Eparchial day celebrations

Eparchial day celebrations

Mississauga : The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Mississauga celebrated Eparchial Day on September 19, 2021, at St. Alphonsa Syro Malabar Catholic Forane Church, Edmonton. The event commemorated the sixth anniversary of the Eparchy in conjunction with the sixth anniversary of the episcopal ordination of Bishop Mar Jose Kalluvelil. Following the Pontifical Holy Qurbana celebrated by Mar Jose Kalluvelil, the event began at 11:45 AM. It was live streamed through YouTube. 

A prayer song by Tezza Maria Paul and Ann Ria Paul commenced the Eparchial Day programs. Afterwards,  Fr. Thomas Thaicheril, Forane Vicar expressed words of welcome. Following the lighting of the lamp, Mar Jose Kalluvelil, delivered presidential address. Esha Tony, Sebastian Paikada, and Shiju Stephen shared felicitations. There was a cake cutting in honour of sixth anniversary of Bishop's episcopal ordination. Fr. Boby Joy Muttathuvalayil, Director of Western Regional Pastoral Center in Edmonton presented the vote of thanks. The meeting concluded with the Canadian national anthem and a blessing by Mar Jose Kalluvelil.