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2017 Twelth grade diploma recipients

St. Thomas Church of India recognizes 2017 twelth grade diploma recipients:
From left Mr. Robby Mathew (teacher), Solomon Jacob, Rebecca John, Rev. Fr. Philip Jacob (Vicar),
Merina Varghese, Mr. Jacob John (Head Master), and Mr. Sean Kuruvila (teacher). Jeremey Mathews and Reshna Ninan are other recipients (not pictured).
Merina Varghese is the First-Rank holder of 2017 twelfth grade diploma exam of Diocesan of Southwest Diocese, which is the highest honor a Sunday School student can receive.

Congratulation to Merina Varghese for this monumental achievement

Congratulations Jacob Kurian for achieving perfect score in ACT

Pictured is Jacob Kurian who has received recognition from Rev. Fr. Philip Jacob who is the Vicar of St. Thomas Orthodox Church of India, Detroit for achieving perfect score in ACT while he has a good standing in Sunday School.

Obituary: Mrs. Aleyamma Andrews

It is with a sorrowful heart that I inform you of the passing of our former member, Mrs. Aleyamma Andrews. Viewing will be at Saint Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Church in Bensalem, PA on Sunday from 4PM to 5PM for the family and 5PM – 8:30PM for the public.

Funeral service will be on Monday 11th at 9:30AM at the church followed burial at 11AM SGMOC Cemetery in Rosedale Memorial Park.

Address: Saint Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Church. 4136 Hulmeville Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020

SGMOC Cemetery at Rosedale Memorial Park 3850 Richlieu Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020

Aleyamma Andrews Obituary: View Aleyamma Andrews’s Obituary by Dignity Memorial
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Funeral Service Live Broadcast weblink:
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Please keep the bereaving family in your prayers, and may God give them strength and healing during this most difficult time.
Sincerely,
Jaycil Z. Varghese

Obituary: Mr. N. G. Ninan

Dear Members,

It is with a sorrowful heart that I inform you of the passing of our member, Mr. N. G. Ninan. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sosamma Ninan and his children, Mrs. Annie Jacob and Mrs. Ancy Cherian.

Tomorrow, Thursday, September 7th, a prayer will be held 6PM at their residence:

6286 Brittany Tree

Troy, MI 48085

The viewing, funeral service and Holy Qurbana will take place at St. Thomas Orthodox Church of India (2850 Parent Avenue, Warren, MI 48092):

Viewing: Friday, September 8th, from 5:30PM to 9PM

Funeral Service and Holy Qurbana: Saturday, September 9th, at 7:30AM

The burial will take place at Guardian Angel Cemetery (4701 N Rochester Rd, Rochester, MI 48306).

Please keep the bereaving family in your prayers, and may God give them strength and healing during this most difficult time.

Sincerely,

Jaycil Z. Varghese

OVBS Day 1

Bava Visit Gallery

Gallery – Bava Visit to St. Thomas Detroit

HH Paulose II to visit St. Thomas, Detroit

His Holiness Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan will visit our church September 23rd, 2014. This will be his maiden visit to our church since he was elevated to the apostolic throne of St. Thomas. His Holiness will be accombny by our own diocesan metropolitan, His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius. We will have grand welcome event at our church on Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM followed by evening prayer and felicitation meeting.

We encourage each of you to adjust your work schedule so you can attend the event and receive the blessings from the Holy Father.

Obituary: Mrs. Thankamma Philip

It is with deepest regret we inform you of the passing of our Mrs. Thankamma Philip, Mother of Mrs. Omana Zachariah. There will be a memorial prayer held at the Zachariah residence, tonight, Friday 8/1/2014 at 7pm.
Address:28793 Hearthstone, Novi, MI 48377

Please keep the bereaving family in your prayers and May God give them strength and healing during this most difficult time.

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give your rest.” St. Mathew 11:28 OSB

Obituary: Mrs. Mariamma Chacko

It is with a sorrowful heart that I inform you of the passing of Mrs. Mariamma Chacko, the mother of our Member Mr. John Chacko.

She passed away at the age of 79 and is survived by 5 children. Mr. John Chacko, wife Mrs. Mary Chacko (Veena) and son Alex Chacko are currently in Kerala. There will be a memorial prayer held after Qurbana this Sunday, July 6.

Please keep the bereaving family in your prayers and May God give them strength and healing during this most difficult time.

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His holy ones.” Psalms 115: 5 OSB

2014 Perunnal & Convention

St. Thomas Orthodox Church of India, Detroit will hold its annual Feast of Our Patron Saint, St. Thomas, Church Perunnal and Convention on July 5th & 6th, 2014. We are blessed to have Rev. Fr. Dr. Joy Pyngolil, Diocesan Secretary of South-West America, as the keynote speaker and chief celebrant for this year’s Perunal and Convention. On Sunday July 6th, we will commemorate memorial prayer for His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Didymus I.

Our program will start on Saturday with Evening Prayer & Convention followed by Chendamelam & Fireworks.  On Sunday, we will have Holy Qurbana, memorial prayer, followed by Rasa & Luncheon. Following the luncheon, we will have a meeting to celebrate the anniversary of all spiritual organizations. In addition, we will recognize the High School graduates from Class of 2014 during the meeting.

We encourage all the faithful to attend with prayers to receive the blessings through the intercession of St. Thomas the Apostle.

Click here for the Perunal Flyer

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