Yuhanon Mor Meletius was born on 4th July 1954, the first-born child of M.J. Markose, a farmer and a social worker, and Saramma Markose in Ezhakaranad, Ernakulam district, Kerala.
I could not keep quite when the issues was handled by the bishop and the Church in an unhealthy manner. So I posted in Facebook the following comments. The first comment was taken by Mathrubhumi TV.Posted on Facebook on Sept 12, 2018 at 6.22 pm
Question for a Value Judgement on Our Decisions and Actions (originally posted in ICON on April 14th 2017)
This is one of my articles published by Georgian Mirror periodical, of St. George Orthodox Valiyapally, Palarivattom, Kochi
My Respectful Homage to Bishop Raphael Chinathu, retired bishop of Bhubaneswar in Odisha who passed away yesterday. I met him in early 2009 when I visited the sites of Kandhamal violence initiated by RSS-Sangh Parivar volunteers against Dalit Christians. This was part of a study program conducted by the Council for World Mission with which I was associated with for some time presenting papers on child communion and Dalit issues.
YuMeditation for Kothine Sunday of 2016 (John 2:1-11. Originally posted in ICON)
Our generation has seen quite a lot of changes in almost all areas of human life. One of the major areas where we experience change during our time is the area of communication. Few decades back communication facilities were quite primitive and methods were in fact crude.
I was invited to conduct H. Qurbana and inaugurate the renovated factory and other facilities of M.K. John and Sons Tea Estate, Mlammala, Peerumedu in Idukki District of Kerala on 29th of July 2013. It was a pleasant trip up the hills. A short video of the journey and time in the estate is uploaded to my YouTube channel. The owners have been my long time friends. Mr. John Zechariah (MD of Unitek Borri Powersoulutions India Pvt. Ltd, Aluva), one of the sons of (late) Mr. M.K. John is currently a member of the Managing Committee of the Orthodox Church.
I was in Avadi, Chennai, Tamilnadu for a two day visit to the Church there. When I arrived at Central Railway station Mr. Thambi and two boys received me and took me in a car to Avadi. It took almost two hours by road to reach the destination. My train being a superfast, would not stop at Avadi. I returned on Sunday (14-7-2013) to Kerala by Alappy Express but this train also would not stop at Avadi. So I had to go to Central Station to catch my return train. I told Mr.
An audio file of my sermon on Luke 9:51 ff. is uploaded to my SkyDrive folder: https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=866cc4f0caf251c6#cid=866CC4F0CAF251C6&id=866CC4F0CAF251C6%213962
A video file of the same is uploaded to my YouTube channel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PT6R4ia-lT4