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Marth Mariam Vanitha Samajam

Dated :2017-02-12

History:

Marth Mariam Vanitha Samajam (MOMS)is the women’s wing of the Malankara Orthodox Church of India. It is one of the major spiritual organisations of the Church aimed at the spiritual development of all women members with the motto, “Pray, Act and Shine”. Instituted in 1928 under the leadership of late Rev MC Kuriakose Ramban, K.M. Annamma.and many others, today, it functions throughout the 30 dioceses of the Church with a unit at each and every parish.

The founders named it “Marth Mariam Samajam” (MOMS)after the Blessed Virgin Mary whom they accepted as their interceding saint. The Church has a central committee for this spiritual organisation that encourage various programs including conferences, retreats, seminars etc at both diocesan and parish level for the spiritual growth of the women members.

Activities:


Regular monthly meetings are being held every first Sunday at St Gregorios Church, Brockley and Third Sunday at Mar Gregorios Church, Chembur. Bible and liturgical study form part of the monthly meetings. Samajam also co-ordinate various charitable activities, charity fund raising events, conferences, retreats, outings etc to encourage best participation and fellowship among the women and their families. Recent projects included organising charity fund raising events to support the various charities of the diocese.

Spiritual Meetings:

!st & 3rd Saturday : 10:00  - 12:00

Fasting Prayer:

2nd & 4th Friday : 19:00 - 21:00

Committee: 2016-2017

Chairman :         Rev Fr Baby Kurian ( Sunil Achen)

Vice Chairman : Mrs. Lilly Joy

Hon. Secretary : Mrs. Kunjanamma Rajan

Hon. Treasurer: Mrs Susamma Micheal

Hon. Jt. Secretary: Mrs. Soni Jose