Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Student Movement (MGOCSM) is the student wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church has been a glorious platform for the spiritual growth and triumph of her students through the efforts of MGOCSM. The praise worthy efforts of the senior leaders and students of our church in Madras in the early part of the 20th century has been the reason why MGOCSM is regarded as the first spiritual sapling for students in Asia.
The organization was formed in 1907 as Syrian Student Conference and its first conference was conveyed on the 1st of January,1908 at Thiruvala, Kerala, India. The present title of MGOCSM was conferred in the year 1960 and hence forth it has remained as an icon for building Christ centered relationships among the students. It happens to be the oldest Christian student organization in India with the motto- "Worship, Study and Service".
H.H Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II is in charge of the Diocese of Kottayam, following the demise of H.G Geevarghese Mar Ivanios. H.G Dr. Yuhanon Mar Diascoros has been appointed as the Assistant Metropolitan of Kottayam Diocese since 2015.
Kottayam Diocese MGOCSM has been divided into the East and West Zones. The East zone comprises of Manarcadu, Pampady, Vazhoor and Mundakayam groups whereas the West zone comprises of Kottayam, Pallom, Vakathanam and Puthupally groups respectively. Kottayam Diocese MGOCSM holds its present office at Kuriakose Mar Gregorios center (KMG Center), Kottayam.
Catholicos of The East and Malankara Metropolitan
MGOCSM is the student wing of the Indian Orthodox Church. Orthodox worship is not just a ritual nor an order of prayers/service. It is a complete re-integration of one’s being and existence. MGOCSM aims to strive for a re-integration of her students through its various programmes and workshops. So why the wait? Join us in this fun-ride and ‘BE THE CHANGE!!’
President, MGOCSM Kottayam Diocese