Dr Mar Yulios leads Feast of St George at Sohar Church, elevates 4 new altar boys

Sohar, Sultanate of Oman: St George Orthodox Church in Sohar celebrated the feast of its patron saint in a grand manner with Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios as the chief celebrant.
Hundreds of faithful attended the celebrations held at the church premises on Friday night, May 9. Dr Mar Yulios also elevated four young boys to the altar prior with a solemn message before His Grace led the Holy Eucharist.
Jeswin Chacko John, Jerril Joseph Biju, Abell Thomas and Akshay K Anil Kurian were the lads who were initiated into altarhood at Sohar Church.
Fr Varghese Thomas (Sam Achen), Vicar/President, Sohar St George Orthodox Church, and Fr Varghese George also took part in the ceremony.
Earlier upon arrival, Dr Mar Yulios was received in the most holy manner befitting a Metropolitan. His Grace was accorded a warm reception at the Church premises with the faithful carrying tinseled silk parasols (“muttukuda”) and lighted candles. Dr Mar Yulios will complete his Sohar visit, which is 200 kms away from capital Muscat, by May 12.
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