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Tenth Dukhrono of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas

The Diocese will come together to observe the tenth Dukhrono of our most beloved predecessor, and father in Christ, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan on Friday, December 9, 2022. Memorial Services for our Vailya Thirumeni will be held at Saint Thomas Diocesan Chapel Church beginning with Matins at 7:30AM, followed by Holy Qurbana with prayers for our departed Metropolitan.

Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos has directed all parishes in the Diocese are to observe the Dukhrono of our beloved Vailya Thirumeni on Sunday, December 11, 2022 with utmost piety and love.

Clergy and faithful who will be in Kerala, India on December 9, 2022 are encouraged to participate in Divine Services which will be celebrated at Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Valayanchirangara, Kerala, India, where our beloved Vailya Thirumeni is entombed.  

The Church in North America must always remember, and never forget the labors of our spiritual father. May the intercession of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan preserve our Diocese, our clergy, and the faithful.  May the memory of our Vailya Thirumeni be eternal!

Click here to read the Kalpana from our Diocesan Metropolitan.
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