Hierarchy

H.B. Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos

Major Archbishop Catholicos

HIS BEATITUDE BASELIOS CARDINAL CLEEMIS, Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church and the Major Archbishop of Trivandrum, was born on 15 June 1959 as the son of Mr. Mathew and Annamma Thottunkal at Mukkoor, Mallappally in the civil district of Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India. He was given… Read more

H.G. Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Koorilos

Archbishop of Thiruvalla

His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Koorilos, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla, belongs to the family of Chakkalapadickal, a branch of the noble, traditional family of Panackamattom. He was born on 19 October 1958 as the seventh son among the ten children of Ninan Varghese… Read more

H.E. Most Rev. Joseph Mar Thomas

Bishop of Bathery

Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thomas, the veteran educationalist and economist was born in the small village of Vadaserikkara, presently in the district of Pathanamthitta, on 20th April 1952 to Late Mr. K.C. Thomas and Sosamma Thomas. He had his primary education in the Govt. L.P.… Read more

H.E. Most Rev. Dr. Joshua Mar Ignathios

Bishop of Mavelikkara

Koshy Varghese was born on 24 May 1950 at Kottarakara in the civil District of Kollam as the son of Mr. Kizhakkevettil Oommen Varghese and Mrs. Annamma Varghese. He had his primary education at the St. Mary’s School, Kizhaketheruvu and he completed his secondary education at… Read more

H. E. Most Rev. Dr. Jacob Mar Barnabas

Bishop of Gurgaon

Bishop Jacob Mar Barnabas was born on 3 December, 1960 to Geevarghese and Rachel of Aerath family at Karikulam, Ranni, Pathanamthitta in central Kerala. Lovingly called ‘Monachan’ was Baptized with the name ‘Chacko’. He was the eldest among the eight with three brothers and five sisters.… Read more

H. E. Most Rev. Dr. Vincent Mar Paulos

Bishop of Marthandom

Most Rev. Vincent Mar Paulos, born on 20 February 1964 hails from Kumarankudy in the District of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu and belongs to the Eparchy of Marthandom.  His parents are Kochupillai and Maria Thangam.  After completing Higher Secondary Education at Yettacode, he joined the St.… Read more

H. E. Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Anthonios OIC

Bishop of Khadki-Pune

Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Anthonios OIC was born on 25 November 1955 at Adoor in the District of Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India.  His parents are late C. Koshy and Kunjamma.  After his schooling at Adoor and Kattanam he joined the Order of the Imitation of Christ or… Read more

H.E. Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Mar Irenios

Bishop of Pathanamthitta

Most Rev. Samuel Mar Irenios was born on 13 May 1952 hails from Kadammanitta in Pathanamthitta District of Kerala, India, in the Major Archieparchy of Trivandrum.  His parents are late K. C. Thomas and Annamma.  After his High School Education in Kadammanitta, he joined in the St. Aloysius Minor… Read more

H.E. Most Rev. Dr. Philipos Mar Stephanos

Bishop of USA & Canada

Most Rev. Philipos Mar Stephanos, was born on 9 May 1952 hails from Karimpinamkuzhy, Ranni, Kerala, India in the Archieparchy of Tiruvalla. His parents are Philip and Mariamma. After High School education in Ranni he joined the Infant Mary Minor Seminary of Tiruvalla. He studied at… Read more

H.E. Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius

Bishop of Parassala

Most Rev. Dr. Thomas was Eusebius, was born on 6 June 1961 from Mr. N.T. Varughese and Mrs. Sosamma Varughese of Naickamparambil family at Mylapra in Pathanamthitta District of the eparchy of Pathanamthitta. His home parish is Sacred Heart Malankara Catholic Church, Mylapra. After completing his… Read more

H.E. Most Rev. Dr. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius

Bishop of Muvattupuzha

Most Rev. Dr. Yoohanon Mar Theodosius, was born on  8 April 1959, Puthusseribhagom, Kerala, India in the Major Archieparchy of Trivandrum. His parents are Mr. Philipose Oonnoonney & Mrs. Chinnamma (Late). After High School education he joined the St. Aloysius Minor Seminary, Trivandrum. He studied at… Read more

H. E. Most Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Makarios

Bishop of Puttur

Most Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Makarios, was born on  16 July 1958. His parents are Late K.M. Chacko & Mariamma Kalayil. After High School education he joined the Infant Mary’s Minor Seminary, Marygiri, Tiruvalla. He studied Philosophy at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore and Theology in Papal… Read more