Archived News/ Events

  • The feast of Mother Mary of the Rosary and St. Sebastian is celebrated at Holy Family Mass centre, Parafield Gardens from 6th October 2016 to 15th October 2016. Click here to download the 'Thirunal Notice'.
  • Krupabhishekam 2016 - The Syro-Malabar Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle in Australia is celebrating its second anniversary this year. Let us take this opportunity to thank God for the blessings we have received. Let us also pray to God for his continuous blessings upon us.
    On this occasion, Fr. Dominic Valanmanal, Director of Marian Retreat Centre, Anakkara, has kindly agreed to conduct a Krupabhishekam convention for us.
    The convention venue is St. Gregory’s College Campbelltown, 100 Badgally Road, Gregory Hills, NSW 2557. The convention is scheduled from 2:00 pm to 9:30 pm on September 24th, 25th and 26th (Saturday to Monday). Click here for Registration.
    For more info: Contact James Joseph (0418 445027) Or email: krupabhishekam2016@gmail.com.
  • Christeen Retreat on July 18,19,20 Mon,Tue & Wed from 09.30am to 03.30pm. Venue: Queen of Angels' Church, Thebarton. (116 Kintore Street). This retreat will be led by Marykutty teacher and Fr Anoop. It is usually for year 5 students onwards. Please encourage them all to participate in the retreat and profit from it.
  • St.Alphonsa Syro-Malabar Mission, Adelaide is celebrating the feast of St.Alphonsa on 30th July 2016 at Queen of Angels' church, Thebarton. Click here for more info.
  • Sabhadinam Pastoral Letter 2016 - Click the links to download English Version OR Malayalam Version
  • The feast of St. Sebastian is celebrated at St. Bernadette's Church, 2 Walsh Ave, St Marys, SA 5042 on 9th April 2016. Click here to read the 'Thirunal Notice'.
  • 2016 Annual Retreat - Eparchy of Melbourne
      Fr. Joy Chembakasery:
    • Bendigo: March 1, 2 , 3
    • Melbourne: March 4, 5, 6 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    • Waga Waga: 8, 9, 10, (Tue, Wed, Thu)
    • Canberra: 11, 12, 13 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    • Campbelltown: 14, 15, 16 (Mon, Tue, Wed)
    • Parramatta: 18, 19, 20 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
  • Fr. Mathew Elavumkal:
    • Sydney: February 19, 20, 21 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    • New Castle: 22, 23, 24 (Mon, Tue, Wed,)
    • Melbourne: 26, 27, 28 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    • Sheperton: February 29, March 1, 2 (Mon, Tue, Wed)
    • Adelaide: March 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, (Thu to Mon)
    • Townsville: 8, 9, 10 Tuesday to Thursday
    • Brisbane: North, South and Coast 11 to 20 (Fri to Sun)
  • The annual retreat in 2016 will be held at the Croatian Community Centre, 15 Wood Avenue, Brompton SA 5007 on 3,4,5,6 March, 2016. Click here for more info.
  • The next Marriage Preparation Course is organized at Canberra Polish center, 211 Goyder Street, Narrabundha, ACT on 7, 8 & 9 March 2016. Please click here to download the application form. For more information, please contact Fr George Mankuzhykkary, Director of Family Apostolate, Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne at gmankuzhikkary@gmail.com
  • ആദ്യകുർബാന സ്വീകരണവും സൈഥരൃലേപനവും അഡലെയ്ഡിൽ: മെൽബണ്‍ രൂപതയുടെ പ്രഥമ ബിഷപ്പ് മാർ ബോസ്കോ പുത്തൂരിന്റെ മുഖ്യ കാർമികത്വത്തിൽ ആദ്യകുർബാന സ്വീകരണവും സ്ഥര്യലേപനവും കുട്ടികൾ സ്വീകരിച്ചു. പ്രത്യേക വിശ്വാസപരിശീലനം പൂർത്തിയാക്കിയ ഇരുപത്തിയാറ് കുട്ടികളാണ്‌ വിവിധ കൂദാശകൾ സ്വീകരിച്ചത്. സെന്റ്‌:അൽഫോൻസ സീറോ മലബാർ കാത്തോലിക് മിഷൻ നേതൃത്വത്തിൽ നടന്ന ശുശ്രൂഷ കർമങ്ങളിൽ നിരവധി വിശ്വാസികൾ പങ്കെടുത്തു. ഫാദർ ഫ്രെഡി എലുവത്തിങ്കൽ ശുശ്രൂഷ കർമങ്ങൾക്ക് നേതൃത്വം നല്കി. കുഞ്ഞുങ്ങളിൽ പ്രാർതഥന തീഷ്ണതയും നേതൃപാടവവും വളർത്തിയെടുക്കുന്നതിൽ അധ്യാപകർ വഹിക്കുന്ന പങ്കിനെകുറിച്ച്‌ അഭിവന്ദ്യ പിതാവ് ദിവ്യബലിമദ്ധ്യേ സംസാരിച്ചു. വേദപഠനത്തിലൂടെ വിശ്വാസതീക്ഷ്ണതയുള്ള പുതുതലമുറയെ വാർത്തെടുക്കാൻ അധ്യാപകർക്കും രക്ഷിതാക്കൾക്കും കഴിയട്ടെന്ന് അദ്ദേഹം പ്രത്യാശ പ്രകടിപ്പിച്ചു. കൂദാശകൾ സ്വീകരിച്ച കുഞ്ഞുങ്ങളുമായി അഭിവന്ദ്യ പിതാവ് പ്രത്യേകം കൂടികാഴ്ച നടത്തി.
  • Next Marriage preparation course will be on 23rd, 24th & 25th NOVEMBER 2015. Venue will be at Canberra Polish Centre. Please click here to download the application form. For more information, please contact Fr George Mankuzhykkary, Director of Family Apostolate, Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne at gmankuzhikkary@gmail.com
  • Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Australia to all Australians on the ‘Same-sex Marriage’ Debate. Please click here to read...
  • A general body meeting - pothuyogam of all three regions - South, North and Centre - is planned for Sunday, 26th April after the 5.00 pm Holy Mass at St Margaret Mary's church, Croydon Park.
    It is according to decision taken in joint committee meeting to conduct two pothuyogam a year of all three regions together.
    What are we to do next in order to grow as a believing community ? Next, meaning, this year , for the coming five years, or more.
    I look forward to constructive dicussions and suggestions. I invite you all to participate in this meeting and contribute your valuable suggestions.
    God bless!
    Fr Frederick Eluvathingal, Chaplain
  • Marian Procession 2015
    This year the procession falls on Sunday May 17 and will start at 2.00pm, so participants are asked to begin assembling from 1.30pm in the south parklands. The Procession should conclude by 3.15pm. This year our icon is Our Lady of Good Health, from India and posters have been sent to parishes. As in previous years, the area will be sign posted to direct parishioners to congregate in their parish or community groups. You are reminded that no cars or buses are allowed to park on the parklands or in the access road behind the site. The Adelaide City Council will issue parking infringement notices to anyone who does so.
  • PASTORAL LETTER ON SABHA DINAM from the Major Archbishop - please click on the links to read English Malayalam
  • Circular letter from Bishop Bosco on the consecration of families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. - please click here to read...
  • Circular from Mar George Cardinal Alencherry regarding Commemoration of the Name of St. Joseph in the Holy Qurbana - please click here to read...
  • Please visit and promote the new Syro-Malabar Matrimony web site. Profiles from all Syro-Malabar diocese all over the world are available. www.syromalabarmatrimony.org
  • Click here to download the Syro-Malabar liturgical calendar-2015 - Malayalam
  • Click here to download the Syro-Malabar liturgical calendar-2015 - English
  • News Letter (April 2015) from Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne - please click here to read...
  • News Letter (Dec 2014) from Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne - please click here to read...
  • First Idaya lekhanam of Mar Bosco Puthur - please click here to read...
  • Letter from Vicar General - please click here to read...
  • Lenten Pastoral letter from Bishop Bosco Puthur - please click here to read...
  • Explore the heart of Christianity with experts from the Australian Catholic University. Click the links below for more information.