Reverend Fr. Thomas Ayyaneth, Vicar Malankara
Catholic Church, Balaramapuram and Manager, Nazareth Home
English Medium School, was received in the Airport by Rev. Dr.
John Padipurackal, Mr Georgekutty Lawrence (Vice President) and
Mr. George Rajan. Fr. Thomas Ayyaneth belongs to the Major
Archdiocese of Trivandrum and hails from St. Thomas Church,
Nalanchira, Trivandrum. Fr. Thomas Ayyaneth will be in Kuwait
for two weeks to serve the Catholic faithful in Kuwait. A hearty
Metropolitan Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios
Let us remember HIM in the Holy Qurbono on
Thursday: 8 October 2015: Holy Qurbono in Virgin
Mary Hall (HF Cathedral): 7.30 pm
Sunday: 11 October 2015: Holy Qurbono in Abbasiya Parish: 7.30
Monday: 12 October 2015: Holy Qurbono in Ahmadi Parish: 7.30 pm
Respected KMRM Members,
Very pleased to
announce, KMRM General Body Meeting 'First Phase' will
be on 23 October 2015 ( Friday) @ 7.00 pm at Abbasiya
(Venue will be notified later). The âSecond Phaseâ of
the General Body meeting will be on 29 October 2015
(Thursday) after the Holy Qurbono at City Church.
All Members (those who have valid Membership) are
requested to attend both the above meetings and it is a
privilege of all the active members to know the
achievements and financial declaration of the Management
Moreover it is your right to take part to choose the
next leaders for the upcoming KMRM Committee 2015-16.
All Members, who have valid Membership are welcome
and your esteemed presence is essential.
The inauguration of MCLS classes for the new
academic year 2015-16 was held at St. Daniel Comboni Parish,
Abbasiya on 2nd October 2015.MCLS Head Mistress Ms.Catherine Binu
rendered the welcome speech. Rev. Dr. John Padipurackal inaugurated
the function and welcomed all the students to the new academic year.
He also congratulated the children who had collected the most for
Bala -Santhwana 'Kunjikai' last year. Fr.John insisted in continuing
the project this year also to help the disabled and the poor. KMRM
President Mr. George Mathew presided over the function. General
Secretary Mrs. Sajitha Skaria,Advisory Board Vice Chairman
Mr.Kuriakose Ayrookuzhy, Synod Member Mr.Jacob Thomas were present
in the dias. Asst. Head Master Mr.Koshy Mulamootil delivered the
vote of thanks.
After the Inaugural ceremony, Fr.John had a special
meeting with the parents of the children going to receive First Holy
Communion this year. He provided the guidance for the preparation of
Mrs. Sosamma Chandy (78), mother of Mr. Alfred C. Chandy
[A017], was called to heaven for her eternal reward
on Friday, 2nd October 2015. Mrs. Sosamma belongs to
Cheerakunnil House, Anikad, Mallapally. Mr. Alfred is the prayer
coordinator of Shalom Prayer group (Abbasiya, Sector 3).
May her soul rest in peace! Funeral later.
KMRM express heartfelt condolence on her demise and pray to the
Almighty that the bereaved family may find solace in God
Malankaa Catholic Youth Day
Circular Letter from the Most Rev. Dr. Vincent
the Chairman of Commission for Youth of the Syro-Malankara
Catholic Church, on the Occasion of the Malankara Catholic Youth
Pranamam â 2015, Birth
Centenary Celebration of Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios
The jubilant success of Pranamam-2015 became
another milestone in Kuwait Malankara Rite's Movement (KMRM)
History. As part of the Birth Centenary of Metropolitan
Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios, KMRM had organized a Program
titled PRANAMAM-2015, which was held on Friday, 4 September
2015, at Carmel School Auditorium, Khaitan, Kuwait.
Most Rev. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom, Bishop of Pathanmthitta,
Kerala, inaugurated the function. During the inaugural speech,
the Bishop offered praises to Mar Gregorios and focused on his
contribution to the Political, Social, Cultural, Agricultural
and Economic field of the society of Kerala.
During the presidential address by Mr. George
Mathew, President of KMRM, emphasized that Kuwait Malankara Rite
Movement got the privilege from the Malankara Catholic Church to
host one of the Centenary Speeches in Kuwait, representing the
entire Middle East and Northern Arabia.
Rev. Fr. Mathew Kunnelpurayidam, Vicar General of
the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia, in his felicitation
speech, recollected his memories of Archbishop Mar Gregorios. He
highlighted Mar Gregorioâs affection towards nature, as he has
witnessed on several occasions, how the great Archbishop valued
flowers and plants at his garden and property. Rev. Dr. John
Padipurackal, Spiritual Director, KMRM, recalled, how at the age of
eleven years, Archbishop Mar Gregorios gave him positive
encouragement to become a priest. Later he became a Catholic Priest
and providentially served Mar Gregorios as his Secretary. Mar
Gregorios could communicate with all, the educated and the
uneducated and people of all walks in the society, and without any
The Memorial Speech was delivered by honorable Hafiz P.H Abdul Gaffar Moulavi, Imam of Manakkad Valiya Pally,
Trivandrum and former WAKF Board Chairman. He was a close
associate of Archbishop Benedict Mar Gegorios in Trivandrum and
a renowned scholar and an orator. During his speech âSecularism
and the Secularist Political Situation of India", he presented
Mar Gregorios as a role model of Secularism. He recalled
pleasant memories of Benedict Mar Gregorios. As during the time
of communal riot in Poonthura, the âShanthi Yathraâ (Peace
March) lead by Benedict Mar Gregorios, Sawmi Saswathikananda and
himself to establish peace and communal harmony in Trivandrum.
He presented with tremendous emotion that during the time of the
demolition of Babari Masjid, Benedict Mar Greorios visited
Maulavi and hugged him and expressed his sadness and sorrow to
Indian Secularism should live long as a model
for the whole world. Unfortunately, Indian Secularism is in a
precarious situation, and he expressed his concern over the
present situation in India. The Centenary Song, "Sathasangeethi"
by hundred singers and a short video presentation named
"Glimpses of a Great Legend" brought the distinguished
audience's attention to the life path of the Archbishop. Mrs.
Sajitha Skaria General Secretary, KMRM welcomed the invited
guests and gathering. While delivering the felicitation, Program
Convener Mr. Babuji Betheri, presented the value of Hindu
Culture and pointed out how beliefs are connected with nature.
Mr. Jomon Cherian Vazhathara, proposed the vote of thanks.
Pranamam-2015, a memorial celebration of an extraordinary
nature, concluded with a sumptuous lunch at 12.30 pm.
Welcome Mr. P.H Abdul Gaffar
A hearty welcome to Mr. P.H. Abdul Gaffar
Moulavi to Kuwait, who arrived on 3rd Sept 2015. The main
speaker of Pranamam-2015, Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios
Welcome Most Rev. Yoohanon Mar
Anusmarana Yatra by Yuvajyothi 24.07.2015
Syro Malankara Catholic Youth in Kuwait (YUVAJYOTHI)
organised the symbolic Anusmarana Yathra on the occassion of
62nd commemoration of Servant of God Arch Bishop Geevarghese Mar
Ivanios on Thursday 16th July 2015. Hundreds of youth members
wearing saffron shawls participated with devotion and prayers.
Youth convener Roby Skaria with Vallikkurishu, Yuvajyothi
committee member Aji Varghese with portrait of Daivadasan &
Yuvajyothi committee member Nebu Kurien with catholic flag led
the program which was coordinated by respective committee
The Anusmarana Yathra started at 04.30PM from St. Daniel
Comboni Parish, Abbassiya after the Dhoopa Prarthana. Rev. Fr.
Joseph George Sadhanam, the visiting priest blessed the
vallikkurishu and passed to Fr. Albert (Acting parish priest St.
Daniel Comboni) , Fr. Albert passed the blessed vallikkurishu to
the Yuvajyothi convenor and officially inaugurated the
pilgrimage , wishes the prayers to the pilgrims. Fr. Prakash
passed the portrait of Daivadasan to the Aji Varghese and the
Yuvajyothi Animator passed the Flag to Nebu Kurien. KMRM General
Secretary- Sajitha skaria, KMRM EX â President George Thomas,
MCLS Head Master Thomas Mammootil , FOM convenor Valsamma , Ex â
Yuvajyothi convenor Jimmy Abraham , St. Daniel Comboni parish
council members - Geevarhese and Sunny Thomas felicitated the
pilgrims and honoured the vallikurish The pilgrims then moved to
Ahmadi Lady of Arabia Church. Hundreds of people were there to
receive it and Rev. Fr. Paul, Ex- KMRM president KO John, Mary
Matha committee member Shinto Abraham, Parish Council member
Madhu Philip, received the pilgrims. After the Dhoopaprarthana
Rev. Fr. Paul wishes prayers to the pilgrims and Ex- KMRM
president KO John felicitated the pilgrims and rendered the vote
of thanks. Then the pilgrims moved towards Holy Family Cathedral
and were received by Rev. Fr. Andrews, Fr. Joseph George
Sadhanam , KMRM Vice- President â Georgekutty Lawrence , KMRM
treasurer â KK Babu & KMRM officials. The pilgrim assembled in
front of the grotto and after dopaprarthana the pilgrim moved to
Virgin Mary Hall , Fr. Anderws wishes prayers to all pilgrim ,
Vice President felicitated the pilgrim and General secretary â
Sajitha skaria rendered vote of thanks and was followed by
sandhyaprarthana Holy Qurbono & Nercha Vilampu Fr. Joseph George
was the celebrant , about 350 members was present for the Holy
mass . Rev.
Fr. Joseph George Sadhanam appreciated the youth for the
efforts to make the symbolic pilgrimage such an organised one.
Thanks to all especially Rev. Fr. Joseph George Sadhanam for his
full participation and prayerful blessings. Thanks to KMRM
Managing committee members, Prayer coordinators & Youth Members
in coordination the program. Thanks to Jose George who made
arrangements in churches, Thanks to M J John for arranging the
Choir. Special Thanks Gee Mathew , Sunny Thomas , Rajan
Thottathil & Mr. Madhu Philip who coordinate with other parish
priests . Thanks to Thomas John, Lince John and all other
benefactors for neercha and all the Malankara Catholic Youth
Members in Kuwait in actively participating the pilgrimage.
Successful Completion of MAG
GUEST â Quiz Competition 29.08.2015
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church had decided
to celebrate the Birth Centenary of its Second Metropolitan
Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios in a magnificent way. The one
year Centenary Celebration is planned not only to memorize the
great Archbishop and to spread his ideology and message to
humanity to the Kerala society especially to the younger
generation. As part of the Centenary Celebration, the Syro
Malankara Community in Kuwait (KMRM) will be organizing Program
titled as PRANAMAM-2015, which will be held on 4 September 2015
@ 9.00 am at Carmel School. As part of PRANAMAM-2015, it has
conducted a Quiz Competition âMAG-QUESTâ for the Seven Prayer
Groups of KMRM and for other Catholic Associations in Kuwait.
The quiz competition held on Friday 21 August
2015 at St.Alphonsa Hall, Abbasiya Kuwait. The competition was
giving its members a platform to prove their knowledge in the
Bible and awareness of Kerala / Global Catholic Church.
Rev.Dr. John Padipurackal (KMRM, Spiritual
Director) inaugurated the competition, and KMRM General
Secretary Mrs.Sajitha Skaria welcomed the gathering. President
Mr.Georege Mathew made the Presidential Address. General
Convener Mr.Babuji Betheri, explained the intention of the
competition and thank the members of other Catholic Associations
for their participation. Mr.Jomon Cherian Vazhathara had given
the felicitation and Mr.Jacob Varghese extend the vote of
thanks. At the end of the competition, SMCA (Syro Malabar
Catholic Association) team touched the fist position scoring
with 116 points. KMRM (Kuwait Malankara Rite Movement) team
succeeded the Second position with 86 points and the Third
position received by KKCA (Kuwait Knanaya Cultural Association)
with a score of 85 points.
Mr.Lince John has anchored the first session and
by Mr.Babuji Bethery done the Second session. Winners will be
presented with trophies, during the PRANAMAM-2015 (Archbishop
Mar Gregorios Centenary Celebration) program which will be held
on 4 September 2015.
Handing over of âMangalya
Swanthana Charity Fundâ 29.08.2015
KMRM Charity Project for the year 2015 â
Mangalya Swanthanaâ, the charity Fund has been handed over to
H.G Thomas Mar Koorilos, Metropolitan Archbishop of Thiruvalla.
In the auspicious meeting held at Marygiri
Catholic Archeparchy of Thiruvalla, Bishop House Auditorium on
13 July 2015. KMRM President Mr.George Mathew (Bose) handed over
the Cheque of Rs.10,00,001/- to H.G Thomas Mar Koorilos on
behalf of Kuwait Malankara Rite Movement. KMRM Joint Treasurer
Adv. Shibu Jacob welcomed the gathering. KMRM Spiritual Director
Rev. Dr. John Padipurackal, addressed the gathering and express
the pleasure of Kuwait Malankara Community towards this Program.
During the speech of KMRM President Mr. George Mathew, he had
enlighten the Managing Committee 2014-2015 interest towards this
project and expressed his gratitude to all the Members and
well-wishers of KMRM.
Mr.Jomon Cherian , the Working Secretary KMRM,
handed over the Cheque of Rs.25,000/- to H.G Thomas Mar Koorilos
as the contribution towards the costume for the 10 nos.
bridegroom. After receiving the Charity Fund, H.G Thomas Mar
Koorilos, express the sincere thanks to KMRM and their members
for the support extended to this charity project.
Many of the KMRMâs prominent members, former
KMRM Presidents, General Secretaries and KMRM Returners Forum
members with family were attended. Swanthwana Charity Convener
Mr. Santhosh P. Antony delivered vote of thanks and the meeting
was adjourned after the Group Photo session.
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Holy MASS Schedule
Every Thursday 07.00 pm
Virgin Mary Hall
Holy Family Cathedral, Kuwait City
Every Sundays 07.30 pm
St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Abbassiya
2nd Monday 07.30 pm
Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi