Ecumenical Memorial Service was conducted at San Francisco

2015 Diocesan Family & Youth Conference : 600 plus registrations completed:

Pray for those who suffered due to the earthquake in Nepal: Mar Eusebius

San Francisco St. Gregorios Church temporary consecration held on Saturday, April 25

St.Mary’s Church Carrollton won two Trophies for Dallas Region Sunday School Talent Competition

San Francisco St. Gregorios Orthodox Church temporary consecration on Saturday, April 25

President of India releases Postage Stamp commemorating 200 years of Old Seminary

St. Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Church, Cleveland Ohio purchased new property

Houston Area MMVS one day retreat held at St. Thomas Cathedral-Houston.

Armenian Genocide : 1915 - 2015 : 100th Year of Remembrance

St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Kansas City Purchased New Property

2015 Annual Diocesan Assembly -Wed July 8th at St. Mary’s Valiapally, Dallas.

San Francisco St. Gregorios Orthodox Church purchased a new property

Men of the Kingdom, - Summer Youth Camp at Urshlem Diocesan Center, Beasley

DS-WA MGOCSM - California Region – Nativity Retreat 2014

DS-WA MGOCSM - Atlanta's New Year's Retreat

Rev. Fr. Dr. Bijesh Philip to lead the Holy Week services at San Francisco St. Gregorios

MGOCSM Chicago Winter One-Day Retreat

Picture Recap from Diocesan Metropolitan’s visit to Netherland and,Germany

St. James Missions Church Dallas hosted MGOCSM Dallas/OK Area February Service Project

DS-WA MGOCSM - Houston New Year's Conference 2015

MGOCSM Council meeting held at Urshlem Diocesan Center

Picture Recap: Diocesan Metropolitan’s visit to St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Spokane.

Mar Barnabas Educational Award for the year 2014 Recipients

Diocesan Sunday School Day celebrated at St. George Orthodox Church, Dallas

Diocesan Family & Youth Conference 2015

Nativity Message from Diocesan Metropolitan His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius

Diocesan level fundraising organized to help the displaced Syrian refugees

The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony (English)

Diocese to Celebrate the 2nd Dukrono Perunnal of Metropolitan Mathews Mar Barnabas

MMVS Dallas Region raised $10,000 for Urshlem Chapel Project.

Holy Qurbana to be conducted at Urshalem Aramana Chapel, Beasley every Saturday Morning.

Seminarians Speak : Mirror, Mirror on the Wall… by : Lijin Raju ( Dallas )

Diocesan Metropolitan’s visit to the Catholic Diocese of Chicago.

Diocesan Sunday School Day - Sunday, December 7 2014

Mar Barnabas Memorial Hall Consecration and George Paulose Achen’s 60th Birthday celebration

Picture recap from St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Tampa - 2014 Perunnal & Jubilee Celebrations.

Oriental Orthodox Churches in Dallas celebrated the Feast of St. Gregorios of Parumala.

St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Oakland Florida purchased new property.

Tampa St. Gregorios Church Perunnal and Mar Barnabas Orthodox Center Consecration

Diocesan MMVS 6th Annual Conference held at Houston St. Thomas Cathedral.

Draft copy of the proposed liturgical book submitted to Holy Synod

Dallas/Oklahoma Area Acolyte Training / Women's Ministry August 24th, 2013

Guidelines for Acolytes

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Metropolitan's Message

 

DSWA/C/04/2015 February 25, 2015

"Urshlem" Diocesan Center- Beasley, Texas

Blessings to our Cor-Episcopoi, Priests, Deacons, Office bearers and all the faithful of our Diocese!

 

Dearly Beloved,

We have once again come upon the period of the Great Lent. Jesus Christ begins his public ministry
preceded by a fast that follows the fast of the great prophets Moses and Elijah who also fasted in the
wilderness for forty days. The fast prepared Christ for His victory over Satan, ultimately allowing Him to
overcome the temptations of Satan and defeat death by His own death. In addition to the forty days set
apart for fasting, the Holy Church adds an additional ten days to focus on the passion of Christ that leads
us to the ultimate victory seen in the power of the Holy Resurrection.

A few months prior, we had written to you concerning our vision to inaugurate a Summer Youth Camp at Urshlem Diocesan Center in an effort to comprehensively address the spiritual needs of our students. This camp would be specifically designed in a way that utilizes the diverse resources unique to our Church as well as the new facilities at the Diocesan Center for the benefit of our youth.

 

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