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Welcome to feel the love and Grace of God together at St. Mary’s Indian Orthodox Church of San Antonio, Texas USA. The Indian Orthodox Church is from the same family of and in full communion with Oriental Orthodox Churches. The Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Church traces its Christian heritage as far back as A.D.52 when St. Thomas who is one of the apostles of Lord Jesus Christ who came to India and established Christianity.People of this south Indian province were known as the St.Thomas Syrian Christians because of our liturgy (Holy Eucharist) were in Syriac or in Aramaic language from the early times.  The language that is believed to be spoken by Jesus Christ himself . We switched to use western syriac language in our holy sacraments and in prayers  even today.


Feast of

St. Gregorios of Parumala  Nov 4 & 5

 Memorial of

HH Baselios Mar Thoma Mathews I Nov 8th

HG Stephanos Mar Theodosius Nov 5th

H.G.Zacharias Mar Theophilos Metropolitan Entered Eternal Rest  October 24


      Holy Eucharist: Every Sundays  @ 8:30AM

      Sunday School: Sundays  @ 12

      Spiritual organizations meet regularly



Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Syrian Church tradition are followed in conducting all Holy sacraments

2017 Church Administration


  Rev. Fr. Dr. V. C. Varghese


 Mr.  Varghese Kunjumon


 Mr. George Varghese  

Managing Committee Members:  

 Mr.  Thomas Koshy Poovathoor

 Mr.  Jebin Robson

 Mrs. Soosi Abraham

 Mrs. Mercy George


 Mr. Abraham Paulose      2016

 Mrs. Nisha Chandy           2017


 Mrs. Mini Varghese  

 Mr. Alex Mathew

 Mr. Thomas K. Poovathoor

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Christian Association (MOSC) & SW American Diocesan Assembly Representatives:

   Rev. Fr. Dr. V. C. Varghese  

   Mr. Thomas Koshy Poovathoor  

San Antonio St. Mary's Church’s major mile stone events:

August 15 2015:

Laid the foundation stone for the construction of the new church building by Diocesan Bishop HG Alexios Mar Eusebius at  the occasion of the Feast of Assumption of the Theotokos - 2015

December 28, 2012:

St. Mary's Church San Antonio has purchased  the newly renovated building at 4990 View Dr. San Antonio, Texas 78228 USA. Diocesan Bishop HG Alexios Mar Eusebios himself signed the "Article of Deed" at the closing on behalf of Malankara Metropolitan as per the Church constitution (perhaps this is first time ever in DSWA).

November 19 2011:

Through prayers and guidance of the Holy Spirit, H. G. Alexios Mar Eusebius, the Diocesan Bishop of Malanakara Orthodox Church elevated and declared the St. Mary's Orthodox Chapel as St. Mary's Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of San Antonio (Order/Kalpana#: DSWA/CH/58/2011).

Diocesan BishopHG Alexious Mar Eusebius elevated St. Mary's Orthodox Church  as full fledged Parish under SW Diocese of America in December 2011. This parish was established in 2010 as a small chapel with a humble begriming.  We are showered abundant Grace of our Lord Almighty and protected by the invisible "hands" throughout our journey thus far. The church is an independent parish under South-West America Diocese of Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church.

December 26 2010

During the initial stage, St. Mary's Orthodox Chapel  was recognized as the chapel of St. Gregorious Orthodox Church Houston under the vicarship of Rev. Fr. P. M. Cherian. We, the members of this parish, are indebted to Rev. Fr. P. M Cherian and grateful to the St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Houston for their the support that they have rendered over the course of one (2011) year. Rev Fr. Mathukutty Varghese conducted the first Holy Qurbana

June 28 2010:  First Holy Qurbana: Celebrated by Rev. Fr. M.M Zachariah


 Ph: (210)573-8856

For Relocation assistance                              

Call  (210) 878-8482 or  (210) 765-9361

Forbes magazine reports on San Antonio

Feast of St. Gregorios of Parumala  Nov 4 & 5 

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