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SMCC

Mission:

SMCC is an organization for the ethnic, spiritual, educational and civic advancement of the Syro Malabar Catholics. The aims and objectives of of SMCC are:

  1. Promote the spiritual growth of all Syro Malabar Catholics in North America
  2. Provide a national forum for Syro Malabar Catholics in North America to coordinate their activities
  3. Promote and foster the ethnic and cultural identities within the Syro Malaba Catholic Community
  4. Promote the advancement of Syro Malabar Rite
  5. Promote the lay leadership in the Syro Malabar Catholic Community in North America
  6. Introduce the young people in the community to the Apostolic tradition and unique spiritual heritage of the Syro Malabar Church
  7. Enhance the unity and solidarity of the Syro Malabar Catholic Community
  8. Engage in activities that will identify various concerns, and implement appropriate measures to solve them
  9. Engage in activities that will enhance civic and political education and participation of SMCC members
  10. Identify talents of the people and make use of them for the betterment of the community
  11. Establish a strong effective communication network among the Syro Malabar Catholic in North America
  12. Promote spiritual and socio-cultural life through religious, charitable, social and cultural activities
  13. Foster understanding and friendship among Catholics of various groups, especially Christian groups of Saint Thomas tradition
  14. Build closer relationship with other Catholic Rites
  15. Engage in charitable activities to help the disadvantaged
  16. Encourage religious, cultural and racial tolerance
  17. Educate the Syro Malabar Catholics to appreciate, and participate in the American Culture.