Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Kuwait's St. George Universal Syrian Orthodox Church elevated to “Reesh Church"
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To recognize Kuwait's St. George Universal Syrian Orthodox Church's prominence as the first Syrian Orthodox Church in Kuwait and its true allegiance and devotion to the holy Patriarchal throne of Antioch and the All East, the church has been blessed and elevated to "Reesh Church" (Valiya Palli) by H.H. Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. The public declaration of this will be held on the 3rd of December 2010 at NECK with all pomp and glory. This was announced by Catholicos of India His Beatitude Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I in a press meet held at Caesars Dakshin Restaurant, Jleeb.

St. George Universal Syrian Orthodox Church Kuwait, established in 1973, is the mother church of the two other Syrian Orthodox Churches in Kuwait. St. George Universal Syrian Orthodox Church, Kuwait was established with the blessings of His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Yacoub III, the patriarch of Antioch & all the east under the auspices of H.G (late lamented) Dr Paulose Mor Athanasus (Kadavil). Currently the church is having over 500 families with around 2000 members.

As part of the official declaration of the blessed 'Kalpana', the church is organizing a Holy tri-mass with H B Baselious Thomas I Catholicose as the Chief celebrant assisted by H G Mathews Mor Thedosius Metropolitan, the Patriarcal Vicar for Kuwait Parishes and H G Mathews Mor Aprem Metropolitan at NECK at 6 AM in the morning and a Public Meeting at 7 PM at the NECK. The public meeting will be attended by well known dignitaries and religious leaders.

Patriarchal Vicar H.G. Mor Theodosius Mathews Metroplolitan and H.E. Mor Mathews Aprem Metropolitan were also present during the press meet to brief about the "Reesh Church" declaration.

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mayarani eldho
Posted on Monday, December 13, 2010
valiya pallikku ashamsahal@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ by maya,efrain,eldo
shaji cherian
Posted on Tuesday, December 07, 2010
To beloved parishioners, glad to know that your church has been elevated to valiya pally.
I was a devoted member in that parish from 1983-1997. I was married in that church. Many memmories comes to my mind when I saw some of the pictures and old friends.best wishes
shaji cherian
c
edmonton
canada

Siby kurian
Posted on Saturday, December 04, 2010
This is a god gift -----pray
Paul Kulathapalli
Posted on Friday, December 03, 2010
At the consecration, His Beatitude Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I was given the title "Catholicos of India" by His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East.
Sakariya Cor-episcopos Thelappillil
Posted on Friday, December 03, 2010
Congratulations to vicar, board of trustees and all the members of Kuwait church. Eventhough, I never came to this church but I heard many great things about our church. I have my relatives and friends in this church. If God willing, I will come there for a visit. May our God bless you all.

Thelappillil achen, Chicago.

Chevalier Daniel K. J (Doha, Qatar)
Posted on Friday, December 03, 2010
Congratulations. Very proud to note that in gulf region Kuwait St.George J.S.O Church has been raised Reesh Church by our Holy father, H. H Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Prince Patriarch of Universal Syrian Orthodox Church. Wish and pray for many more blessings from Our Lord Jesus to all the members of this congregation.
wellwisher
Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2010
VALIYAPALLIKKU SNEHASAMSAKAL VALIYAPALLI GIVE THE RESPECT & LOVE TO ALL CHURCHS IN KUWAIT, BECAUSE ALL CHURCHS INSTALLED ON THE NAME OF JESUSCHRIST H B Baselious Thomas I IS Catholicos of India NOT CATHOLICOS OF THE EAST. plse remember Mr. thomachen singapore
Thomachen Singapore
Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2010
Valiyapallikku Aasamsakal.

did a small mistake in news...not Catholicos of India but Catholicos of the East.....?

Joby C Paul
Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2010
valiyapallikku enteyum kudumbathinteyum asamsakal . specialy for the name of my late father Mr.Varkey Paulose ( died on 11/11/2010) Chenayappillil Muvattupuzha
jaimon p jacob
Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2010
Valiyapallikku Aasamsakal.
jaimon poovakulam jacob
Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2010
God bless all our Church members with families, and the Church committe AMME NJANGAL MARANNALUM, ANTHIOCH YA YA MARAKKOOLA "AARITHUPARUNNARIYAMO" !............ CHORA CHALUKAL NEENTHI KAYARI KURISHUMARATHIL OONJALADIYA, ANTHIOCH YA YUDE MAKKAL NJANGA " ANTHIOCH YA MALANKARA BANDAM...... .......NIENAL VAZHATTE.........."e
Lissy Paul
Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Dear our Kuwait Church Members and friends,

"This is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad!" These words of the psalmist echo the sentiments of joy and happiness we all feel on this very special day in the history of our Kuwait Church.

God bless all our Church members with families, and the Church committee members as we being this elevated gift from our loving GOD.

Let us pray God's continue blessings upon our Church family as we embark on a new chapter in our history.

With Prayers

Lissy Paul.

Reji Mathews
Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Valiyapallikku Aasamsakal.


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