Dallas: The thirty day commemoration of H.G Mathews Mar Barnabas was celebrated by all of the Orthodox churches in Dallas at St. Marys Orthodox valyapalli Farmers Branch. Morning Prayer started at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Holy Qurbana. H.G Kuriakose Mar Clemis, metropolitan of Thumpamon diocese, was the chief celebrant that was assisted by all other priests at the event. All Orthodox churches in the Dallas area participated at this event. Photo Gallery
After the Holy Qurbana, there was a public meeting presided by H.G Kuriakose Mar Clemis Metropolitan. Rev. Fr. John Kunnathusseril gave the welcome speech and His Grace gave a message about the life of H.G Mathews Mar Barnabas. Rev. Fr. Rege Mathew gave the condolence message for the Dallas clergy association and Rev. Fr. Matt Alexander gave the condolence message for the Dallas youth organizations. Mr. Thomas Rajan (Sabha managing committee member), and Mr. Elson Samuel (diocesan council member) gave condolence messages as well. Rev. Fr. Raju M. Daniel gave a vote of thanks and H.G. Kuriakose Mar Clemis concluded the meeting with benediction. Nercha and Adiyantharam Sadhya was served to all those who attended. A slide show presentation of Barnabas Thirumeni was shown at the auditorium.