Mor Julius Kuriakose – Senior Metropolitan of the Simhasana (Patriarchal) Churches / Institutions in India and Former Secretary to His Holiness Patriarch, passed away. He was 78. The mortal remains of the Late Metropolitan is presently kept in Mor Ignatius Dayaro, Manjanikkara. The funeral ceremony will be held at Manjanikkara Dayaro on April 11, Monday. His Beatitude Catholicos and all other metropolitans of the church will lead.
H.G. Mor Julius was born on 06 July 1933 at Kuttanad. His Grace was ordained as Kassesso on 21 September 1958 at Manjanikkara Dayaro by Mor Julius Elias, the Patriarchal Delegate and Metropolitan by His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas on 27 September 1998 at Damascus. Mor Julius served as the First Secretary to His Holiness from 1984 till 2004. Dr. Mor Julius was awarded Honorary Doctorates, Doctor of Divinity & Sacred Philosophy by Indo American University of Humanistic Studies, USA and Doctor of Theology from Diondra University, Italy.
condolences :: Vicar and members of St. George Universal Syrian Orthodox Reesh Church (Valiya Pally) Kuwait
With deep sorrow we have come to know that our beloved former Metropolitan, His Grace Kuriakose Mor Julius thirumeni was called to eternal rest this afternoon at Manjinikkara. With thirumeni’s demise, the Jacobite Church has lost another true shepherd.
We take this opportunity to extend our great appreciation for Thirumeni’s contributions, services and guidance to our Parish, Kuwait St. George Syrian Orthodox Valiya Pally while he was the Patriarchal Vicar for Kuwait diocese.
We express our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to Thirumeni’s bereaved family members and to the Bishops, Priests, and the laity under Simhasana Churches.
We pray that his Grace’s soul rests in peace.
In our Lord’s love,
For Vicar and members of
St. George Universal Syrian Orthodox Reesh Church (Valiya Pally) Kuwait