The Lord God said, 'It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him'...and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man's ribs and closed up the place withflesh.
Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, 'This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called 'woman,' for she was taken out of man.'
(Gen. 2:18, 21-24)
Marriages, we believe is all about finding your soul mate to whom you can share your emotions and from whom you can expect the similar care, support and love which together takes you to the level of mutual understanding, thereby maintaining a social stability and redemption of moral values.
Marriages are made in Heaven,
Bethlehem Matrimonial, Educating and Uniting the Right Man with the Right Woman - Since 1996...
Mr. George Kadankavil, an Indian Air Force veteran, during one of the inspiring public discussions fortunately slipped into the novel idea of Matrimonial Services which eventually lead to the establishment of Bethlehem Matrimonial in the year 1996. The concept went into embodiment with the capital investment of prayers and faith of his well wishers and family all together emulsified with his constant enthusiasm and hard work. The genuine desire was to drown the commission brokerage system which transformed the concept of dowry into pure business transaction. The movement was soon noticed, appreciated and carried off by the Public which took us to the present glory.
The founder, Mr. George Kadankavil, with his social reforming concept, started off in 1996 with a small databank of candidates, a small office and a reasonable amount of confidence and courage, which by inevitable success gifted by the Divine grace, have formed into a reliable platform adorned with success stories and pillared by a vast and promising databank, with different branch offices across Kerala.
"Vaivahika Sangamam", a meet up organised for the candidates and their parents was the one of its kind which made an open arena for people to interact and discuss their views about the pre marriage procedures and post marriage conflicts. "Vaivahika Sangamam" witnessed many of the sensible topics which successfully brought in many conceptual ideas to reality. To materialise those heavenly married life, services were also delivered in the form of Pre-Marriage counselling, Post Marriage counselling, Family Counselling and various other Family Development Programs.
We have also worked to promote the life status of Singles, who were unable to maintain a peaceful married life due to unfavourable conditions. Since our social customs clearly demands everyone to choose a life status, we offered a helping hand by conducting singles meet and training programs, thereby forming a group of Single Women. This group is now registered as a Society named, ASWAS (Association of Single Women for Action And Self Help), running a Shelter for Abandoned Women.
Four units of ASWAS Kendra are active in Kochi conducting a meeting on all second Saturdays at the ASWAS Kendra for sharing their joys and sorrows. Every year, February 2nd is now celebrated as Single Women Day and the mutual support of this community has been able to bring back many women from serious life situations.
Even though the term Matrimonial, have now been made synonymous to a developing service industry with the involvement of massive corporates, what we breathe is for the inspiring feedback of thousands of successful families which we always receive and those prayers and concern we experience often nullifies the value of monetary benefits. We offer our prayers and gratitude to Him for making our Bethlehem, a place where lots of rejoicing families are born into.