Thapas (തപസ്സ്) , the chapel in Tharangam Mission Action Centre, the prestigious project of the Chengannur Mavelikkara Diocese of the Mar Thoma Church was dedicated by the Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan.This project was envisioned by the late lamented Dr. Zacharias Mar Theophilus Suffragan Metropolitan which was now realized and fulfilled and by the leadership of the present Diocesan Bishop Rt. Rev. Thomas Mar Timotheos Episcopa.
Most Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostam Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan, Rt. Rev. Joseph Mar Barnabas Episcopa, Rt. Rev. Thomas Mar Timotheos Episcopa, Rt. Rev. Dr. Abraham Mar Paulos Episcopa, Rt. Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Theethos Episcopa, Prof. P.J.Kurien, Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha, Rev. Oommen Philip, Sabha Secretary and other dignitaries attended the function.