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Welcome to feel the love and Grace of God together at St. Mary’s Indian Orthodox Church San Antonio, Texas. The Indian Orthodox Church is in the same family of and in full communion with Oriental Orthodox Churches. Indian Orthodox Church traces its Christian heritage as far back as A.D.52 when St. Thomas, one of the Disciples of Lord Jesus Christ, who came to India and established Christianity.People of this south Indian province were known as the St.Thomas Syrian Christians because our liturgy (Holy Eucharist) were in Syriac or in Aramaic which was the language spoken by Jesus Christ himself from the early. We continue to use ‘Syriac’ language in sacraments and in prayers.


 

Feast of St. Baselios Yeldho - Oct 1-8


Baptism of Annmaria Thomas Oct 15 2017

4990 VIEW DRIVE,  SAN ANTONIO TX 78228

 Ph: (210)573-8856

      

      Holy Eucharist: Every Sundays and on special occasions.

      Sunday School: Sundays after the Holy Qurbana.


      Spiritual organizations meet regularly  

                 

          2017 MOSC Calendar (Punchangam)

                  Church Calendar 2016-17 (English)

                  MOSC Lectionary

  

Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Syrian Church tradition are followed in conducting all Holy sacraments

2017 Church Administration

President/Vicar:

  Rev. Fr. Dr. V. C. Varghese

Trustee

 Mr.  Varghese Kunjumon

Secretary:

 Mr. George Varghese  

Managing Committee Members:  


 Mr.  Thomas Koshy Poovathoor

 Mr.  Jebin Robson

 Mrs. Soosi Abraham

 Mrs. Mercy George

Auditor:

 Mr. Abraham Paulose      2016

 Mrs. Nisha Chandy           2017

PRO

 Mrs. Mini Varghese  

 Mr. Alex Mathew

 Mr. Thomas K. Poovathoor

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Christian Association (MOSC) & SW American Diocesan Assembly Representatives:

   Rev. Fr. Dr. V. C. Varghese  

   Mr. Thomas Koshy Poovathoor  

San Antonio St. Mary's Church’s major mile stone events:

August 15 2015:

Laid the foundation stone for the construction of the new church building by Diocesan Bishop HG Alexios Mar Eusebius at  the occasion of the Feast of Assumption of the Theotokos - 2015

December 28, 2012:

St. Mary's Church San Antonio has purchased  the newly renovated building at 4990 View Dr. San Antonio, Texas 78228 USA. Diocesan Bishop HG Alexios Mar Eusebios himself signed the "Article of Deed" at the closing on behalf of Malankara Metropolitan as per the Church constitution (perhaps this is first time ever in DSWA).

November 19 2011:

Through prayers and guidance of the Holy Spirit, H. G. Alexios Mar Eusebius, the Diocesan Bishop of Malanakara Orthodox Church elevated and declared the St. Mary's Orthodox Chapel as St. Mary's Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of San Antonio (Order/Kalpana#: DSWA/CH/58/2011).

St. Mary's Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Church of San Antonio was elevated as full fledged Parish under SW Diocese of America. This parish was established in 2010 as a small chapel with a humble begriming.  We are showered abundant Grace of our Lord Almighty and protected by the invisible "hands" throughout our journey thus far. The church is an independent parish under South-West America Diocese of Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church.

December 26 2010

During the initial stage, St. Mary's Orthodox Chapel  was recognized as the chapel of St. Gregorious Orthodox Church Houston under the vicarship of Rev. Fr. P. M. Cherian. We, the members of this parish, are indebted to Rev. Fr. P. M Cherian and grateful to the St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Houston for their the support that they have rendered over the course of one (2011) year.

June 28 2010:  First Holy Qurbana: Celebrated by Rev. Fr. M.M Zachariah

For Relocation assistance                              

Call  (210) 878-8482 or  (210) 765-9361

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Feast of St. Baselios Yeldho  October 1-8