Tiruvalla: The 90th birthday celebrations, marking a yearlong Navathi jubilee of Most Rev. Geevarghese Mar Timotheos, the Metropolitan Emeritus of Tiruvalla were held at Pushpagiri Medical College Hospital on 2 January 2017. His Grace Thomas Mar Koorilos, the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archieparchy of Tiruvalla celebrated the Holy Qurbono in Pushpagiri Medical College Chapel. Most Rev. Joshua Mar Ignathios, Bishop of Mavelikara delivered the homily. Bishops and priests concelebrated the Holy Qurbono. It was followed by a felicitation the meeting inaugurated by His Grace Yoohanon Mar Chrisostomos the Metropolitan of Niranam. Archbishop Thomas Mar Koorilos presided over the function.
His Excellency Abraham Mar Julios, Bishop Geevarghese Mar Koorilos, His Excellency Samuel Mar Irenios, His Excellency Philipose Mar Stephanos, Bishop Thomas Samuel and Rev. Fr A.C Kurian felicitated the senior most bishop in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. Many priests, religious and faithful and representatives from civil society were present during the function.