Welcome to St.Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Dubai
Welcome to New Vicar Rev. Fr. Shaji Mathews
Dubai, One of the seven Emirates of UAE, strategically located and famous for its historic trading traditions, had been enticing traders, visitors and job-seekers even before the oil-boom. The influx steadily increased in the 1960′s and reached the pinnacle in the 1970′s. A small cell of them belonging to the Malankara Orthodox Church came together and formed a congregation, which in 1968 assumed the status of a parish.
On 2nd December 1968, the then Bahrain Vicar Rev. Fr. K.K Punnoose (L.L H.G Stephanos Mar Thevodosios)...