In 2012, the Syro Malabar Community of St. Mary’s was welcomed into St. Boniface Church, Wesley Hills. Father Thadeus Aravindathu was the pastor of St. Boniface. On August 25, 2020, the Syro Malabar Community bought the Church of St. Boniface, Willow Tree Road, Wesley Hills. Father Raphael Ambadan Ouseph is the current pastor. The Syro Malabar Community along with its trustees signed the transfer paperwork during a Closing Ceremony inside the Church. In the photo, Father Raphael Ambadan Ouseph, current pastor, signed the documents first, then Fr. Thadeus Aravindathu, the former pastor when the process started signed.
Story and Photos submitted by Jeannine Rippa