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Next Pre-marital preparation class scheduled to be held on 1st & 2nd April 2017


The next Pre-marital preparation class scheduled to be held on 24th   & 25th September 2016.  All those who are preparing to get married in the near future about in six months time should attend the course.  Attendance on both the days is compulsory for getting “Course Completed Certificate”. All those who desire to attend the course should confirm their attendance on or before 26th March 2017


VENUE: St. Baselius Orthodox Church, Kalina


Date                                                        Time

1st April 2017                      0900 am to 5.00 pm              

2nd April 2017                       1230 pm to 5.00 pm



  • Jacob Thomas –        9869045747
  • Thomas Verghese                    –        9820851959
  • Very Rev. Fr. N S Varghese Cor-Episcopa –        9819225351
  • Koshy Alex                    –        9324090598
  • Benjamine Stephen                    –        9765454117
  • Kurian Baby                              –        9322425653
  • Thomas Chacko                    –        9823343880



  1. Registration fees Rs. 1000/- per head to cover the course expense.
  2. Please bring 2 passport size photograph to be affixed on the certificate.
  3. Please bring along with you a bible and notebook. (Writing material)
  4. Course certificate is compulsory as per the order of H. H. Bava Thirumeni and the Diocesan Metropolitan
  5. Registration form is attached herewith. Please take necessary copies.


Annual conference of AMOSS held at St.Johns Orthodox Church, Andheri *******


Annual Conference of AMOSS was convened at St.Johns Orthodox Church, Andheri,   on 5th March 2017 from 2 pm to 5.30 pm.  93 members from different Parishes, attended the meeting.

The meeting started at 2 pm with  prayer. Mr.Koshy Baby of Andheri Parish welcomed the Priests and delegates on behalf of the Parish and official welcome was done by Fr.Varghese Yohannan after HG Geevarghese Mar Coorilos  joined the meeting at 4 pm.  Fr.Varghese Yohannan welcomed Thirumeni and Rev.Fr.Thomas Philipose, Fr.Paul Mathew, Fr.Joshy P Jacob from Nagpur and Fr.Thomas K Chacko,the newly elected Diocesan Secretary by giving bouquet.

Fr.Joshy P Jacob from Napgur Seminary led the class on various aspects which the Alter assistants need to  follow. Question and answer session was there and Fr.Joshi replied and explained  the questions raised by the members.Since the class  started before the arrival of Thirumeni, Thirumeni asked someone to narrate about the class in few minutes.  Mr.John Yesudasan presented the gist of the class led by Fr.Joshy.

Mr.P.G.Chako, Regional Secretary, presented the minutes  of meeting held at Dadar on     17-01-2016. 

Office bearers for the year 2017-22 were  elected in the conference

HG Geevarghese Mar Coorilos , the diocesan Metropolitan nominated Fr.Thomas Philipose as Vice President of AMOSS.

The followings members were unanimously elected as office bearers.

Diocesan Secretary: Mr.P.G.Chacko from Kalyan, proposed by Mr.Oommen Jose, Chembur and seconded by Mr.A.S.Thomas.

Joint Secretary: Mr.Cecil Philip from Malad, proposed by Mr.A.S.Thomas and seconded by Mr.Jacob.

Treasurer:Mr.A.S.Thomas from Malad proposecd by Mr.Sam and seconded by Mr.M.E.Thomas.

Central Committee Member: Mr.Cecil Philip, Jt.Secretary

 Zonal Secretaries

Western Zone: Mr.Koshy Baby, Andheri

Central Zone: Mr.P.John from Sakinaka

Vashi Zone: Mr.Ninan Mathew, Nerul

Kalyan Zone: Mr.Shibu Cherian, Kalyan


Fr.Thomas Philipose, the Vice President, expressed vote of thanks to all especially to the Vicar and managing committee of St.Johns Church, Andheri, for conducting the meeting and providing lunch and snacks.