St. Joseph's Syro Malankara Catholic Mission,
British Columbia, Canada
“God is light; In him there is no darkness...”
[1 John 1:5]
(The Holy See)
Moran Mor Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Catholicos
(Major Archbishop of Syro Malankara church)
His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos (Bishop of the Eparchy of St Mary, Queen of Peace, USA & Canada)
Malankara Catholic Church is one of the oriental Catholic rites of the Catholic Church, based in Kerala, India. It belongs to the Antiochian liturgical family formed by the reunion movement with the Universal Catholic Church by the Malankara Orthodox bishop Mar Ivanios in 1930. It consists of about half a million faithful all across India and different parts of the world. His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos is the head of the Church.
St. Joseph's Syro Malankara Catholic Mission of British Columbia is a parish community organized in September 2016 and celebrates the Holy Liturgy every week for the Malankara Catholic faithful living in British Columbia.