Feast of Mar Julius I Alvares in Goa

With thanks to our friend Sujith Varghese George, we have news of the Feast of Mar Julius I Alvares in Goa. His Holiness Baselious Marthoman Poulose II, Catholicos of the East and Head of the Indian Orthodox Church presided in the presence of the relics of Mar Julius I Alvares.

moralvares2The relics are housed in the Goa church:

moralvares1The grave of Mar Julius I Alvares:

moralvares3After a gap of some seventy-five years, Holy Qurbana was once again conducted in Colombo by Bishop Diascoros on 16 September at St Paul the Apostle Church.

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