Our Parish

Pastor: Fr. Aji Varghese

Fr. Aji Varghese is a priest from the Diocese of Gudgav, New Delhi. He is a doctoral student of Educational Leadership and Policy in OISE at the University of Toronto. Most Rev. Bishop Philipos Mar Stephanos, the Bishop of St. Mary Queen of Peace, the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church of USA & Canada, appointed Fr. Aji Varghese as First Pastor of St. Peter & Paul Malankara Catholic Church, Niagara region, on November 27, 2021

General Body of the Parish

According to the legitimate traditions and laws of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church sui iuris, the General body meeting has the duty and responsibility for the overall development of the parish. To be a member of the General Body, a person shall.

i. Have completed 18 years of age (CCEO c.910)

ii. Not be under an ecclesiastical censure or penalties

iii. Regularly contribute towards the sustenance of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Parish and Eparchy (CCEO c. 1011)

Parish council of the Parish

The parish council is a vital component of our parish. The pastor shall be the President of the Parish Council. It is constituted of elected and ex-officio members of the Parish who form one body with the Pastor in fulfilling the ministry of the parish (CCEO c. 295).

On December 15, 2021, our general body meeting unanimously elected our office bearers for 2022.

Secretary: Shajimon John

Treasurer: Denny Devassy