Daily Bible Verse
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.
The Great lent or the fifty day's lent is observed as a preparation for our Lord's death on the cross and His resurrection. The great lent is a time for prayers, fasting, repentance and reconciliation with God. It's a time to be thankful for all the blessings the Lord has showered on us.
Fasting and Prayer are an integral part of the great lent. The Lord taught us "Except by prayer and fasting, it is not possible to gain victory over Satan - St. Mathew 17:21".
Extreme Makeover, Idukki edition completes and brings joy to Lissi. The house construction as part of St.Gregorios Orthodox Church Charity Fund 2011 was completed and handed over to Lissi. The construction was undertaken under the supervision of Grace social service society. We thank all our donors and Rev. Fr. K.T. Jacob for coordinating the construction activites.
St. Paul's Letter to the Philippians
The letter is thought to be written in the first century around AD 62 or 63 to the church at Philippi, one of the earliest churches thought to be founded in the 1st century Rome. The letter shows that the Philippian congregation was very attached to St.Paul, just as he was very fond of them. The church of Philipi has has sent their monetary contributions many times to St. Paul (which St.Paul gratefully acknowledges and are accepted in love).
St. Gregorios Austin, TX MGOCSM released till first news letter for 2011. Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Student Movement (MGOCSM) is the student wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. As members of this community we strive to deepen the spiritual life of the Orthodox Church as a whole, prepare ourselves to be responsible citizens in the Church and society, and encourage everyone to commit themselves to service in the Church and for the betterment of society. We hope you enjoy this newsletter and contribute to it in the future! - MGOCSM Members.
All bets are on the Next Generation. Next Generation Speakers series is an attempt to nurture the Christian leadership in our youth by providing them the opportunity to speak and share their thoughts. One among the sunday school students presents the message on the fourth sunday of each month.
Next Gen Speaker Series - January 2011 - Sneha Philip Speaks
Next Gen Speaker Series - Decemeber 2010 - Leo Iype Speaks
The moments we share as a family are captured to cherish and to be thankful for the opportunities and blessings we have. Please click on the thumbnail to launch the specific photo gallery.