His Eminence Abun Mor Theophilose George Saliba (Universal Syriac Church Episcopal Synod Secretray and the Arch Bishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli), His Eminence Abun Mor Philaxinos Mathiyas Nayis (Arch Bishop of Germany) His Eminence Abun Mor Nicodimos David Matti Sharraf (Archbishop of Mosul, Iraq) His Eminence Abun Mor Yackoub Edwardo (Arch Bishop of Guatemala) His Eminence Abun Mor Themothevos Matta Alkhoury (First Secretary of Holy Father), and His Eminence Abun Mor Themothevos Matthew (Secretary of Holy Father for Indian Affairs) will be the Apostolic Delegates to India to attend the Manjanikara Festival.
The 111th Dukhrono Perunnal of St. Gregorios of Chathuruthil was observed at St. Gregorios Patriarchal Centre, Parumala on 29 and 30 November 2013. The evening prayer was led by Mor Coorilos Geevarghese and Mor Barnabas Geevarghese. The Holy Trimass on Saturday was led by Mor Aphrem Mathews of Perumbhavoor Region. This was the first Perunnal after the new church was established in Parumala this year. The feast was observed in a simple and eco-friendly manner, avoiding illumination, fireworks, melams etc. Planting of coconut saplings marked the conclusion of the Perunnal. Hundreds of faithful participated in the Perunnal.