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St. Mary’s Day Celebrations & Convention

August 6, 2014 Comments off







Your prayers and presence are earnestly requested as we celebrate the Feast Day of the Dormition of St. Mary, our Patron Saint, and our church’s anniversary.

Rev. Fr. Zachariah Ninan, is a member of the Mar Baselios Dayara, Njialiakuzhy, Vakatham and the Vicar of St. John’s Orthodox Church, Meenadom (Kottayam). Fr. Ninan is a well-known convention speaker and retreat leader.

Come and join us and be inspired.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

7:00pm   Evening Prayers

7:45pm   Devotional Address

Friday, August 15, 2014

7:00pm   Evening Prayers

7:45pm   Devotional Address

Saturday, August 16, 2014

8:30am    Morning Prayers

9:30am    Holy Qurbana

11:30am  Rassa

12:30pm  Nercha/Lunch





Categories: feast day, News, Parish Updates

Camp of the Chosen

August 6, 2014 Comments off


MGOCSM of Staten Island/Central New Jersey Area will be hosting a 2-day camp called ‘Camp of the Chosen’.

Theme Verse: “For many are called, but few are chosen.” – St. Matthew 22:14                                   Theme: “Chosen”

Speakers: Rev. Fr. Aju Philip Mathews & Rev. Fr. Vijay Thomas

Date: Friday, August 8th to Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Registration Fee: $30 (both days)

Venues: Friday: St. Mary’s Orthodox Church of Staten Island, NY
Saturday: Sts. Basilios -Gregorios Orthodox Church of North Plainfield NJ

Categories: News, Parish Updates, Youth

NE American Diocese Parents’ & Couples’ Conference

May 21, 2014 Comments off

The Annual Parents’ and Couples’ Conference of the Northeast American Diocese will be held at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church of Staten Island located at 130 Park Avenue, Staten Island, New York, on Saturday, May 24th 2014 from 9AM to 4PM.

His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan will chair the annual conference.  Rev. Fr. T. A. Thomas, Vice President of the MMVS, will be present offering leadership for the annual conference.

Rev. Fr. Ninan V. George, a talented convention speaker, and retreat father, who currently serves as the Vicar to St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Elmhurst, Illinois, will be the main speaker.

The theme of the conference is “Finding Hope in the Modern Christian Family”.   All priests, deacons, parents and couples of our parishes are requested to attend and reap the benefits of this conference.

Categories: News, Parish Updates