Welcome To St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Melbourne.
Jacobite Syrian Christian Church:
The Jacobite Syrian Christian Church is an integral part of the Syriac Orthodox Church. It recognizes the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, currently Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, as its supreme head. It functions as a largely autonomous archdiocese within the church, under the authority of the Catholicos of India, currently Baselios Thomas I. Its members are part of the Saint Thomas Christian community, which traces its origins to the evangelical activity of Thomas the Apostle in the 1st century. From Wikipedia
St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Melbourne:
St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Melbourne was established in April 2006 by a bunch of believers who migrated from Kerala, Southern India under the leadership & support of Archbishop H. G. Kuriakose Mor Thephelose, H. E. Mor Malatius Malki Maki, Syrian Orthodox Arch bishop in Australia, Very Rev Fr Ishkathor Corespiscopa, Vicar of St. Aphrem Syrian Orthodox Chruch, Melbourne. Very Rev Fr Peter Velamparambil Corepiscopa conducted the first Holy Qurbano.
Thank You for visiting us online. We welcome you to visit the church and join us in worship services. Our mass is celebrated according to the ancient traditions of the Syrian Orthodox Church in Malayalam-Syriac-English languages.