Timeline

1952
September 10

Taking roots in Pune

Taking roots in Pune
The roots for a Jacobite Syrian Christian congregation was laid in Pune when His Grace Abraham Mar Clemis along with Rev. Fr. Jacob Parayil and Rev. Fr. Kurian Kaniyamparambil visited Pune and conducted Holy Mass at St. Paul’s Church.
1975
January 10

Consecration of Regular Mass at Pune

Consecration of Regular Mass at Pune
H.G. Geevarghese Mar Gregorios, and Very Rev. Jacob Kurickal of Bombay visited Pune to conduct the Holy Qurbana at Zion Hills, Dehu Road. Thereafter, regular services were conducted at Methodist Church, Kirkee and Holy Angel’s Church, Rastapeth.
1976
July 15

His Beatitude Baselius Paulose II Blesses us

His Beatitude Baselius Paulose II Blesses us
His Beatitude Baselius Paulose II visited Bombay for the Lent Services. From there he visited Pune and conducted Holy Service here. This greatly kindled the flame of enthusiasm in our members. Realising the urgent need for an efficient and active priest at Pune for organizing the activities, His Beatitude nominated..Read More
1978
October 20

Rev. A A Mathews : Our First Vicar

Rev. A A Mathews : Our First Vicar
Rev. Dn. A A Mathews(His Grace Mathews Mor Ivaneous)was ordained and posted as our Vicar. Under the leadership of Rev. Fr. A A Mathews there was considerable progress for the infant parish.
1979
January 11

Formation of the St.Mary’s Society

Formation of the St.Mary’s Society
St. Mary’s Society was formed on 11th January 1979 to safeguard the interests of our church with all the active members of St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Church,Pune. Subsequent to the decision of the universal synod, Senior Jacobite Syrian Christians of Pune allied to the Patrairch of Antioch had negotiations with..Read More
January 17

Purchase of Plot at Yerwada

Purchase of Plot at Yerwada
The agreement for the purchase of the first part was executed and the sale deed was executed on 17-1-1979. The Managing Committee experienced considerable difficulties in raising the required amount. Some of our members voluntarily gave interest free loans for this noble cause.
1983
August 15

Laying the Foundation Stone

Laying the Foundation Stone
On 15th August 1983 His Beatitude the Catholicos and the Diocesen Bishop participated in the Outside Kerala Diocese Delegates meeting in Pune and laid the foundation stone of our Church building in the presence of the Diocesan Bishop H. G. Thomas Mar Theophilose on the same day. His Beatitude and..Read More
1991
January 3

Construction of our Church/Community Hall begins

Construction of our Church/Community Hall begins
His Grace Thomas Mar Themotheous was appointed as our Diocesan Bishop on 3rd January 1991. Thereby, we got an efficient young and dynamic Bishop as the Head of Outside Kerala Diocese. Ever since his appointment, he showed keen interest in our activities. Within a short span of time, he has..Read More
1995
August 15

We complete building the 1st floor of the Church

We complete building the 1st floor of the Church
Between 1992 to 1995 a lot of funds were raised through Harvest festivals, musical programs, souvenir publications, etc under the leadership of Fr. Wilson Jacob. The construction activity was also initiated during this period and later on the ground floor of the church was completed.
1996
January 7

We Set-Up our 1st Choir

We Set-Up our 1st Choir
1998
July 5

A Youth Wing is set-up

A Youth Wing is set-up
2003
September 24

Consecration by His Beatitude Baselious Thomas I Catholicose

Consecration by His Beatitude Baselious Thomas I Catholicose
The Alter of the church was also renovated and the Mooron Khudasha of the church was consecrated by His Beatitude Baselious Thomas I Catholicose on 24th Sept 2003.
2020
January 30

St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church

St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church