The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church had decided to celebrate the Birth Centenary of its Second Metropolitan Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios in a magnificent way. The one year Centenary Celebration is planned not only to memorize the great Archbishop and to spread his ideology and message to the Kerala society especially the younger generation. As part of the Centenary Celebration, the Syro Malankara Community in Kuwait (KMRM) will be organizing a program titled Pranamam -2015, which will be held on 4 September 2015 at 9.00 am at Carmel School. As part of Pranamam -2015, it has conducted a Quiz Competition “MAG-QUEST” for the Seven Prayer Groups of KMRM and for other Catholic Associations in Kuwait.
The quiz competition held on Friday, 21 August 2015 at St.Alphonsa Hall, Abbasiya Kuwait. The competition was giving its members a platform to prove their knowledge in the Bible and awareness of Kerala / Global Catholic Church. Rev.Dr. John Padipurackal (KMRM, Spiritual Director) inaugurated the competition, and KMRM General Secretary Sajitha Skaria welcomed the gathering. President Georege Mathew made the Presidential Address.
General Convener Babuji Betheri, explained the intention of the competition and thanked the members of other Catholic Associations for their participation. Jomon Cherian Vazhathara had given the felicitation and Mr.Jacob Varghese extend the vote of thanks.
At the end of the competition, SMCA (Syro Malabar Catholic Association) team touched the fist position scoring with 116 points. KMRM (Kuwait Malankara Rite Movement) team succeeded the Second position with 86 points and the Third position received by KKCA (Kuwait Knanaya Cultural Association) with a score of 85 points.
Mr.Lince John has anchored the first session and by Mr.Babuji Bethery done the Second session. Winners will be presented with trophies, during the Pranamam-2015 (Archbishop Mar Gregorios Centenary Celebration) program which will be held on 4 September, 2015.