Morning Prayer:8:30-9:30am Holy Qurbana: 9:30-11:30am

Our Vicar:

Rev. Fr. Thampan Varghese comes from Thaivellathra family and his home parish is  St. Mary’s Salem Orthodox Church, Manappally (Kollam Diocese) Achen was born in Manappally, Kollam (Dist) to Mr. Koshy Unnoonni (late) & Mrs.  Kunjamma. He is married to Susan Thampan, Daughter of Late Rev. Fr. T. S. Thomas & Late Rachel Thomas (Thengumthottathil, Ranni) and they have been blessed with 2 children, Feba  Varghese (Daughter) Meekha Varghese (Son).   His Grace Mathews Mar Coorilos (His Holiness Baselius Marthoma Mathews II) ordained him as a Priest on June 9, 1988.  He earned his degree from Kerala University. He studied at the Orthodox Theological Seminary at Kottayam where he received his BD (Bachelor in Divinity) degree.  Fr. Thampan Varghese served as vicar of Baselius Gregorios Orthodox Church, Poruvazhy Kollam, Morth Mariam Orthodox Church Thevalakara,  St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Kannamcode, Adoor and  St. George Orthodox Church  Puthoor  Kollam. Achen also Served as Secretary to His Holiness Baselius Marthoma Mathews I.  Achen came to the USA in 1997 and served as first Diocesan Secretary of the Diocese of Southwest America. He also served as Vicar of  St. Gregorios Orthodox Church  Rochester Hills, Michigan and  St. Mary’s Orthodox Valiyapally  Farmers Branch, Texas.  Southwest American Diocese Metropolitan His Grace Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem appointed him as Vicar of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church of India, Dallas in Jan 2019.

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