His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Didymus I, Supreme Catholicose of the all East and Malankara Metropolitan (Supreme head of the Orthodox Church of the East- Indian Orthodox Church) celebrated his 88th birthday by attending Holy Qurbana at Parumala Church. Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Zachariah Mar Theophilos, Metropolitan of Malabar Diocese, in the presence of the Catholicos.
Afterwards, His Holiness joined the children at Asha Bhavan (home for mentally handicapped children) in Othara for lunch. Festivities for His Holiness' birthday concluded with an elegant dinner banquet held in His Holiness' honor at the Catholicate Palace, Auditorium. (Kottyam District, Kerala State, South India)
His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Didymus I is the 90th Successor to the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas.
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