Cheppadu: The Very Rev. Mathews Ramban, Secretary (Malankara Affairs) to His Holiness the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East has been accorded a warm reception in his home parish, St. George Jacobite Syrian Church, Cheppadu, under Niranam diocese. At a meeting organised by the parish,y Rev. Mathews Ramban was felicitated by the diocesean Metropolitan Mor Coorilos Geevarghese, Fr. Sherry Issac, Fr. Reji Mathew and others. He was on a short trip to India to lead the Passion Week Services at Secunderabad jacobite Church and this was his first visit to his home parish after he has been ordained as a monk by the Holy Father.