The valedictory of the silver jubilee celebrations of St. Antony's Church attached to the Changanacherry Archdiocese of Roman Catholic Church was held with an inter-religious meet on the church premises on Sunday.
Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostum, senior Metropolitan of Mar Thoma Church, inaugurated the meet. In his inaugural address, Mar Chrysostum stressed the importance and relevance of fruitful inter-religious meetings and dialogues in this age of communal divide.
Mar Joseph Perumthottam, Metropolitan Archbishop of Changanasserry, presided over the meet. Philipose Mar Stephanos, auxiliary bishop of Thiruvalla Archdiocese of Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, released the jubilee souvenir on the occasion and Yuhanon Mar Chrysostomos, Metropolitan of Niranom diocese of Malankara Orthodox Church, inaugurated the parish website on the occasion.
Kuriakose Mar Gregorios, Metropolitan of the Kallissery diocese of Knanaya Church, Akkeeramon Kalidasa Bhattathirippad, All-Kerala Yogakshema Mahasabha president, Imam Ansar Mannani of Thiruvalla Jama-at, Anto Antony, MP, Sunil Mathew Manalil, parish trustee, Cherian Polachirackal, former municipal chairman, M.P.Vijayakumar, SNDP Thiruvalla taluk union president, and Fr Thomas Kallukalam, parish priest, also spoke.