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Orthodox Church Of The East In The Twenty First Century: Challenges And Opportunities – New Book Released


MAVELIKKARA: Orthodoxy Beyond Limits Forum created history by releasing the first Church Management/Administration book titled ‘Orthodox Church of the East in the Twenty First Century: Challenges and Opportunities’. This might be the first management study guide/ reference book written in the two thousand years of history of the Malankara Orthodox Church.

The releasing ceremony was held at the YWCA hall, Mavelikara. Thomas Mar Atansious, Metropolitan of Chengannur presided over the function. Fr T J Joshua gave the Key note address. “The Book is a new hope for the Malankara Orthodox Church” . The book contains a great Vision for the Orthodox Church” – said Fr. Joshua in his key note address.

Thomas Kuruvilla introduced the book. Felicitations were made byFr Mathai Vilanilam , Adv K K Thomas and Fr Alexander Vattakatu .

Jacob Mathew delivered vote of thanks.

His Grace Thomas Mar Athanasious Metropolitan (Chengannur), Fr T J Joshua (Faculty and Former Vice-Principal, Orthodox Theological Seminary), Elavukattu Geevarghese Ramban, Paul Manalil (Chief Sub Editor-Manorama), Fr Matahi Vilanilam (Secretary – Mavelikara Diocese), Adv KK Thomas (Church Managing Committee Member), Thomas Kuruvilla (Sub Editor- Malankara Sabha Pathrika, Faculty Dept of Malayalam- SB College), Koshy P Abraham (Church Managing Committee Member, YMCA Sub Region Chairman, Alleppy), Fr Alexander Vattakatu (Vicar- Karthigappaly St Thomas Orthodox Cathedral), Jacob Mathew (Participatory Forest Management Specialist, Dept of Forest, Kerala, Prof G John ( Church Manging Commtte Member, Faculty Dept of Chemistry – Catholictae College) attended the function

Around Two Fity Members Attended the Function.