Congratulations to Rev Fr.Varghese Yohanan Vattamparampil on his Silver Jubilee of Priesthood.
On 29th June, 2016, Rev Fr Varghese Yohanan Vattaparampil, the Vicar of St Marys Indian Orthodox Churc, Bahrain completed 25 years of his Holy Priest hood.
Achen celebrated 2055 Holy Qurbana of which 184 in Bahrain (including Con-Celebrations,Trimass,English-Hindi Qurbana), Conducted 89 Baptism (including Adults) & 33 Marriages + other spiritual activities.
Born as the eldest son of late E V Yohannan (Vattaparampil Chengannur, member of Bethel Aramana Church,Chengannur. Orign-Thalavady, Tiruvalla) & late Ammini John (Peedikeyil ,Cherianad, Chengannur), Brother of Saramma Kurian (Kandivli,Mumbai) and John Cherian (Staten Island,New York,USA), Husband of Beena Varghese (Kattumattathil, Mukuttuthara,Erumely,Kottayam),Father of Ben John Varghese (Bahrain) & Bency Racheal Varghese (Mumbai).
Sponsored for the Diocese of Bombay to OTS Kottayam in August 1986 by LL H G Dr Philipos Mar Theophilus Metropolitan of Bombay Diocese.
Ordained as Altar Boy by LL H G Dr Philipos Mar Theophilus Metropolitan on Sunday September 07,1986 at Aluva Thrikkunnath Seminary Chapel along with V J Thomas (left MOSC) & Prisquilos Peter (Seminary Classmate from August 18,1986 to April 15,1990).Sub Deacon H G Paulose Mar Milithios Metropolitan of Kunnamkulam Diocese (Catholicos Baselios Paulose II) on Sunday October 08,1989 at Bethel Aramana Church,Chengannur.Deacon by LL H G Geevarghese Mar Ivanios Metropolitan of Kottayam Diocese on Saturday June 23,1990 at Vallikattu Dayara Chapel,Kottayam and as Priest by H G Thomas Mar Athanasios Metropolitan of Chengannur Diocese on Friday June 29,1990 at St Marys OSC, Dadar,Mumbai (mother parish from childhood).
Since then served as Vicar in different Parishes of Bombay Diocese (Vasai (1990-92),Nashik-Devalali-Ojhar-Bhusaval (1992-95) , Vapi-Valsad-Silvasa-Tarapur-Dahanu (1995-96),Thane (1996-98),Dadar (Asst Vicar: 1998-2001)-Kalamboli (2000-01),Borivali (2 terms:2001-04 & 2010-13), Chembur (2004-07),Dombivli (2007-10),Kalyan (2010-11) & currently in Bahrain since June 01,2013.
On behalf of H.G.Geevarghese Mar Coorilos Metropolitan, Priests and faithful of Diocese of Bombay we congratulating dear Achen on this special occasion.