12 February 2011, Manjinikkara:
This year's Manjinikkara Perunnal
Catholicos Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I
celebrated Holy Qurbono (Tri Mass) at Dayro
Cathedral on Feb 12, Saturday morning at 5.30.
Metropolitans Mor Ivanios Kuriakose and Mor
Osthatheos Ishaq were the co celebrants.
Later at 8.30 AM, Patriarchal Delegate, Mor
Philoxenos Mathias Nayis (Patriarchal Assistant
Metropolitan of St. Aphrem Theological Seminary,
Ma’arrat Saidnaya, Damascus) celebrated Holy
Qurbono at Dayaro Cathedral. Metropolitans Mor
George Saliba (Metropolitan of Tur Lebanon &
Secretary to the Holy Synod) and Mor Clemis
Daniel Kourieh (Archbishop of Beirut &
Benevolent institutions in Lebanon), were the co
Metropolitan Mor Dionysius Geevarghese, Mor
Theodosius Mathews, Mor Milithios Yuhanon, Mor
Athanasius Geevarghese and other metropolitans,
Cor Episcopas from Syria and Malankara, Monks
from Syria and Malankara, Priests from Syria and
Malankara, Deacons assisted. Thousands of
Earlier in the morning, Mor Milithios Yuhanon
celebrated Holy Qurbono (Tri Mass) at St.
Stephen's Cathedral at 3.00 AM, assisted monks,
priests and deacons.
Later Metropolitans offered Dhoopa Prarthana
at the Holy Tomb of St. Ignatius Elias.
Thousands offered their prayers at the Holy
Tomb. Government of Kerala had declared the
environs as Festival Area.
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Rousing reception to
Manjanikkara pilgrimage processions
11 February 2011, Manjanikkara:
Hundreds of believers undertook the annual
pilgrimage to the tomb of the Patriarch of
Universal Syriac orthodox Church, St. Elias-III,
at Mor Ignatius Dayaro Church at Manjanikkara
near here on Friday.
The pilgrimage processions coming from different
parts of the State, in connection with the 79th
feast of the Saint, assembled before the
Omalloor Cross in the afternoon.
The bishops, accompanied by Anto Antony, MP, and
T.U. Kuruvilla, former Minister and Mor Ignatius
Dayaro secretary, received the processions at
the Omalloor Cross.
Mor Savarios Geevarghese Mar Coorilos
Geevarghese, Mor Ivanios Kuriakose and Mar
Milithios Youhanon led the processions to the
Catholicos Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I presided
over the public meeting held in connection with
the Saint's feast in the evening.
Matriarch's delegate Archbishop Mor Savarios
Geevarghese, Metropolitans Mor Eulios Kuriakose,
Mor Thimothious Thomas, Mor Ivanios Kuriakose,
Mor Gregorios Joseph, Mor Diascorus Kuriakose,
Mor Coorilos Geevarghese, Mor Milithios
Youhanon and different political leaders also
addressed the meeting.
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