The Bishop of the Eparchy, Most Rev. Philipose Mar Stephanos, has sent Rev. Jerry Mathew to do his Licentiate in Rome on Youth Ministry. He will be studying at the University of Salesian Pontifical University and he will be staying at the Casa Santa Maria – Pontifical North American College. He left for Rome on Thursday, August 16, 2018.
Father Jerry Mathew was the pastor in St.Mary's Syro Malankara Catholic Church, Yonkers and the National MCYM Director of the Eparchy. The Eparchy wishes him all the very best in his studies.
The Family Apostolate of the Eparchy has launched a matrimonial website to help our young adults in finding their spouse. The website can be accessed at www.mcmatrimonyna.com and was inaugurated by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis Catholicos on Friday, August 3, 2018. The website was designed by Mr. Selicks Cherian of St. Peter's Syro-Malankara parish, Houston under the guidance and help of Fr. Mathai Mannoorvadakkethil, the Director of the Family Apostolate of the Eparchy, and Fr.
The new board members for the Malankara Catholic Youth Movement - North America were elected on August 4, 2018. The elections were held during the 10th Syro-Malankara Catholic Convention held at Stamford, Connecticut. Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos, the bishop of the Eparchy, and Fr. Jerry Mathew, the director of MCYMNA, were present during the election along with all the youth participants of the convention. The previous board members were thanked by Bishop Philipos Mar Stephanos and Fr.