November 6, 2009
Blessings to all the faithful in the name of the blessed Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, one true God, forever. Amen.
In the life of any family, communication is essential for a steady and growing relationship. The Church, one large family made up of several families, must similarly grow in fellowship and unity through constant communication. We are pleased to launch this website for the Diocese of South-West America of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. It is our hope that through this website everyone may be linked as one family. It is through this type of fellowship and unity we can be called a true worshipping community and seek to commune with one another.
In the world today, there seems to be a lack of time and interest taken to study and appreciate the Faith and Traditions of our Church, which is ancient and perfect. The use of web and media is just one way in which we can spread the Faith, using it as a tool to educate, inform, and connect people. We have created this site so that each spiritual organization has its own link, which will help to increase communication of upcoming events and programs throughout the Diocese.
We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the valuable work and leadership provided by Mr. Samuel John along with the sub-committee members for creating and organizing the content of this website.
We hope and pray that this website will serve its purpose in providing for the spiritual needs of all the faithful and increase communication in the life of our Diocese. May the Triune God bless you and grant you a peaceful and a prosperous life.
Your Shepherd in Christ,
Alexios Mar Eusebius Metropolitan