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Welcome to the St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Austin Website! Our Church belongs to the South West Diocese of America under the Malankara Orthodox Church led by H.H. Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, the Catholicos of the East and the Malankara Metropolitan. Our present diocesian metropolitan is His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius.
Ever wondered the difference between Christian Holy Baptism and the baptism that Jesus Christ received? Rev. Fr. Dr. Varghese Varghese explains Holy Baptism in the Orthodox faith context and addresses common misunderstandings.
It’s been a year since we launched the Pidi Ari project, a monthly food drive project to support the local foodbanks and pantries in their fight against hunger and homelessness.
A year, ago, after the completion on a Sunday school food drive, which took couple of months to reach its goal, a thought came to few volunteers: why can’t we do this every month and create a culture of sustained giving in the church.
The St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Austin, TX OVBS 2015 was held from July 24-26th.
St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Austin, TX takes home first place at the Sunday School Area Level Competitions 2015. Thank you Lord!
There was a sense of joy in the church as everyone’s hands were staying busy. The little children stood in line with open bags and wide smiles, as the older students quickly filled the emptiness.
On March 1st, St Gregorios Orthodox Church Sunday School and MGOCSM in Austin, Texas packaged 144 care packages for the homeless. Each pack contained various food and hygiene items.
Mahatma Gandhiji once said - 'The soul of India is in its Villages'. In the early 1970's, many of these villages in North India were extremely backward in education, healthcare and womens welfare. H.G. Stephanos Mar Theodosius, the metropolitan of Calcutta and the pioneer of the mission work in North India took on this daunting mission for the Malankara Orthodox Church by laying the foundation stones of its village mission.
Sabharatnam H.G. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Osthathios thirumeni, and the visionary of the malankara mission saw the need for training the missionaries in the early days and established the St. Pauls Mission center at Mavelikara in 1953 on his return from US after his education. The land was purchased by and using his savings that he had in the US.