Memorial Feast of Alvares Mar Julius

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 94th Memorial Feast of H.G Alvares Mar Julius

 

17th to 23rd September 2017

 

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St Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church

Ribander Goa

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The mortal remains of Late and glorified Alvares Mar Julius (Metropolitan of Goa, Indian and Ceylon), is entombed at the St Mary’s Orthodox Syrian church. The church will celebrate the 93rd Memorial Feast of the glorified saint from 17th September 2017 to 23rd September 2017. You are cordially invited to join us in spirit of prayer and devotion for this auspicious occasion and receive bountiful blessings by His Grace’s intercession and prayers

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Invitation for 94th Memorial Feast of H.G Alvares Mar Julius and Church Golden Jubilee Celebrations

We Invite you to attend the 94th Memorial Feast service and receive the blessings relying on the intercessory prayers of L.L Alvares Mar Julius Thirumeni and Golden Jubilee Celebrations of St. Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church, Ribader Goa. For more details about the schedule kindly click here ->

Live Broadcast of 93rd Memorial Feast of LL Alvares Mar Julius

Watch Live Stream of Alvares Mar Julius Feast, from Sept. 22nd 5.30 pm to Sept. 23rd 12.30 pm, from St Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church Ribander. An initiative by Mar Alvares Media.  

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Schedule
Sunday 17th Sept 2017Monday 18th Sept 2017Tuesday 19th Sept 2017Wednesday 20th Sept 2017Thursday 21th Sept 2017Friday 22nd Sept 2017Saturday 23rd Sept 2017
Time Event
9.00 AM
  • Hoisting of the flag
  • Pithrusmrithi

Time Event
6.00 PM
  • Evening Prayer
Time Event
6.00 PM
  • Evening Prayer
  • Intercession Prayer
Time Event
6.00 PM
  • Evening Prayer
Time Event
6.00 PM
  • Evening Prayer
  • Devotional Address
Time Event
7.30 AM
  • Morning Prayer
8.30 AM
  • Holy Qurbana in Konkani
2.00 PM
  • Padayathara from St Inez Church Cemetery(Old tomb of Alvares Thirumeni) to St Marys OSC Church Ribander
6.30 PM
  • Evening Prayer
  • Dhupa Prarthana
  • Devotional Address
  • Feast Procession
  • Apostolic Benediction
  • Dinner
Time Event
7.30 AM
  • Morning Prayer
8.30 AM
  • Holy Qurbana
  • Dhupa Prarthana
  • Feast Procession
  • Alvares Mar Julius Presentation to Rev. Sr. Yulity of Bethany Convent, for dedicated service in the field of charity for poor and needy.
  • Apostolic Benediction
  • Nerchavilambu
  • Lowering of flag
Location

The church is beautifully located on the Ribander hillock, just 5kms away from Panaji also known in English as Panjim, the capital city of Goa. It has its own charm, a river flowing along one side of the hillock, and a breathtaking view of Panaji. Ribandar is located between the cities of Panjim (Nova Goa) and Old Goa (Velha Goa) which has the world famous Bom Jesus Basilica where the mortal remains of St Francs Xavier is entombed.

Travelling

The church can be reached in multiple ways. Below are some ways.

By Flight
By Train
By Bus
By Car
Accommodation

Accommodations are available to all pilgrims at very reasonable rate. Transport from the accommodation will also be arranged. Kindly contact us well before 20th August 2017 for bookings.

For details and bookings on accommodations and transport contact
Mr Eby Isaac – 9420164573
Mr Reji Ouseph – 9423321148

Contact Us

Rev. Fr. Abraham George Parampuzha

9146881195

Vicar

Mr. John C K

+919767436878

Trustee

Mr. Eldo N. P.

9970889039

Secretary

Address

St Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church
Ribander, Panaji,
Goa – INDIA 403 006

[email protected]
Phone: +91 0832 2444771

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