Kudamalloor, Kerala: The head of the Syro Malabar Church, Major Archbishop Cardinal Mar George Allenchery presented Prof. Mathew Ulakkumthara, the ‘Ultimate Honorable Laity’ award. The literary scholar belongs to St. Mary’s Forane Church, Kudamalloor. The Cardinal in his address mentioned that the scholar’s poetic compilation, ‘Christugatha’ is one of the greatest contributions to the field of Art and Literature.
Mar George Allenchery visited the Forane Church on 16th September, 2019 to award the honor. The students of St. Mary’s UP School welcome the Cardinal with a band performance. Further, the Major archbishop was presented a bouquet by trustee Mr. T G Georgekutty. The Vicar, Rev. Dr. Mani Puthiyidam welcomed the head of the Church, by handing over a lighted candle to the latter at the entrance of the church. Later, the Cardinal celebrated the Holy Qurbana on the occasion of the feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
The Felicitation event was organized by Vicar, Rev. Dr. Mani Puhiyida, Assistant Vicars, Rev. Fr. Minto Moonuparayil, Rev. Fr. Anoop Valiyaparanpil, Trustees TG Georgekutty, Cyriac George Palamthattel, V J Joseph Velasherril, Sabu Varghese Mattathil, Parish Council Secretary Thomas Sebastian Vaippisheri and PRO Adv. Sunny George Chatthukulam.