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 ‚ÄėSecond Phase‚Äô 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.
For Managing Committee 2014-15
Mrs. Sosamma Mathew (78), mother of Mr. Jacob P. Mathew
[J005], was called to heaven for her eternal reward
on Friday, 9th October 2015. Mrs. Sosamma Mathew belongs to
Palanilkunathil House, Oonnakavu, Ranni. Mr. Jacob P. Mathew
belongs to St. Johns Prayer group (Abbasiya, Sector 1).
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
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
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
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 ‚Äď 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 Gregorio‚Äôs 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 ‚ÄúSecularism
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 ‚ÄúShanthi Yathra‚ÄĚ (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
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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