Martha Mariam Vanitha Samajam / Malankara Orthodox Martha Mariam Samajam-MOMS/ St Mary's Orthodox women's League of India, is the Women's wing of the Malankara Orthodox Church of India. It is one of the major spiritual organizations of the church combining all the female members. It has been named as Martha Mariam Samajam after the Blessed Virgin Mary who is accepted as its Interceding Saint and model.

The organization was founded in 1920 aimed at the spiritual progress of women. Our motto is to PRAYER – ACT - SHINE (Prarthikkuka-Praverthikkua-Prakashikkuka). 

The Martha Mariam Samjam of our Cathedral meets on every 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month and Chapel meets on every 1st and 3rdSundays, after the Holy Eucharist under the leadership of Vicar/Assistant Vicar with the aim to develop the spiritual growth of its members and families as well as cathedral. The main focus during the Samajam meeting is prayer, Bible reading, Bible and Holy Qurbana study/speech and sharing messages.

Martha Mariam Samajam organizes the following activities in our church:--

  • Family Gatherings (Outdoor)
  • Food sale for fundraising.
  • Charity box collection during lent.
  • Preparation for MOMS annual examination.
  • Accessibility of “vanitha deepthi “to our members.
  • Lent meditation for the women’s.
  • Organizes Bible Quiz.
  • Learning/ discussion session once a year on common topics.

The Martha Mariam Samajam actively participates in all the spiritual activities undertaken by the Church in addition to the Christmas Program, Easter & Harvest Festival. 


MOMS Office Bearers for 2016-2017

General Secretary: Mrs.Anu Bidhya John

                                Cathedral                                               Chapel

Secretary-           Mrs. Shinu Mathew                    Mrs. Shila Alexander

Joint Secretary-   Mrs. Bindhu Anu Cherian            Mrs. Reena Moncy

Treasurer-           Mrs. Jisha Sara Joseph              Mrs. Jimi Gejo


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