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Silver Jubilee Celebrations of St. Mary's Orthodox Church of Philadelphia

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church of Philadelphia (514 Devereaux Ave) is celebrating its Silver Jubilee along with the annual feast of the Dormition of St. Mary, commemorating the death, and glorification of the Mother of our Lord on August 27 & 28, 2016.

By the abundant grace of God, the parish has greatly grown over the years, since it was established on May 11, 1991 and is graciously serving the spiritual needs of many Malankara Orthodox faithful within and around the Philadelphia area under the blessed leadership of the present vicar, Rev. Fr. Dr. Samuel K. Mathew.

The chief guest and celebrant for the Jubilee celebrations is His Grace Dr. Joshua Mar Nicodimos, Metropolitan of Nilackal Diocese; Assistant Metropolitan of Mavelikara Diocese. We are honored to have His Grace, our former Vicar, to celebrate and glorify God alongside his former parish members in the Northeast American Diocese.

It is with much humility and joy, the Vicar and parish members invite you to be with us on both days (Saturday, August 27 & Sunday, August 28).

His Grace will also lead us to celebrate the Divine Liturgy on Sunday assisted by Very Rev. K. Mathai Chor Episcopos and Rev. Fr. Eby Paulose.

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