H.G. Job Mar Philoxenos Metropolitan Indian Orthodox Delhi Diocese Passed Away


H.G. Job Mar Philoxenos Metropolitan Indian Orthodox Delhi Diocese Passed Away
He was ailing for quite some time. The end come IST around 7.30 on Sunday (Nov.20) morning at Kolenchery Medical College Hospital.Due to failing health the Metropolitan was under treatment at Kolenchery Medical College Hospital since September this year. Viewing of the mortal remains of Mar Philoxenos will be at the Orthodox Seminary chapel at Kottayam till 10 am on Monday to the faithful. The body will be taken out in a procession to Pathanapuram via Thiruvalla, Chengannur, Pandalam and Adoor. The funeral has been decided for 2 pm on Tuesday when the body of Mar Philoxenos will be interred in a specially constructed crypt at the Mount Tabor Dayara, chapel, Pathanapuram. Holiday has been declared for all educational institutions under Mount Tabor Dayara, Pathanapuram on Monday and Tuesday. All educational institutions under MOC management would remain closed on Tuesday in deference to the memory of Mar Philoxenos.

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