York)
Mr. Philip George (Member of St. George Orthodox Church of
Westchester, New York)
Mr. Sajan Mathew (Member of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of
Westchester, New York)
Mr. Saji M. Pothen (Member of St. Mary's Orthodox Church of Suffern, New York)
Mr. Santosh Mathai (Member of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Floral
Park, New York)

Diocesan Auditor
Mr. Thampy Ninan (Member of St. Mary's Orthodox Church of Bronx, New York)

May the Holy Spirit use each of the newly elected individuals for the
growth and benefit of our Diocese, and the coming generations.

Please click here to read the Kalpana from our Diocesan Metropolitan.

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