Rev. Fr. Joseph Mankidiyil took charge as vicar of Bahrain and Doha and started intercessory prayer in the name of St.Gregorios of Parumala.
Organised a church choir and opened a library of Malayalam andEnglish books.
The Church celebrate the visit in 1979 of H.H. The Catholicos Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews I, who address an assembly in thepresence of H.E. H.K. Mahajan the Indian Ambassador, H.E. UsthadIbrahim Al Arrayed and H.G. Geevarghese Mar Dioscorus.
His HolinessMoran Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews I, our Catholicos visited our parish and celebrated Holy Qurbana. A historicpublic reception in honour of the catholicos was conducted in the presence of H. G. Geevarghese Mar Dioscorus, Metropolitan of Trivandrum Diocese, H. E. Ibrahim Al-Arrayad, Ambassador incharge as well as Rev. Barry Simmons Vicar of St. Christopher church and vicars of C.S.I and Marthoma Parish.