Trivandrum: The Syro- Malankara Catholic Church celebrated the 22nd Feast of Commemoration of His Grace Benedict Mar Gregorios, the Second Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum. The ‘Santhi Yatra’, was organized from St Thomas Church, Nalanchira to St Mary’s Cathedral, Pattom, on 9 October 2016. It was followed by evening prayer and dhoopaprarthana.
On 10 October 2016, His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos celebrated solemn Holy Qurbono which is concelebrated by Most Rev. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom, Most Rev. Dr Joshua Mar Ignathios, Most Rev. Vincent Mar Paulos, Most Rev. Dr Samuel Mar Irenios and many Rev. Priests at St Mary’s Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum. Most Rev. Dr Joshua Mar Ignathios delivered the homily during the Holy Qurbono and highlighted the history of Mar Gregorios. It was followed by Dhoopaprathana and Nercha. Many religious and lay people participated in the commemoration feast.