Third annual meeting of the congregations and parish of Thrissur diocese in the desert land was held in Bahrain after the Holy Qurbana at St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Bahrain on 31st March 2017. The meeting decided among other things to have two day meetings in future with a day of retreat and cultural evening with maximum number of families attending. A total of 32 deligates along with the Resident Priest of STOC Rev. Fr. Sajan Paul attended the meeting. Sri. A. O. Johny of Thrissur in Bahrain made the local arrangements.