"എന്റെ പിതാവേ, എന്നു നീ എന്നെ വിളിക്കുമെന്നും എന്റെ മാര്ഗം നീ ഉപേക്ഷിക്കുകയില്ലെന്നും ഞാന് പ്രതീക്ഷിച്ചു"
Fr. Alex Vachaparambil OFM Cap
Welcome to the Malayalee Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement of the St. Mary's Church, Dubai. This website invites you to know more about the St. Mary's Church and the various Malayalam Charismatic ministries. Let us be open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit and be closer to God
May Jesus be reborn in your heart and life during Christmas 2017and every day of the New Year 2018. May He radiate His presence from within you to others as sharing love, unconditional forgiveness, humble service, a compassionate heart and overflowing generosity. May the Holy BabeRead More
Fr. Alex Vachaparambil will be hearing confession in the church on the following timing. This will be updated on every Monday morning
Last Updated on 14th January 2018, 05:21:22 pm
Nothing of Marcellus' life before his papacy has survived the centuries. He became Pope at the end of the persecutions of Diocletian in aound 308-309. The persecutions had disrupted the Church so much that there had been a gap of over a year with no Pope. Once he was elected, he faced several challenges, including reconsituting the clergy, which had been decimated and whose remnant had practiced their vocation only covertly and with the expectation of martyrdom. He worked hard to recover and welcome back all who had denied the faith in order to keep from being murdered.
When a group of the apostacized, known as the Lapsi, refused to do penance, Marcellus refused to allow their return to the Church. The Lapsi had a bit of political pull, and some members caused such civil disruption that emperor Maxentius exiled the Pope in order to settle the matter. Legend says that Marcellus was forced to work as a stable slave as punishmenRead More