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.
This message was given to St. Thomas Orthodox Congregation on it's 47th Anniversary. STOC is one of the congregations of Thrissur diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in the Desert Land. The anniversary was gathering held online on Septermber 24, 2021. My message was on St. Matthew 16:5-12 which is the Holy Qurbana Gospel reading for Second Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross