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MCC Youth Forum
Dear Members of the Syro Malabar Community,
It is a great joy to inform you that we have a new website address: https://smcvienna.org , which will be used for all official communication of the Syro Malabar community,Vienna, in the future. Special thanks to all the efforts of our SMC webmaster, Mr Jens Cherukad.
So hereafter, you will be able to access all information about our pastoral and cultural programmes, as well as Photos and videos of our conducted programmes, through this new web address.
Thank you very much!
Joshi Abraham Mullankuzhi
Pastoral Convenor/Kaikaran, SMC Vienna.
Medjugorge Pilgrimage 2022
I would like to share the following matters to those who are going to Medjugorje Pilgrimage on Oct 7th Friday 2022:
- Our two buses are going for the Pilgrimage. First bus starts from in Front of Maria Lourdes Church (Haschkagasse bus stop)and 2nd bus starts from Saiko Gasse-8. Both buses will start at 7.00 am. All pilgrims should reach 6.30 am at the starting points where from your bus starts.
- For the identity verification, Austrian nationals take their Austrian passport and Indian Passport holders take their Indian passport and Austrian /European visa.
- PCR negative certificate may be required at the Emigration/ Boarder checking offices. So kindly conduct PCR test before the journey and the negative report should be brought.
- Pilgrims can bring their breakfast / lunch, water/saft with them for Friday or can buy from the Restaurants at the Rest Stations.
- Please take care to bring the following things:-
Your daily prayer books, Kurizintevazhi, walking stick( those who are using), sports or wander shoe, Umbrella, raincoat, Jackets, medicines for vomiting and headache (those who are needed) etc.
- Those who are taking medicines regularly, don’t forget to bring.
- We will be reaching back the buses departed places on Oct 9th Sunday at 11.30 pm.
- Other information of our pligrimage will be updated in time on our Journey.
- If any more information required, please contact Me or Roy Vellukunnel.
With Wishing a nice pilgrimage,
Kairalinikethan School Anniversary 2022
This is to inform you all about the sad demise of Dr. Jose Kizhakkekara who died in Vienna today evening (06.07.2022) at 06.50 PM after a short illness at Clinic Landstraße (Hospital Rudolfstiftung). He was 74, survived by his wife Theresa, children Tejo Francis, Dr. Sajo Antony and Tessy Kurian.
Funeral on 16th July 2022, 12:00 hrs. at Inzersdorf Cemetery
The Funeral Ceremony of Dr. Jose Kizhakkekara will take place on Saturday 16th July 2022 at 12:00 hrs. at Inzersdorf Cemetery, Kolbegasse 34, 1230 Vienna
Saturday, 16 July 2022 Holy Mass at 9:00 hrs. at Pfarre Salvator am Wienerfeld, Wienerfeldgasse 11, 1100 Vienna
11:00 hrs. paying homage and body viewing at Inzersdorf Cemetery
Funeral service begins at 12:00 hrs.
Kindly follow the Covid-19 Protocols
Let us pray for the departed soul and convey our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family
Feast of 26th June 2022
Preparation Course in
Monday 22nd August 2022
Tuesday 23rd August 2022
Wednesday 24th August 2022
Time: Course begins on Monday afternoon and ends on
Wednesday at 12 noon.
Address : Pfarre Maria Lourdes, Tivoligasse 20,
A-1120 Wien. Austria
Kindly transfer this Info to the Catholic Malayalee
Youth, especially who were born in Europe . The
Course is in Malayalam, German and English.
P. Thomas Thandappilly CST, Chaplain Syro Malabar
Congratulations to our 3 communion candidates who received
Jesus for the first time in the most Holy Eucharist
Get-together held on 26.05.2022
Happy Birthday to our beloved Chaplain Rev. P. Dr.
Thomas Thandappilly, Vienna, 08.05.2022
SMC Pastoral, Financial &
Service Team >>
Holy Week Schedule:
0th April 2022
11:30 hrs - Meidling
16:00 hrs - Saikogasse
15:00 hrs - Meidling
No service at Saikogasse
09:30 hrs - Meidling
09:00 hrs - Saikogasse
16th April 2022
08:00 hrs - Meidling
hrs - Saikogasse
11:30 hrs - Meidling
16:00 hrs - Saikogasse
Total Votes Polled: 359
Valid Votes: 357
(in the order of maximum votes received)
Mullankuzhi Joshi Abraham
Vellukunnel Roy Jacob
SMC Pastoral Church Council
20 March 2022
Meidling 10:30 hrs - 11:15 hrs &
12:45 hrs - 13:45 hrs
18:15 hrs-20:00 hrs
Counting of Votes:
20 March 2022
begins at 20:30 hrs
Declaration of Results:
after the completion of the
counting, to be also
published in the SMC Website
Malabar members of the following categories are
most welcome to cast their vote on the
election polling day 20th March 2022.
previously registered in Indian Catholic
previously registered in Malayalee Catholic
registered in Syro Malabar Communinty (SMC)
registered by voters list registration
Vote for maximum 6
candidates. It can be less than 6, but not
more than 6. Otherwise the ballot will be
The funeral ceremony
of Mr. Jim George Kuzhiyil (Mar Ivanios Syro
Malankara Catholic Church) who died in Vienna on
23.02.2022 will take place on
Tuesday 1st March
2022 at 09:30 AM at Friedhof Deuscth Wagram (Friedhofstraße
14, 2232 Deutsch Wagram)
Community (SMC) Vienna extends our deepest condolences to Kuzhiyil family.
Jim was an integral
part of our community and a parish committee member of
Indian Catholic Community (2008-2011) before the
installation of Syro Malabar Community in Vienna.
of our Asst. Chaplain on 23rd Feb.
occasion of the Birthday of our Asst.
Chaplain Rev. P. Wilson Mecheril MCBS, thanksgiving
masses are arranged on Sunday 27th February 2022
at both centres.
Meidling Church at 11:30 hrs. & Saikogasee Church at
of Syro Malabar Community we extend our
birthday wishes to our beloved Asst. Chaplain.
personal greetings can be send via email:
MCC releases Parish Bulletin on the last Sunday of every
The first bulletin was released yesterday (28.05.2006)
providing informations about ICC programmes and events for
the month of June. Apart from our website we take
effort to reach each and every member of our community to
get informed our programmes and activites.
Eliah Sleeva Moosakalam
SMC Special Bulletin
A historical perspective
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE
Malabar Community Vienna offers
Marriage Preparation Course for three days
in the last weeks of February and November
every year. Besides, this Course can be done
also in July and August on personal request
of at least two candidates who live outside
Austria. That must be arranged personally
with the Chaplain of the Indian Catholic
Community, P. Dr. Thomas Thandappilly CST,
Tel. Nr. 0043 1 817 42 06 or Mobile 0043
6991 19 66 771. The course is approved by
the Syro Malabar Church and thereby
acceptable for Catholic Sacramental
Marriages in other Rites. Course Fee is Euro
50,- Accommodation must be arranged
personally with any trustworthy Malayalee
Catholic Family in Vienna or in Hotels.
Syro Malabar German Mass in 2021
MARIA LOURDES, MEIDLING at 11:30
MCC YOUTH FORUM
the occasion of the Prayer Year, all
Registered Families of the ICC are welcome
to arrange a Priestly Prayer of Blessing of
Those who wish to do so, may kindly
contact the ICC Chaplain, who will be
available from Monday to Friday, between 9
AM and 6 PM. Contact Number: 01 817 42 06.
Or Mobile 06991 19 66 771
IMPORTANT EVENTS IN YEAR 2021
PARISH FESTIVAL - FEAST OF SAINTS
Sunday 20th June 2021
Sunday 12th December 2021
will be accepted without time
limit for those who haven't registered with ICC before 31st. Jan. 2006. Kindly
need any ecclesial document from our Parish
must be registered minimum 30 days prior to
the time of applying.
is strictly applicable to each and every
members of our Parish and no exceptions are
Registration Form >>
children between the age group of 9 and 14
may join for the altar service. The
parents are requested to enter the
children's name in the list which will be
given in the beginning of the year.