St. Thomas Syro-Malankara Catholic Parish Acquires New Church in London, Canada

  • Posted on: 2 July 2024

In a joyful announcement, the St. Thomas Syro-Malankara Catholic Parish in London, Canada, announced the acquisition of a new church on July 3, 2024. This purchase marks a significant milestone in the parish's faith and community service journey. It marks a new chapter in the parish's growth and ability to serve its members and the broader community. The new parish is at 1669 Richmond Street, Dorchester, Ontario, N0L 1G4.

Under the steadfast guidance of the Eparchial Bishop Most Rev. Philipos Mar Stephanos and the prayerful leadership of Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose, parishioners have openly expressed deep gratitude for the opportunity to secure this new spiritual home. The acquisition was possible through dedicated efforts and support from parishioners, clergy, and community members.

To commemorate this significant milestone, a special Holy Qurbono was celebrated in the Parish Hall of the newly acquired church. The Eparchial Bishop His Excellency Philipos Mar Stephanos, Rev. Fr. Aji Varghese, and Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose led the congregation, highlighting the parish's commitment to nurturing spiritual growth and community fellowship.

The much-anticipated blessing of the church and the renovated sanctuary is expected, and details regarding the date of this auspicious event will be announced in due course. The parish extends a warm invitation to all members and well-wishers to join in the upcoming celebration.

This acquisition provides a dedicated space for worship and emphasizes the parish's mission to foster unity, faith, and service within the community. The St. Thomas Syro-Malankara Catholic Parish conveys heartfelt thanks to all who have supported and contributed to this remarkable achievement.