H. G. Mathews Mar Athanasius, Metropolitanof outside Kerala Diocese visitedBahrain for the first time and led the Passion Week services.
Passion Week Lead by H.G. Mathews Mar Athanasios(Late Lamended H.H. Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews I)
Washing of the Feet
Rev. Fr. K. K. Punnose achen was given a grand farewell for his meritorious service to the parish for 5 years. Achen went to take charge as vicar of Bhilai church. Later on achen was anointed as H. G. Stephanos Mar Theodosius and his name will be written in golden letters in the history of our parish.
Rev. Fr. C. C Geevarghese (later became Cor Episcopa) became the sixth vicar of our parish. Achen led the parish in a very peaceful and blessed environment from 1972-1976.
H.H. The Amir Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa receives H.H. Moran Mar Beselius Marthoma Mathews I The catholicos of the Indain Orthodox Church along with the Vicar Rev. Fr. K.K. Punnoose.Left to Right : Late Mr. T.E. Joseph & Late K.G. Mathews at Riffa Palace