KADAYIRUPPU, ERNAKULAM: MGOCSM shall the responsibility to develop personalities with holiness, said the Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan Baselios Marthoma Paulose II. The Pontiff was inaugurating the 102nd Annual Conference of MGOCSM at St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School, Kadayiruppu, Kolenchery, Ernakulam on Tuesday, December 28.
“A life that bases morals would create spiritually holy humans. Church and parents have the responsibility to cultivate and grow the foliage, namely the students, with care, which is the gift from God”, said the Supreme Head of Malankara Church while elaborating upon the theme of the conference. “Students of are building the foundation of our Church. May the members of the Student’s Movement be able to shed the light of goodness into the unprimed human minds”, added the Catholicos.
“Lift up your eyes, look around you for the fields are ripe for the harvest” (St. John 4.35) is the theme this year.
President of MGOCSM Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Coorilos presided over the meeting.
Metropolitans Dr. Mathews Mar Severios, Paulose Mar Pachomios, Dr. Zachariah Mar Theophilos, Fr. Dr. Jacob Kurien, Fr. Dr. Johns Abraham Konattu, Fr. Varghese Varghese, Fr. C.M. Kuriakose, Fr. Robin Markose, C.V. Jacob, Joy P. Jacob, Dr. Sojan Ipe, Sunny Valayil, and T.P. Peter spoke on the occasion.
Metropolitan Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim celebrated Holy Qurbana on Wednesday.
Bible Studies, Seminars on various topics, Symposiums on Human Empowerment, Counseling and Retreat etc. are to take place during the conference that spans for four days.