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We are a place of worship, welcome and hospitality.

Church Opening Hours

Open on every Sunday 7AM to 12PM
8:30AM Morning Prayer
9:30AM Holy Qurbana

Special Events

Mayaltho 2nd February 2022
3day Lent from 7th February 2022
Great Lent from 28th February 2022

Latest News

2021-10-29
By Smioc Bristol
Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification)

The first period of our liturgical year begins at the end of October or at the beginning of November, on the Sunday between October 30th and November 5th. It is the beginning of the Orthodox Church calendar. This Sunday is called Koodhosh-Eetho Sunday. It means to “sanctify or purify the church.

2021-10-15
By Smioc Bristol
H.H Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews III- Primate of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church

His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews III was enthroned as as the 9th Catholicos of the East, and 22nd Malankara Metropolitan.

2021-10-14
By Smioc Bristol
H. G. Dr. Mathews Mar Severios named as the Supreme Head of Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church

The Malankara Syrian Christian Association held on 14th October 2021 at Parumala, Kerala elected His Grace Dr Mathews Mar Severios as the 9th Catholicos of the East, and 22nd Malankara Metropolitan.

2021-09-14
By Smioc Bristol
Feast of the Holy Cross

September 14th is an important feast of the church. It is called the Exaltation of the Cross (or Triumph of the Cross). On this feast we honour the Holy Cross by which Christ redeemed the world.

Latest Events

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25.03.2022
Vachanippu (Suboro), Annunciation to St Mary

Annunciation to the Virgin is one of the most important feasts in the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.

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10.04.2022
Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter that marks the beginning of Holy Week, the holiest of weeks, in which the most important moments of Christ's life take place, which includes the suffering and torture.

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15.04.2022
Good Friday (Dukha Velliyazhcha)

Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, the day on which Christians annually observe the commemoration of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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19.04.2022
Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!

Easter is the most important Christian festival. As we celebrate this joyous Resurrection, we greet and embrace one another in Christ, thereby demonstrating our Savior's victory over death.

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Our Latest Podcasts

Move away from selfish prayer by Fr Philip Tharakan Thevalakkara

By Fr Philip Tharakan Thevalakkara | Published on :18/10/2021

Prepare yourself by Fr Philip Tharakan Thevalakkara

By Fr Philip Tharakan Thevalakkara | Published on :01/10/2021

St. Thomas day message by H.G.Dr.Mathews Mar Thimothios

By H.G.Dr.Mathews Mar Thimothios | Published on :07/07/2021

The Departed by Rev. Fr. Dr. Rinju P Koshy

By Rev. Fr. Dr. Rinju P Koshy | Published on :17/01/2021

Readings for each week

Lectionary

Third Sunday after Baptism of our Lord
January 23, 2022
Evening
St. John 3: 22-4: 3
Morning
St. John 5: 30 - 47
Old Testament
II Kings 2: 19-22
Joel 2: 21-32
Jeremiah 31: 1-12
Holy Qurbana
Acts 17: 16 - 34
I Corinthians 3: 16-4: 5
St. John 3: 1-12
Fourth Sunday afetr Baptism of our Lord
January 30, 2022
Old Testament
Genesis 4: 1 - 15
Morning
St Mark 12: 28-37
Evening
St.Luke 7: 18-23
Holy Qurbana
Acts 9: 10-18
Bible verse of the day