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The Lord Jesus says: "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am meek and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light

Tradition is, basically, the spiritual teaching we have inherited from the Holy Apostles and Church Fathers. Tradition is divine, apostolic or patriarchal.


It would be most helpful to remind you of the identity of our Holy Church: The Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, the apostolic see of which was established in AD 37 by St. Peter, the chief of apostles in Antioch, the ancient capital of Syria.

What Is Lent?

This 50-day period of Lent is a time of abstinence from

March 30th is the 25th day of Lent which is Mid-Lent Wednesday (midpoint of lent) known as Paathi Nombu in malayalam. It is the day we erect the Golgotha in the middle of the church.

The Role of Women is a topic of importance today in our Syriac Orthodox Church which is a deeply rooted traditional apostolic church.

We call the monastic life a philosophy of Christian law and character. It is a way of abandoning worldly life. It is filled with yearning to attain the life hereafter.