1st National Gospel Convention and Lenten Retreat-2018
(above) 2018 National Convention

2nd National Gospel Convention And Lenten Retreat
St. Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church
173 North Washington Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ
April 5-6, 2019 9AM - 5 PM

Retreat Leaders

His Grace  Zacharias Mor Philaxinos
Mor Gregorian Retreat Center,
Thoothootty, Thiruvanchoor, Kerala

Philaxinos Thirumeni is a well known retreat leader who has conducted retreats worldwide. From his retreat center in Thoothootty, near Manarcadu church, Thirumeni conducts week-long retreats for hundreds of people. Thousands also participate in his retreat online. We are extremely privileged to have Thirumeni conduct our retreat. Don't miss this!

Rev. Fr. Abraham Elayasseril
St. George Syriac Orthodox Church
Charlotte, NC

Other Speakers

Archbishop His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldho

His Eminence Mor Yeldho Titus
Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar
Malankara Archdiocese of The Syriac Orthodox Church in North America

V. Rev. Mathews Edathara CorEpiscopos
Very Rev. Mathews Edathara Cor Episcopos
Vice President, St. Mary's Women's League

Rev. Fr. Paul Thotakad
Rev. Fr Paul Thotakat
Vice President, St. Paul's Men's Fellowship

Jacob Mathew, Malankara World
Dr. Jacob Mathew
Chief Editor and Founder, Malankara World
Regional Coordinator, St. Paul's Men's Fellowship

Elmy Paul, St. Mary's League
Mrs. Elmy Paul
Treasurer, St. Mary's Women's League


Tentative Program (in pdf)

Convention Flyer
Flyer (regular size, 10 MB)
Flyer (condensed, small size, 122KB)
Flyer (pdf, for printing, large size, 20MB)


St. Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church, Begenfield, NJ

St. Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church
173 North Washington Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Parking : Parking on city streets around the church is permitted.
On Saturday only, you can also park on the Parking lot of the city center.

Need Info on venue? Please contact the following :
Chev. CK Joy  201- 355-6892
Rev. Fr. Paul Parambath 610-356-2532
Mr. Suresh Baby 732-763-6665
Mrs Ammini Mathew 845-826-2963

Organized by

St. Mary's Women's League
Very Rev. Mathews Edathara Cor Episcopos, VP

Mrs. Shija Geevarghese, Secretary
(732) 678-7072


St. Paul's Men's Fellowship
Rev. Fr Paul Thotakat, VP

Mr. Raju Abraham, Secretary

Convention Registration

Registration is Free.
Please pre-register with your church secretary so we can estimate the food reqd.
(If you could not register, you can register onsite, free.)
All are welcome

More Information will be posted as soon as it is available