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Nineveh Convention on 21st ,22nd & 23rd Jan 2013
10th Jan ,2013

Nineveh Convention 2013 at UTC College , Bangalore on 21st ,22nd & 23rd Jan 2013 Time - 6.30 to 9.00 PM .Inaugration by H.G. Pathrose Mor Osthathios (Metropolitan, Bangalore Diocese)

Sermon - Speaker's
21-01-2013 - H.G. Markose Mor Chrisostomos (Metropolitan, Evangelical Association of the East)
22-01-2013 - Fr. Jacob Manjaly (Director, Dept. of Evangelisation, Renewal Centre Kaloor)

23-01-2013- Rev. Samji K. Sam (Chalain ,CMS College , Kottayam) - Convention Details Click

BEZALEL 2012 Family Conference on 24th Nov 2012
10th Nov ,2012
BEZALEL 2012 Family Conference on 24th Nov 2012 9 Am to 5 Pm at T John College Bannerghatta Road
New congregation started at Yelahanka St. Baselious Eldho Church
03rd June ,2012
H.G Pathrose Mor Osthathios metropolitan of Bangalore diocese lead first Holy Mass at Yelhanka, St. Baselious Eldho JSO congregation. Rev. Fr. Jacob Joseph will be the first Vicar of the congregation. All the priests of the Bangalore diocese along with lots of faithful attended the congregation inauguration and the Holy Mass held there. The Holy Qurbono service will start at 8.45 AM every Sunday at The Infant Jesus College, No.13, 13th A main, Sector A, Yelhanka New Town. Contact
Number:+918951412235, +919845027478, +919845312341. Details of New Yelahanka Church
Nineveh Convention on 30th ,31st Jan & 1st Feb 2012
22nd Jan ,2012

Nineveh Convention on 30th Jan , 31st Jan & 1st Feb 2012. Time - 6.30 PM onwards. For programme details CLICK.

Family Conference on 19th Nov 2011
24th Oct ,2011
Bangalore diocese Metropolitan H.G Osthatheos Pathrose, unveiled the Family conference (BEZALEL -2011) Logo on Sunday, 23rd October, 2011, at St. Mary's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, Queens Road after the Holy Qurbana. This year’s family conference will be held on 19th November 2011 from 9 am to 5 pm at Mor Basalios Nagar in T.John college campus, Bennargatta Road , with various activities. The theme for the family conference is “Come let us celebrate our salvation – Luke 19 : 9&10”. Various committee headed by Priests, Council members and church representatives are putting together a detailed plan for the successful execution of the family conference this year. All Jacobite Syrian congregations in Bangalore will gather for this family conference and eminent personalities will handle classes for various groups.
Consecration of St. Gregorios Church - Hosa Road Oct 30,31 & Nov 1
23rd Oct ,2011
The Holy Mooron Consecration of the newly constructed St. Gregorios JSO Church,Hosa Road (near Madiwala) on October 30, 31 & Nov 1st . His Beatitude, The Catholicos of India Mor Baselios Thomas I, Metropolitans Mor Osthatheos pathrose (Bangalore), Mor Gregorios Joseph (Episcopal Synod Secretary, Kochi Diocese) and Mor Theodosius Mathews (Kollam Diocese, JSOYA) will lead the ceremony. Programme Details Click
Bangalore Diocean council meet held
10th July ,2011
Bangalore Diocean council held at St. Mary's JSO Cathedral, Queens Road. Meeting was presided over by H.B Catholicose Baselious Thomas 1st. Asst. Metropolitan of Bangalore Diocese H.G Pathrose Mor Osthathiose, H.G Geevarghese Mor Coorilose & H.G Mathews Mor Aprem were present for the meeting. Very Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Corepiscopa, Very Rev. Fr. Roy Abraham Kochattu Corepiscopa, Diocean Priest Secretry Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Punnachalil, Rev fr. Jerry Kurian, Rev. Fr. Jacob Joseph, Rev. fr. Prince Kalloor, rev. Fr. Geevarghese Pulayath, Rev. fr. Varghese Chenganattu, Rev. Fr. Paulose Mangalath, Rev. Fr. John Ipe & Rev. Fr. Eldho John were present for the meeting. 83rd Birthday of H.B Catholicose Baselious Thomas 1st was celebrated during the occasion.

Apart from priest all the diocean council members also were present there. As per the Holy synod Decision H.B bava appointed H.G Pathrose Mor Osthathiose as the Metrapolitian of Bangalore Diocese. Steps have been taken to start the Diocean office in the centre of the city and to start new congregations & churches in different parts of Bangalore where we don't have service now. Council has identified Mysore as a place where service has to be started at the earliest and steps have been taken in this regard.

VBS Classes (Vacation Bible School) 2011
15th May ,2011
Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Churces Bangalore Region VBS Classes (Vacation Bible School) will be conducted from 18th to 22nd May 2011 from 9.00 AM to 4.15 PM at St. Mary's Cathedral , Queens Road , Bangalore.VBS Theme - "Abide in you". Bible Classes, Songs, Games and various other activities are arranged for the children every day .For more information contact Ph.+91-(80)-22267243 , Mobile no. 9845027478
Bangalore Diocese General Body at Mathikere Church
30th Jan ,2011
Bangalore Diocese Council meeting was held at St. Peter's & St. Paul's J S O Church, Mathikere on Sunday, Jan 30th. His Beatitude Dr. Baselios Thomas I Catholicos - the Diocesan Metropolitan presided over the meeting. HG Mor Osthatheos Pathrose took over as the new Asst. Metropolitan of Bangalore Diocese. Decision was taken to form a 'Diocesan Development Committee' to co-ordinate the activities of the Diocese. Bangalore diocese will be divided into five zones to facilitate development. New Congregations will be formed soon. HB the Catholicose will be taking further decisions concerning the Diocese. HG Dr. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese also participated along with His Beatitude, Mor Osthatheos and the Priests & Members of the Bangalore Diocesan Council.
12th Dec, 2010
Christmas Carols Competition for Youth & Coreography Competition for Sunday School Childrens of
Bangalore Churches organised by Bangalore Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church Youth Association
BEZALEL 2010 Photos
20th Nov , 2010
Family Conference 2010 of Bangalore Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church  
St. Mary's Sunday School won Rolling Trophy at UTC INTERSUN 2010
13th Nov , 2010

St. Mary’s Sunday School has won and retained the overall trophy at the INTERSUN 2010 a Inter-Sunday School Talent Contest 2010 held on 13th November 2010 at The United Theological College - Bangalore.

BEZALEL 2010- Family Conference on 20th Nov
2nd Nov , 2010
BEZALEL-2010 (Who lives in the shadow of God) FAMILY CONFERENCE on Saturday, 20th November,2010 - 9AM to 5 PM
Theme: "How wonderful it is, how pleasant, for God's people to live together in harmony" Psalm 133:1
Venue : H.B Mor Baseloious Paulose II Nagar , T.John College Campus , 88/1,Gottigere,Bennerghatta Road ,Banglore. For Programme details click
Youth Meet held at St. George Church Marathahalli
10th Oct , 2010

Youth meet of Bangalore Diocese Youth Association was held at St. George JSO Church Marthahalli on Oct 10th. Bible class and Message from Fr. Jacob Joseph followed by following competition - Solo Song , Group Song ( aradhana Geetam malayalam and Syriac) , Elocution , Bible Quiz & Bible Quick Reading The event which was held after the H. Qurbana was inaugurated by Comm. T John, MLC. V.Rev Roy Kochattu Cor-Episcopa, Rev. Fr. Eldose John, Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Pulayathu, Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Punnachalil, Rev. Fr. Jacob Joseph, Rev. Fr. John Ipe, Rev. Fr. Thomas Abraham, Rev, Fr. Santosh Markose, Raju Varghese and Nithin Stephen spoke on the occasion.

In the various competitions that were held, St. Gregorios JSO Church, Hosa Road won the overall championship. St. Peter's and St. Paul's JSO Church, Mathikere earned the second place while St. George JSO church, Marthahalli came third.

Nelamangala St.Mary's & St.Gregorius Church re-dedication
1st Aug , 2010
Nelamangala St.Mary's & St.Gregorius JSO Church re-dedication ceremony on 14th Aug 2010 - 8.30 AM to 12.30 PM
"Khonoso 2010" Concluded at Yercaud, Salem
26th July , 2010
Three day annual Youth Meet of Bangalore Diocese "Khonoso 2010" Concluded yesterday at House of Peace, Yercaud, Salem. Theme of the camp was "God's Providence". 113 youth members from different parishes of Bangalore Diocese participated in the camp. H.G Issaq Mor Osthathiose lead the
classes on Syriac tradition & faith on Friday. 82nd Birthday of our beloved spiritual father H.B
Catholicose Dr Baselios Thomas 1st was also celebrated here. Various classes were lead by Rev Fr. Dr.
Jerry Kurian ("Relationship") & Rev Fr. P P Eldhose (Music). Rev Fr. Abraham K J (Holy Cross Mission)
lead the camp retreat. Exciting site seeing on saturday afternoon was followed by the camp fire in the evening. Very Rev Roy Abraham Kochattu lead the Holy Mass on Sunday 25th at the chapel at the camp location. Rev Fr. Shibu Pulayath, Rev Fr. Eldho John, Rev Fr. Kuriakose Punnachalil, Rev Fr. Varghese Chenganatt, Rev Fr. Joy Anakkuzhy ( Vice President "Akila Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Youth Association"), Biju K Thampy (General Secretary JSOYA) & Dn. Abraham were present for the camp. "Khonoso 2010" Photos (Click to View)
Bangalore Diocese Youth Camp at Yercaud
5th July , 2010

Bangalore Diocese Three days Youth Camp will be held at Yercaud starting 23rd July 2010

THEME : Jeremiah 29:12 “Then you will call to me, you will come and pray to me, and I will answer you

VENUE: Yercaud (Near Salem in TN)

DATES: 23, 24, 25 July 2010

Please register your names with your respective Church Youth Members.


Bangalore youth meet held at Mathikere Church
4th July , 2010
Bangalore Youth Meet

Bangalore diocese youth meet of Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Youth Association held at St. Paul's & St. Peter's JSOC Mathikkere , Bangalore. H.G Mor Irenios Paulose (President of JSOYA) presided over the function. Representatives from all the churches of Bangalore diocese were present for the function. V Rev Roy Kochattu Cor Episcopa, Rev Fr. Geevarghese George Pulayath, Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Punnachalil, Rev Fr. Eldhose, Rev Fr. Saji, Rev Fr. Varghese Chenganatt & Rev Fr. Varghese were present for the function. Rev Fr. Reji (in charge Renewal Retreat Centre Bennarghatta Road, Bangalore) of Roman Catholic church conducted the retreat and delivered the message for youth. After the retreat the Business session of the meet was conducted. The meeting reviewed the preparations of Bangalore diocese Youth association camp which is to be conducted at Yercaud, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 23rd, 24th & 25th of this month. Youth Meet Photos (Click to view)

St Marys Sunday School WON Choreography competition at UTC
3rd July , 2010
Bangalore Sunday School
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Hennur Road Prayer Group Started on 15th May
15th May , 2010
The Holy Service of our church started of at Christian College of Nursing, Hennur Junction, Bangalore. Mor Osthatheos Ishaq [Mylapore & Delhi Dioceses] was the chief celebrant, assisted by Mor Dioscorus Kuriakose [Simhasana Churches, Bangalore & Ireland] and many priests. Around 500 faithful attended the holy service, many were students from the near by colleges. This service is going to be beneficial for the Jacobite faithful in and around Hennur. The Holy Service at Hennur is just a beginning and the Diocese is planning to start another service at Yelahanka, Bangalore in the near future. The Diocese has plans to start churches and congregations in other parts of the Karnataka state too, said Mor Dioscorus, the diocesan metropolitan.

Marathahalli Church Consecration -15 & 16th May
4th April , 2010

Holy Consecration & St. George Festival of Marathahalli St. George Church on 15th May 2010 (6 PM onwards) & 16th May 2010 (8.30 AM onwards) by His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas I Catholicose of the East, , His Grace Dioscorus Mor Kuriakose (Bangalore Diocese Metropolitan) & His Grace Mor Issac Osthathiose (Mylapore Diocese Metropolitan)

Marathahalli Church Yahoo Group

All Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church Member's residing in and arround Marathahalli do join the group to get the latest updates.

VBS Classes (Vacation Bible School) 2010
11th April, 2010
Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Churces Bangalore Region VBS Classes (Vacation Bible School) will be conducted from 14th to 18th April 2010 from 9.30 AM to 4.15 PM at St. Mary's Cathedral , Queens Road , Bangalore.VBS Theme - "Life so blessed" . Bible Classes, Songs, Games and various other activities are arranged for the children every day .For more information contact Ph.+91-(80)-22267243 , Mobile no. 9845027478
Bangalore Diocese General Body
14th Feb ,2010
The General Body Meeting held at St. Mary's JSO Cathedral, Queens Road, here on February 14, Sunday, under the presidentship of Diocesan Metropolitan, H.B Catholicos Baselios Thomas I elected Mor Dioscorus Kuriakose as the new metropolitan for the Bangalore Diocese. Currently Mor Dioscorus is the Auxiliary Metropolitan of the Diocese and Abbott of Malecuriz Dayaro. New Council also has been formed. Rev. Fr. Paulose Mangalath is the Diocesan Secretary. Jyothis Mathew will be the Joint Secretary. Very Rev. Roy Kochattu Cor Episcopa is the Clergy Secretary. Rev. Fr. Geevargis George Pulayath will function as Office Manager and K V Baby as Auditor.
Bangalore Diocese General Body
Marathahalli Church - Bangalore
1st Jan, 2010
His Grace Dioscorus Mor Kuriakose Asst. Metropolitan of Bangalore diocese will lay the foundation stone for new church (St. George Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church) at Marathahalli - Bangalore on January 10th 2010 - 4 PM . All priests of the Bangalore Diocese will be present for this blessed occasion. We wholeheartedly welcomes all the Jacobite Syriac Orthodox faithful in Bangalore for this function.
Santharathri 2009 - Bangalore Diocese Youth
13th Dec, 2009


Santharathri 2009 ,a Grand Inter church Christmas competition and celebration organized by Jacobite Syrian Church youth association- Bangalore Diocese on 13th Dec 2009 - Sunday at ECA auditorium, Indiranagar. Around 10 churches in and around Bangalore participated in this program and witnessed by over 1000 of people. Rev. Dr. Varghese Kelamparampil given the Christmas message after the inaugural function. Following priests from the churches blessed the occasion V.Rev. K.V. Kuriakose Corepiscopo, V.Rev.Roy Abraham Kochattu Corepiscopo, Fr. Geevarghese George Puliyathu , Fr. Geevarghese Manath, Fr. Thomas, Fr. Santhosh, Fr.Kuriakose Punachallil & Fr. Eldo John . Winners of the competitions are

Carol Competition
1st Prize - St Peter's and St Pauls's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Mathikere
2nd Prize - St Gregorious Orthodox Cathedral Church, Hosur road
3rd Prize - St Gregorious Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Madivala

Choreography Competition for Sunday school students
1st Prize - St Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church K R Puram
2nd Prize - St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral Church, Queens Road
3rd Prize - St Gregorious Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Madivala

Santa Claus Competition
Winners - St Gregorious Orthodox Church, Mathikere

Inter Church Christmas Competition -SANTARATHRI
1st Dec, 2009
SANTARATHRI, an Inter Church Christmas Competition under the banner of Bangalore Diocesan unit of Jacobite Syrian Christian Youth Association (JSCYA) will be held on Dec 13 , 2009 - 3.30 PM onwards at East Cultural Association Auditorium, Indiranagar,Bangalore. This is one of the most sought after Christmas competitions in Bangalore. Teams from churches of different denominations will participate. Click the Link to View - SANTARATHRI Christmas Competition Details
Bangalore Diocese Family Conference 2009 
BEZALEL 2009 - Family Conference on 28th Nov
1st Nov, 2009

Family Conference of Bangalore Diocese on 28th Nov 2009- 8.30 AM to 6.00 PM at H.B. Mor Baselios Paulose II Nagar, T John College, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore - 560 083 . For details call 9845027478 , Click - Family Conference Programme Details


BEZALEL 2009 - Family Conference Video
St. Mary's Sunday School won the Rolling Trophy at UTC Inter-Sunday School Talent Contest 2009
21st Nov, 2009

St. Mary’s Sunday School has won and retained the overall trophy at the Inter-Sunday School Talent Contest 2009 held on 21st November 2009 at The United Theological College - Bangalore. The St. Mary's Sunday school won First prize in choreography,group song, painting, cartoon and fancy dress, 2nd prizes in elocution and third prize in quiz. In 2008 also St. Mary’s Sunday School was the winner. This is the centenary year of UTC and 15th year of Inter Sunday School competition.


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