The floods in recent weeks occurring in Kerala, India has left thousands of people without homes and lacking clean water and proper food and necessities. Echoing the appeal by His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, the Board of Trustees of our Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary, are calling on our churches and other fellow Christians to help our brothers and sisters at our Syriac Orthodox Church in Kerala, which is going through much suffering due to the floods and many are left still trying to recover. We have had special......
As expressed in the letter sent to everyone from the Board of Trustees a few weeks ago, we want to embark on a Bible Reading Program called DAILY BREAD and want you to join us. We will email the reading plan to everyone on a weekly basis, in which a chapter of the Bible is planned to be read by all of us every day of the week. Questions about the readings can be answered by Father Andrew the following Sunday. This program will begin first week of September. Visit www.VirginMaryNJ.org/Bible each......
Dearly Beloved Parishioners, We praise God for His grace in helping us reach the 50th Anniversary of our beloved church in Paramus as we commemorate the Church’s consecration in April 1968 with high hopes for the future. We believe in the Syriac traditions which embody our values and beliefs that unite us as parishioners, our faith that strengthens us and the importance of preserving the Aramaic language through our Holy Liturgy. As you may know, the mission for the Board of Trustees is to represent all the parishioners, our church’s rich history......