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SCHOOL FOR THE MENTALLY CHALLENGED CHILDREN AT ROHA MAHARASHTRA

Dear Friends/Well Wishers

The Gregorian Community is a registered Trust, under the Mumbai Public Trust Act 1950.  The Gregorian Community provides services to the under privileged in the secular community.

Presently it provides services to the old age community and a public school at Roha, Maharashtra.  The community conducted a survey and identified about 400 plus children in the Roha area who are in need of a special school for the mentally challenged children.
The Gregorian Community is blessed with 75 acres of land in Roha and finds the compelling need to begin a school for the mentally challenged children.

The community is intending on becoming a thought leader in the support and development of mentally challenged children.  This idea is supported by the present lack of residential facilities for the special children within Maharashtra.
We believe the availability of residential school in Roha will alleviate the burden placed on parents, of such children, who do not have knowledge or the facility to support or nurture their specially challenged children.  As a supporting community we will be able to relieve the burden of anxious parents by supporting them through the upbringing process
The Community is based at Roha  about  120 Km  away  from Mumbai on the Konkan  Railway, on a 75 acre  plateau  surrounded  by  hills ,  forests and  paddy  fields – an ideal location to grow a holistic child.
A major motto of the community is service to the underprivileged.
We humbly request all the MGOCSM friends, well-wishers reach out and lend a hand to support the Gregorian community to provide the maximum service to the special children by coming for the inauguration on 3rd dec 2014 at GOREGAON SPORTS CLUB,link road , malad west at the banquet hall at10 am to 11 am and support for the cause.

Regards,
OOMMEN P K JOSHUA
Event organizing Secretary
GREGORIAN COMMUNITY
 
(9820578840)

Dhule St.Gregorios Church celebrated feast of St Gregorios and 5th Parish day on 14 and 15th November.

Rev Fr Dr.Bijesh Philip, Rev.Fr.Thomas Myalil, Rev Fr.Thomas Philipose and Rev.Fr.Joshy P Jacob led the perunal functions.

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St Gregorios Church gave farewell to Rev Dr.Fr.Bijesh Philp.

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Nashik Zonal Conference of MARTHMARIAM SAMAJAM held at DHULE CHURCH

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Congratulations to newly ordained priests of Bombay Diocese -Rev Fr.Thomas Chacko (Rijo) and Rev.Fr.Jomon Thomas

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Rev.Fr.Jacob Koshy completed 25 blessed years of serving the Lord and His people

Rev.Fr.Jacob Koshy, vicar of St Gregorios Orthodox Church, Chembur completed 25 years in the ministry of vineyard of our Lord Jesus. Achen severed as the vicar of many parishes of Bombay diocese, including Baharin Parish.

At present achen serving MGOCSM of Bombay as its Vice President and serving as the Co ordinator of Spiritual revival program of Bombay Diocese. Congratulations to dear Achen.

 

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Jeevandhara Gospel team St. Gregorios Orthodox Church Mira Road

Mar Gregorios Syrian Church Perunnal

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St George Orthodox Church, Sakinaka

 

 

IMPORTANT EVENTS AT A  GLANCE DURING THE PERIOD OF 25 YEARS

01.09.1985:- Declared as St.George Orhodox Syrian Parish by the “Kalpana” of H.G.Dr. Philipose Mar Theophilus then Metropolitan of Bombay Diocese

1990:- Acquisition of a small plot for the Church

24.03.1990:- The foundation stone of the church was laid By Rev. Fr. M Varghese & assisted by Rev. Fr. Thomas Varghese

Our Patron Saint:- By the grace of Almighty our parish has been built and dedicated in the name of “St. George”, The Martyr.

The Consecration:- The Consecration of our church was held on 19th and 20th of April 1997 by H.G. Geevarghese Mar Coorilose the Asst. Metropolitan of Bombay Diocese.

St. George Feast:- 19th and 20th of April or Next coming Saturday and Sunday we celebrate the “perunnal”  of the church on the occasion of  St. George’s Feast.

Silver Jubilee Celebration 2010:- The Parish have celebrated the year 2010 as silver jubilee with various religious and philanthropic activities during the tenure of Very Rev. Yaunan Mulamootil Cor-episcopa as Vicar.

Consecration of renovated Church and Georgian Jubilee Hall on 1st and 2nd May 2010 by H.G. Geevarghese   Mar Coorilose Metropolitan of Bombay Diocese.

Registration of the Parish:- under the Society Registration act 1860 in the office of the charity commissioner the Greater Mumbai on 31st July 2010 (Reg. No. BOM/2098/2010 GBBSD)

Dedication of the reconstructed cross vault on 3rd October 2010 By H.G. Geevarghese Mar Coorilose Metropolitan.

Georgian Free Dispensary, was inaugurated by the Hon. Minister of  Textiles and Minority Welfare, Govt. of Maharashtra  Shri. Arif Mohd. (Naseem Khan) on 3rd October 2010

Valedictory Function of Silver Jubilee Celebration of our Parish conducted with Mega-Variety Cultural Programme and  a multi colour informative Souvenir was released by the Ho’ble Minister on 3rd October 2010 at Ram Leela Ground, Sakinaka

Felicitation of Jubilant’s Members and Ex. Vicars:- In connection with the silver Jubilee Celebrations the Parish had felicitated the senior citizens on 2nd May 2010 and also the Ex Vicars on 3rd October 2010

Nerul Youth Visited an Ashram School for students of tribals at Uran

Members of Youth Movement of Nerul Parish visited an Ashram School at Chirner, Uran on 15th October, 2014, under the leadership of Vicar Fr.Thomas Mathai.

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Ashram School is run by an NGO,who takes care of educating tribal Children in an around Raigad district. Youth members were happy to provide one time dinner to 250 Children studying in that School.

 

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They were also given a kit consisting of daily needs to each and every student.The Principal Mr. More expressed his heart felt gratitude on behalf of the students as well as the staff for coming and spending valuable and constructive time with the students. He also mentioned that “this was the best Diwali gift that the children had received in the recent time”.

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