PARISH ANNOUNCEMENTS

PERUNAL 2017

The St.Gregorios Perunal (Patron’s Perunal) of this year is being celebrated from 28th October to 5th November 2017. Various spiritual programmes are planned as part of the Perunal. H. G. Thomas Mar Athanasios, Metropolitan of Chengannur Diocese will bless us on the occasion. Other regular programmes such as convention, pilgrimage to Parumala, ‘Padayathra’ to the Parish from the Ulloor Aramana Chappel, Prayer meeting at the Kurissady(Ambalamukku), Rassa, etc are planned. All devotees are requested to come for all the programs with prayers and offerings. Download Notice


Vahana Rally 2017


Blessing of the new parsonage

H. G. Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Trivandrum Diocesan Metropolitan has conducted the Koodasha of the parsonage on 28-10-2017.


2017 Passion Week Schedule

The Church hosting special Holy Week Programs from Sunday April 9th through Sunday April 16th.
Palm Sunday - Sunday, April 9th 7.00 AM
Maundy Thursday - Thursday April 13th 2.30 AM
Good Friday - Friday, April 14th 8AM
Easter Sunday- Sunday April 16th 2.30 AM

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Parish Day 2017

Parish Day 2017 celebrations presided by Rev Fr.M.Alexander Vaidyan Cor Episcopa and the chief guest was DGP Sri. Lokanath Behera IPS held on 15-01-2017 at Church. Mr.Aji Varghese Bathery (HR Trainer & Family Counsellor) were also took a nice class regarding the theme - "Family is nest tossed up in the wind". Members and their family took part in the event with lot of enthusiasm. Officials of all spiritual orgparishzations presented their respective annual reports. This was interlaced with various cultural programs. The proceedings of the day came to a close around 1:30 PM with lunch being served to all..


PERUNAL 2016

The St.Gregorios Perunal (Patron’s Perunal) of this year is being celebrated from 30th October to 6th November 2016. Various spiritual programmes are planned as part of the Perunal. H. G. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios, Metropolitan of UK, Europe and Africa Diocese will bless us on the occasion. Other regular programmes such as convention, pilgrimage to Parumala, ‘Padayathra’ to the Parish from the Ulloor Aramana Chappel, Prayer meeting at the Kurissady(Ambalamukku), Rassa, etc are planned. All devotees are requested to come for all the programs with prayers and offerings.Download Notice.


The Senior citizen's meeting

The Senior citizen's meeting for the month of June was held on 25th June 2016 after the Holy Qurbana and breakfast at the Parish Hall. Dr. Babloo Thomas Mani, Orthopaedician, led the class on various bone related difficulties that are common in aged people. He also demonstrated simple exercises which can be done at home.

The class included the following topics
1. Knee pain
2. Osteoporosis
3. Shoulder pain
4. Neck stretching and strengthening exercises


The Trivandrum Diocese Vicar meeting

The Trivandrum Diocese Vicar meeting was held on 22nd June 2016 and the meeting was presided by H. G. Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Trivandrum Diocesan Metropolitan. The meeting came to a close around 2:30 PM with lunch being served to all.


Observing Environment day of Sabha

Thekkan Parumala St. Gregorios Othodox Valia Pally celebrated the Environment Day on 5th June 2016. The Vicar Fr.Mathew Philip inaugurated the celebration by handing over the plant to Mr. Jacob Philip (Trustee).


New Building Construction

The New Building of Thekkan Parumala Churches "kallidil karmam" was blessed on Saturday , 5 March 2016 after the holly mass by H. G. Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Trivandrum Diocesan Metropolitan..


Parish Day 2016

Parish Day 2016 celebrations presided by Kochuparambil Geevarghese Rambachan and the chief guest was sri George Pulikkan, held on 24-01-2016 at the parish hall. Mr.Surrendran Chunnakara (PRO RCC) were also took a nice class regarding the awarness of Cancer.Members and their family took part in the event with lot of enthusiasm. Officials of all spiritual orgparishzations presented their respective annual reports. This was interlaced with various cultural programs like singing and dance. The proceedings of the day came to a close around 3:30 PM with lunch being served to all.


Chritmas Carol 2015

Due to Christmas Carol Program, Todays (12/12/2015) evening prayer at church will start at 6PM.

PERUNAL 2015

The St.Gregorios Perunal (Patron’s Perunal) of this year is being celebrated from 1st November to November 8th. H.G.Dr.Yakob Mar Irenios is the chief celebrant. The celebrations start with the ‘Kodiyettu’ on 1st November. Various spiritual programmes are planned as part of the Perunal. Other regular programmes such as two days convention, pilgrimage to Parumala, ‘Padayathra’ to the Parish from the Ulloor Aramana Chappel, Prayer meeting at the Kurissady at Ambalamukku, Rassa, two wheelaer rally, etc are planned. Detailed notice is attached.

All devotees are invited to participate in the ‘Perunal’ celebrations.

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Parish Day 2015 celebrations

Parish Day 2015 celebrations presided by H. G. Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Trivandrum Diocesan Metropolitan and the chief guest was sri RishiRaj singh IPS, held on 18-01-2015 at the parish hall. More..

TVM Orthodox Convention

TVM Orthodox Convention and Mar Dioscoros Competition prize distribution held on 7th August 2014.











The following are the winners.

Sub.Juniors
Solo Song 1st Prize Lidiya Mariam Kuriakose
  2nd Prize Hanna Sajan
Painting 1st Prize Anugraha Elsa Jimmy
  2nd Prize Saira Susan Koshy
Juniors    
Solo Song 2nd Prize Soumya Varghese
Group Song 1st Prize

George P Zacharia
Soumya Varghese
Tintu Mariam Thomas

  2nd Prize Nikhitha J Thomas
Sara Saju Oommen
Megha Mariam Aji
Seniors    
Group Song 2nd Prize Nelishya Thomas
Sruthi George
Sneha Elizabeth Vivian
General Knowledge 2nd Prize Sneha Elizabeth Vivian
Teachers    
General Knowledge 1st Prize Dr. Mathew Dan
Mrs. Sosamma Alex
Mrs. Saramma Varghese
Trophies    
1) Rolling trophy for Teacher's General Knowledge
2) Rolling trophy for highest point for students



Navajyothi MOMS - Farmer Training

Environment day celebration - 2014

Thekkan Parumala St. Gregorios Othodox Valia Pally celebrated the Environment Day on 8th June 2014 at the parish hall. K.Muraleedharan MLA inaugurated the celebration by handing over the plant to Mr. PS.Rajappan. The Vicar Fr. Kuriakose Thomas Prakash chaired the meeting and the trustee Mr.D.Varghese welcomed the gathering. Mr.Thomas George (Co-ordinator of Environment Day Celebrations) were also felicitated on the occasion. The secretary Mr.PV.Thomas proposed the vote of thanks and the program ended by a light refreshment.




OVBS - 2014 Valedictory Functions (26-04-2014)

Started by seeking blessings from the Lord almighty and the prayer lead by primary students. Welcome speech and OVBS 2014 report was presented by the Superintendent. Each house presented their experiences on OVBS and presented one song each. Then prizes for various activities were gave away by our Vicar Fr. Kuriakose Thomas Prakash. The program ended by a light refreshment.




2014 Passion Week Schedule

The Church hosting special Holy Week Programs from Sunday April 13th through Sunday April 20th.
Palm Sunday - Sunday, April 13th 8 AM
Maundy Thursday - Thursday April 17th 2.30 AM
Good Friday - Friday, April 18th 8AM
Easter Sunday- Sunday April 20th 2.30 AM

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Christmas Mass

H. G. Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Diocesan Bishop of Trivandrum, will be the chief celebrant of the 2013 Christmas worship. His Grace will lead the evening prayers from 6:00 PM on 24-Dec-2013. Shri Jiji Thomson IAS, Director General - Sports Authority of India, will deliver the Christmas message. Nightly prayers will start at 2:30AM on 25th.

2014 Parishday

The parish day will be celebrated on Sunday, 19-Jan-2014 right after the Holy Qurbana. Breakfast and lunch will be served to all. Those who wish to present programs may contact Mr. Renji Mathew or the church office.

Visit of H. G. Dr. Zacharia Mar Theophilos

H. G. Dr. Zacharia Mar Theophilos, Diocesan Bishop of Malabar, was the chief celebrant of the Holy Qurbana on 15-Dec-2013. He recalled the long standing relationship with the parish and sought everyone's intercession for his speedy recovery from cancer.

Christmas Eve

This year's Christmas Eve programs were held on Sunday, 22-Dec-2013 from 6:00 PM at the parish hall. All spiritual organizations took a very active role in the conduct of the eve. The celebrations ended with the visit of Santa Clause who distributed chocolates to children and surprise gifts to the lucky few.

2013 Christmas Carol

As in the past years, the parish Youth Movement took a leading role in spreading the Christmas message by visiting houses as per the schedule below:

Date Areas
8-Dec-2013 Church, Mannadi Lane, Ullas Nagar
9-Dec-2013 Choozhampala, Pathirapally, Mannanthala, Nalanchira
10-Dec-2013 Kuravankonam, Plamoodu, Gowreeshapattom, YMR, Nanthancode
11-Dec-2013 Ambala Nagar, N. C. C. Road
12-Dec-2013 Kudappannakkunnu, Darshan Nagar
13-Dec-2013 Jawahar Nagar, Vellayambalam, Vazhuthacaud, Poojappura
14-Dec-2013 Ravi Nagar, N V Nagar, M G Nagar
15-Dec-2013 Sreekariyam, Muttada, T K D Road, Sreevilas Lane
16-Dec-2013 Vzhayila, Nedumangad
17-Dec-2013 Indira Nagar, Mannammoola
18-Dec-2013 Kallayam, Mariya Nagar, Mukkola, Mannamthala
19-Dec-2013 N P P Nagar, Pearl Nagar, Kamala Gardens, Krishna Nagar, A K G Nagar
They wish to express their sincere gratitude for welcoming them with light refreshments and generous donations.

PERUNAL 2013

The St.Gregorios Perunal (Patron’s Perunal) of this year is being celebrated from 3rd November to November 10th. H.G. Mathews Mar Theodosius is the chief celebrant. The celebrations start with the ‘Kodiyettu’ on 3rd November. Various spiritual programmes are planned as part of the Perunal. Cancer Detection Camp will be held on 3rd November. Medical aid to a minimum of ten deserving patients will be distributed on the 10th of November. Other regular programmes such as two days convention, pilgrimage to Parumala, ‘Padayathra’ to the Parish from the Ulloor Aramana Chappel, Prayer meeting at the Kurissady at Ambalamukku, Rassa, two wheelaer rally, etc are planned. Detailed notice is attached.

All devotees are invited to participate in the ‘Perunal’ celebrations.

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‘Padayathra’ to the Parish from the Ulloor Aramana Chappel.






Perunal (2013) kodiyettu by Rev Fr Kuriakose Thomas Praksh on 03/11/2013





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Winners

Our Sunday school team won the first prize in the diocese level competitions. Both Juniors and Seniors teams won the first prizes in group song. These wins are after a gap of 9 years

YUVA '13.

Thekkan Parumala St Gregorios Orthodoox Valiya Palli Youth Forum successfully conducted YUVA '13, the ecumenical fest on Oct 2nd. Around 60 people, from 18 different churches ,all around Trivandrum participated for this One-Day-Fun-Day Event.
Over All Champions : Ebenezer Marthoma Church, Peroorkada
Quiz Competition Winners : St George Orthodox Church, Palayam secured the.
This event proved to be a great chance to know each other, build new bonds, meet old friends and we hope YUVA ’13 made it possible for all of us to develop a sense of unity and togetherness among us. First and Foremost, We thank our Lord Almighty for his blessings without which YUVA ’13 would not have been possible. We are also grateful to the youth members of all Churches for their cooperation in making YUVA ‘13 a success. Special thanks to Thekkan Parumala youth forum members for the support and enthusiasm they have shown and also for their efforts in making this a success.

OVBS - 2013 Valedictory Functions

Started by seeking blessings from the Lord almighty and the prayer lead by primary students. Welcome speech and OVBS 2013 report was presented by Superintendent Sheeja Mary Jacob. Then felicitation by our guest Fr. John K Thankachan. Presidential address by our Vicar Fr. Kuriakose Thomas Prakash.

Each house presented their experiences on OVBS and presented one song each. Then prizes for various activities were gave away by our Vicar Fr. Kuriakose Thomas Prakash. The program ended by a light refreshment.

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2013 Passion Week Schedule

The Church hosting special Holy Week Programs from Sunday March 24 through Sunday March 31.
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Parish Day 2013

H. G. Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Trivandrum Diocesan Metropolitan was the chief guest of the Parish Day celebrations 2013, held on 13-01-2013 at the parish hall. Members and their family took part in the event with lot of enthusiasm.

The program continued with introduction of new families that have joined the parish. Officials of all spiritual organizations presented their respective annual reports. This was interlaced with various cultural programs like singing, magic, comedy skit and dance.

Prizes for winners of competitive exams conducted by Sunday School and Martha-Mariam Samajam were distributed. The proceedings of the day came to a close around 2:00 PM with lunch being served to all.

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PERUNAL 2012

The St.Gregorios Perunal (Patron’s Perunal) of this year is being celebrated from 28th October to November 4th. Dr Abraham Mar Epiphanios is the chief celebrant. The celebrations start with the ‘Kodiyettu’ on the 28th. Various spiritual programmes are planned as part of the Perunal. Medical aid to a minimum of ten deserving patients will be distributed on the 4th of November. Other regular programmes such as two days convention, pilgrimage to Parumala, ‘Padayathra’ to the Parish from the Ulloor Aramana Chappel, Prayer meeting at the Kurissady at Ambalamukku, Rassa, two wheelaer rally, etc are planned. Detailed notice is attached.

All devotees are invited to participate in the ‘Perunal’ celebrations.


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16/May/2012

New Vicar Takes Office

Fr. Kuriakose Thomas (Prakash Achen) is appointed as the new vicar of the parish. Previously, he was serving as vicar at the Mar Elia Orthodox Church, Meenkulam.

01/Apr/2012

New Office Bearers

The new office bearers took charge. Click here to see the details.

7/Nov/2010

The Silver Jubilee Souvenir is being distributed. One copy for each family is available at the church office.