Welcome to the "Ecological Commission" of Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
Honourable Justice (Retd.) Dr. K Narayana Kurup inaugurated SHLOMO - The Ecological Commission of Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church on 06 August 2010 at St. Mary's JSO Valiya Pally Parish Hall Piravam. His Beatitude Catholicos Baselios Thomas I presided over. Cine Director Blessy was the chief guest. Chairman of Shlomo Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese, Metropolitans Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose, Mor Osthatheos Pathrose, Mor Athanasius Elias, Dr. Mor Clemis Kuriakose, Mor Barnabas Geevarghese spoke on the occasion. His Beatitude Catholicos planted a tree on the compound of the church.
On the occasion of the inauguration of Shlomo, Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) published the news in its journal.
World Environment Day observed at St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Poothamkutty, Angamaly.
Under the aegis of Poothamkutty St. Mary’s Church Eco-Club and Youth Wing, World Environment Day was observed with a series of colorful and eco-friendly programm. Rev.Fr. Alias Ipe Parackal, the Vicar inaugurated the program planting a high-grade mango tree at the church premises. “The observation of the Day must bring proper awareness and cavernous interest among the people on the subject of environment and pertinent utilization of the Natural Resources and thereby the horizon of the same should be widened...” Fr. Alias Ipe urged the addressees. Together with the St. Mary’s Youth Association members, the Eco-club team headed by Mr. Bibin Varghese, started the parish embellishment programme planting more vegetation inside the church compound as well as at the necropolis area. Mr. Delvin Paul, P.P.Eldhose, P.T. Paulose, M.M. Tensing, Poly Ittoop and T.M. Yakob led the arrangements.
H.G. Geevarghese Mor Coorilose Inagurated "SHLOMO" Chennithala Horeb unit on 10 Sep 2011
H.G. Geevarghese Mor Coorilose Inagurated the unit of "Shlomo" (Ecological commission of JSOC) at St.George Horeb Jacobite Syrian Church Chennithala. Unit Secretarty Jithin A. Steephen delivered the welcome speech. while Inagurating the function H.G. talk about the importance of planting the tree and protecting the enviornment. Rev. Fr. Joykutty Varghese preside over the meeting and Faciltation speeches were delivered Rev.Fr. M.J. Daniel, K.G.Kuruvilla, K.K.Kunjumman, M.G. George, M.Joshuva, Mariamma Joseph. Mr. Varghese Chacko delivered the vote of thanks.
Kollam Diocese"Shlomo" (Ecological commission of JSOC) inaugurated at St. Mary's Soonoro Cathedral Kundara.
Kollam Diocese "Shlomo" (Ecological commission of JSOC) inaugurated at St. Mary's Soonoro Cathedral Kundara. Sr. M. A Baby M.LA inaugurated the function. H.G Mathews Mor Thevodosious, Shri. Zachariah Mathew (JSOYA Secretary Kollam Diocese), Mrs. P. Jayanthy (District Panchayat vice President kollam) delivered the key Note address. Faciltation speeches were delivered by Rev. Fr Punnose Tharakan, Rev. fr George & Rev. Fr. Geevarghese. Adv. Renji delivered the vote of thanks.
Unit of "Shlomo" inaugurated at Mor Michael JSOC, Mamalassery
Unit of "Shlomo" (Ecological commission of JSOC) inagurated at Mor Michael JSOC, Mamalassery. Very. Rev. Fr. Chenakkat Abraham Mathew Chorepiscopa planted the sapling and inaugurated the functioning of the unit. Church trustee Baby Cherukunnel Presided over the meeting held after that. Youth Association Secratry Ajith Joseph delivered the welcome speech. MR. Biju varghese has delivered the key note address on the necessity for preserving the eco system. Sunday School teacher of the church, Ebin P Joy was honored during the meeting for his Doctorate in journalism. Former Kandanad Diocean Youth Association secretary Reji P varghese, Youth association diocean treasurer varghese Pullyattel, Micha varghese and lots of parishers were present for the function.
“Haritha Sayahnam” and Inauguration of SHLOMO Unit at Mekkadampu Mor Ignathiose Noorono Syrian Simhasana Church.
Mekkadampu: Mor Ignathiose Noorono Youth Association (MINYA) under Mor Ignathiose Noorono Syrian Simhasana Church conducted “haritha sayahnam” – an environment awareness program on 4 December 2011, SUnday. Niranam diocesan bishop and President of SLOMO, H.G. Dr. Coorilose Geevarghese Metropolitan delivered an hour long lecture on “Holy Church, Youth and Environment”. His Grace touched upon various environmental issues and urged the youth to propagate the message of environment protection. There was a constructive interactive session with the bishop after the lecture. Many queries ranging from population explosion, building of skyscrapers and big roads to the recent burning Mullapperiyar issue were raised by the audience which, H.G. Dr. Coorilose answered and explained elegantly. A unit of the ecology commission of the Jacobite Syrian Christian church “SLOMO” has been inaugurated by His Grace. Later H.G. Geevarghese Mor Coorilose planted tree saplings in church premises.
Baby Mathew (Secretary, MINYA) presented a resolution requesting the authorities to lower the water level of Mullapperiyar Dam to 120 feet and to construct new environment friendly mini dams to protect the people. H.G. Coorilose metropolitan led a candle light vigil in front of the church expressing solidarity with Mullapperiyar agitations. Vicar Rev. Fr. Jisho Alumkal, Rev. Fr. Eldhose kakkadan, Baby Mathew (Secretary, MINYA), Biju Kuriakose (Vice President, MINYA) and Dr. Ignatious Abraham spoke on the occasion.