My Visit to Miami FL


I had the privilage to visit our Church in Fortlauderdale and celebrate H. Qurbana on 29th May. I visited Miami city too. Here are few pictures. Don’t worry I did not go to Miami beach.

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Sermon of Sunday May 22


An audio file of my sermon on the reading for third Sunday after New Sunday is uploaded to the SkyDrive of my Windows Live. Address: http://cid-866cc4f0caf251c6.office.live.com/self.aspx/Sermon%20on%20May%2022nd/Third%20Sunday%20afte%20New%20Sunday.WMA

25 years as a clergyman


This day, May 23rd, twenty five years back I became a priest of the Malankara Church. As some of you may know I am not a person of celebrations. So I quietly spend my day with my relatives and friends in Toronto, Canada (Canada celebrated this day with much enthusiasm and fireworks.. guess why?). I am grateful to God for taking me, from a remote village in Ernakulam district, of Kerala, India this far. I also thank all those thousands of people who loved me from all over the world and helped me become what I am today. I should also thank those who do not agree with me and do not share my sentiments, as they also have contributed to making my personality, and I hope they will continue to do so that my life may become challenging and richer. I request you all to continue to pray for me that God may be gracious to me irrespective of all my shortcomings.

Metropolitan Yuhanon Mor Meletius

Sermon on May 15th, 2011


An audio file of my sermon on second Sunday after New Sunday reading is uploaded to the SkyDrive secion of my Windows Live. Address is: http://cid-866cc4f0caf251c6.office.live.com/self.aspx/Sermon%20on%20May%2015/Second%20Sunday%20after%20New%20Sunday.WMA

A Proud Child of the Church



Tariq Thomas from Puthuppally was selected with 35th rank to Indian Adminstrative Service. He is already a medical graduate. I congratulate him in his achievement. My felicitation mail.

Dear Tariq
Hope you and every one home are doing fine by the grace of God. I saw the news about your commendable achievement in MTV. I congratulate you and place you under the continued guidance of God that you may truly become a servant of God while in the administrative service of our country. Lot of things are getting changed in our great nation which got independence because of the vicarious suffering of the father of the nation, Mahatma, and many others. Now I am afraid this independence is being compromised in the name of postmodern economic liberalization. This affects the common people very bad. Many a time the bureaucratic community in our country is trying to make a fortune for themselves using this environment. I hope and pray you will work with a sense of love and caring that people can look up to you with hope for their better and peaceful life.

I send my greetings to your parents too who prepared you for this achievement.

Metropolitan Yuhanon Mor Meletius, Thrissur diocese.

Respected Metropolitan Yuhanon Mor Meletius

I humbly thank you for your felicitation and blessings on my success in the civil services examination. This has been possible due to the grace of the almighty God .His Holiness I am conscious of the advice that you have given me and it shall be my sincere endeavour to follow these .I request you to remember me in your prayers to strengthen me in discharging my duties in a proper and upright manner.

Thanking you.

Yous Sincerely

Tariq Thomas

Bahrain Cathedral News Letter


MARIAN, news letter of Orthodox Cathedral, Bahrain recent issue has one of my articles included in it. To see relevant pages of the newsletter please click on the link.

Bahrain Church News Letter

Condolence message to Bahrain PM


I have conveyed my condolence on the demise of the mother Her Highness Shaikha Moaza bint Hamad Al Khalifa. of the Prime Minister of Bahraian

Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. The message was delivered by Rev. Fr. Jacob Koshy, Vicar of St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Bahrain.

Text of the Message:

Your Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

I, Bishop Yuhanon Mor Meletius, of the Thrissur Diocese of the Orthodox Syrian Church in India, humbly express my sincere condolences on the demise of the loving mother of Your Royal Highness. I am sure she has been a loving and caring mother who prepared Your Royal Highness for this great responsibility in the country. Her demise must be a great loss to Your Royal Highness. I pray to the Almighty, the benevolent and compassionate One, that He may prepare the highest heaven for her life after.

I cherish fond memories of my visit to your Royal Highness along with other Christian Clerics on April 26th, 2011.

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Bishop Yuhanon Mor Meletius,

Gedseemon

Mannuthy, Thrissur

Kerala INDIA

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