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First Mass of Fr. Jobin Thomas

  • Posted on: 22 November 2019
Reverend Jobin Thomas, who was ordained a priest on November 16, 2019 for the Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy in the USA and Canada by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos, offered his First Holy Mass on Sunday, November 17 in his home parish in Toronto, Canada. At 3:30 pm on November 17, the new priest and His Excellency Philipos Mar Stephanos, His Excellency Thomas Mar Eusebius, and His Excellency Jacob Mar Barnabas were received at the entrance of the Church. During the Holy Mass, His Excellency Mar Stephanos gave the homily.

Ordination of Deacon Jobin Thomas to the Priesthood

  • Posted on: 22 November 2019
Deacon Jobin Thomas was ordained a priest for the Syro-Malankara Catholic Eparchy in the USA and Canada on Saturday, November 16 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada by His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos. Present on the occasion were also His Excellency Thomas Mar Eusebius, the Bishop of Parassala, His Excellency Jacob Mar Barnabas, Bishop of Gurgaon-Delhi, and His Excellency Bishop Jose Kalluvelil, the Bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Mississauga. Also present were Rt. Rev. Msgr.

Pastoral Council Meeting

  • Posted on: 22 November 2019
On October 26, 2019, the Pastoral Council meeting was held at 1 PM in the Eparchial Chancery, Elmont, NY. His Excellency Philipos Mar Stephanos presided over the meeting, which began with a prayer. His Excellency extended a formal welcome to everyone and the eight commissions presented their reports, followed by a group discussion. There was also a discussion about the upcoming Regional Family conferences. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Augustine Mangalath proposed the vote of thanks, and the meeting concluded with prayers and the blessing from Aboon Mar Stephanos.