indian orthodox


Feb 07 2012

St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Port Richmond, Staten Island

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church is an Indian Orthodox Parish of the West Syriac Liturgical Tradition. The parish is under the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church shepherded by His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, eighth Catholicos of the East in Malankara. The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church was founded by St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, who came to India in A.D. 52.