H.B. Basalius Thomas 1 in Chicago
H.B.Basalius Thomas 1 Catholicose of India arrived in
Chicago on 28th June to be the chief celebrant at
the 'Pentamass' offered on the occasion of the 25th
anniversay of the first Malankara Syrian Orthodox
Parish in Chicago.
Members of all the five SOC parishes and friends from
other parishes participated in the event. Their Graces
Dr.Yuhanon Mor Phelexenos Metropolitan, Mor
Coorelose Aprem Karim, Mor Ivanios Mathews and
V.Rev.Aboona Dayaroyo Morris cocelebrated in the
Rev.Fr.Skariah Thellappally and the members of the
St.Peter's Parish deserve unreserved praises in the
organisation of this three day Jubilee celebrations.
Jubilee meeting was noteworthy by the presence of
priests of the sister churches as well as leaders of the
church and society.
H. B. will celebrate holy Eucharist at the St.George
Syrian Orthodox Parish on 6th July and will be here till
Those interested to attend the programmes next
sunday may kindly contact Tel.847 599 7985 or
773 205 1822