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 was at St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary for two weeks to fulfil my annual teaching assignment from 14th to 25th October, 2019. On Thursdays they have Holy Qurbana for the seminary community. In preparation for that on Wednesdays after the evening prayers, there will be a brief meditation. This video is made of the audio of my meditation on Wednesday the 23rd. The text is Jer. 2:5a and 8a. (5a: “Thus Says the LORD…” and 8a: The Priests did not say where is the LORD”