In the current year, the Eparchy has scheduled three Regional Family Conferences in three regions of the Eparchy, namely, the North-East, Mid-West and the South-West. The Mid-West Regional Conference is to be held on June 23, 24 and 25 in Chicago under the auspices of the St. Mary’s Syro-Malankara Catholic Parish in Chicago. Rev. Fr. Babu Madathilparambil is appointed the Convener of the Conference. From the parish, a team of volunteers under the leadership of Mr. Benjamin Thomas and the parish council will help Fr. Madathilparambil in the organization of the Conference. Rev. Fr. Joseph Puthenpurackal OFM Cap. will be the main speaker of the Conference.
The Registration Kick Off of the Conference was held on February 19, 2017 at the church after the Holy Mass. His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius presided over the function. His Excellency inaugurated the Kick Off by handing over the Conference Kit to Mrs. Achamma John Mathai of the parish.