Our Patron:-Saint Gregorios of the Malankara Orthodox Church
Powerful like Prophet Elijah and glittering like John the Baptist, he remains the beacon and a great Saint of the Malankara Orthodox Church.
June 15, 1848 to November 2,
Supreme Head of the Church,
MORAN MAR BASELIOS MARTHOMA MATHEWS II
Of The East and Malankara Metropolitan
“He will tend his flock like a
shepherd and gather them together with his arms”(Isaiah:40:11)
89th successor of St Thomas,
on his Apostolic Throne,established in Devalokam, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
The diocesan bishop H.G.Dr.Thomas Mar Makarios
Metropolitan of the Diocese of Europe, UK& Canada
HQ at Episcopal house, 311 Philadelphia Avenue,Alma, Michigan, USA
“I will give you pastors according to
mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding” (Jeremiah 23:4)
Indian Orthodox Church, Cranfield Road, London SE4 1UF
The London parish, established in 1976 has a membership of over Two hundred families and is scattered all over England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Do join us. We look forward to welcoming you any time.
Worship at St. Andrew -by-the- Wardrobe Church, Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4. Christopher Wren (1685-95) rebuilt this beautiful church, following the great fire of London. William Shakespeare used to worship in this church, very close to St.Paul's Cathedral. Again after the bombs in 1940, Marshall Sisson restored it to the architectural design, is owned by Church of England. Late Rev. Fr. K. A. George, by his relentless effort secured this church for our free use from the generous Lord bishop of London. H.H.Baselios Marthoma Mathews I, canonically sanctified the church and celebrated Holy Qurbana in July 1979.
Sunday we have
Holy Eucharist (Qurbana) 10 a.m
English 1st & 3rd Sunday, in Malayalam 2nd,
4th,5th Sundays & special feast days)
The celebration of
Holy Liturgy-the sacrament of sacraments-is a unique event in the life of the
Orthodox Church. The liturgy is the time of celebration in which the faithful
partake in the great events of the life of our Lord along with the company of
great and many Saints. The liturgy is the time to receive blessing, peace,
grace and to develop the spirit of sharing with others. The role of the congregation in the Holy
Eucharist of the Malankara Orthodox Church is so vital, that we can say that,
the whole church celebrates the Holy Eucharist under the leadership of the
priest or bishop. According to the teachings of the church, we cannot have live
without the Holy Eucharist.
"Jesus said to them; I am telling you
the truth; if you do not eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you
will not have life in yourselves. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has
eternal life, and I will raise him to life on the last day."(John 6:53-54)The
Eucharist worship is one through which the worshipper attains deeper and richer
state of experiencing Christ than what is obtained through any other form of
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