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Click here to view the official Kalpana from the Northeast American Diocesan Office.

Click here to view the official Kalpana from the Southwest American Diocesan Office.


Updated as of 1/15/2013

The 40th Day Remembrance of our beloved Vailya Thirumeni will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Valayanchirangara, Kerala, India.


Holy Qurbana (7:30AM IST), will be celebrated by His Holiness the Catholicos of the East assisted by His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan and other Metropolitans of the Church.


The clergy and faithful of our Diocese, are reminded by our Diocesan Metropolitan to participate in these services if in India during that time.


The prayers of all our clergy faithful are requested, so that the 40th day observed in Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Valayanchirangara, Kerala, India and in our parishes in the Northeast American Diocese will be a blessing.


May the memory of our beloved Father in Christ, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan be eternal, and may he continue to intercede for each of us, before the Throne of Christ our God.

 



Updated as of 01/03/2013

 

30th Day Remembrance of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas

Kalpana


Updated as of 12/21/2012

MGOCSM Diaspora releases article entitled "10 Virtues of Late Lamented H.G. Barnabas Thirumeni"


Updated as of 12/13/2012

St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Remember's His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas 


 

Updated as of 12/12/2012

Obituary by Long Island News Day


 Updated as of 12/11/2012

The Burial of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan will be shown live this evening (Tuesday, December 11, 2012) at 9PM EST at www.orthodoxtv.in

The Burial Service of our Vailya Thirumeni at Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Valayanchirangara, Kerala, India will begin with Holy Qurbana (7:30AM IST), celebrated by His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan followed by the Rite of Burial.

Kindly forward this information to our faithful.


In Memoriam: His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas - article by St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary


Updated as of 12/10/2012

 

His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan of Northeast American Diocese, Rev. Fr. M. K. Kuriakose (Diocesan Secretary of Northeast American Diocese), Rev. Fr. Thomas Paul (Chancellor of Northeast American Diocese), Rev. Fr. Mathew Alexander (Dallas area Youth Minister of Diocese of South-West America), Rev. Fr. Gregory Varghese (Director of Sunday School Association of Northeast American Diocese), Rev. Fr. Abraham Chacko (MGOCSM Midwest Vice President of Diocese of South-West America), Rev. Fr. Mathew Thomas (Former Secretary to His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas),  Rev. Dn. Abraham George (Former Secretary to His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas), Mr. Philipose Philip (Diocesan Council Member of the Northeast American Diocese), Mr. Varghese Pothanicad (Board of Trustee member of the Northeast American Diocese), and Mr. Paul Karukappillil (Sabha Managing Committee Member of the Northeast American Diocese) have arrived in Kerala, India for the Burial Services of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas.  
 
Rev. Fr. Andrew Daniel (Diocesan Council Member of the Northeast American Diocese) is en route to Kerala, India to participate in the Burial Services as well.
 
His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius, Metropolitan of the Diocese of South-West America, will also be present for the Burial Services of Vailya Thirumeni.


Media Press Releases on the Passing of His Grace, Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan

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Updated as of 12/09/2012

Tuesday, December 11th at 2PM, the mortal remains of our beloved
Barnabas Thirumeni will be taken from Pampady Dayro to Old Seminary,
Kottayam, then to Kolenchery Medical Mission Hospital.

From there the mortal remains of His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas,
Metropolitan will finally come to Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church,
Valayanchirangara, Kerala, India, where he will be entombed.

Please keep the burial services in your prayers, and all those who are
traveling for these services.

May our beloved Thirumeni's memory be eternal, and may he intercede
for us before the Throne of Christ our God.


Updated as of 12/08/2012

With faith in Christ and in hope of the Resurrection, we inform you of the falling asleep of our beloved Father in Christ, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan.

Please see the Kalpana from the NE Diocesan Metropolitan, informing the clergy and faithful of the Northeast American Diocese of the falling asleep of our beloved Shepherd in Christ, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan.

Furthermore, Orthodox TV, (www.orthodoxtv.in) will broadcast the Burial Services of Barnabas Thirumeni from today 11AM (Indian Time) onwards.

Click here to view kalpana.

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