SYRO - MALANKARA CATHOLIC CHURCH
DIOCESE OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM, GURGAON
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DIOCESE OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM, GURGAON
HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. ABRAHAM MAR JULIOS Related links

HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. ABRAHAM MAR JULIOS

H..E. Most Rev. Abraham Mar Julios, born 25 May 1945, is the Metropolitan Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. Abraham was born to late Shri. Varghese Kakkanattil in Padinjaremannil branch of Paramel family, Cherukole-Kozhenchery and Smt. Annamma Varghese in the village of Kalloopara, Tiruvalla. Having completed his school education, he joined the Infant Mary Minor Seminary, Tiruvalla in 1961. He completed his philosophical studies from St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary at Vadavathoor, Kottayam. He had his theological studies at Propaganda College, Rome. He was ordained priest by Metropolitan Zacharias Mar Athanasios. After his ordination, he served as parish priest of Mycavu and Ounjil in Kozhikkodu. From 1974 to 1979 Abraham Kakkanattu was the Procurator and the Director of the Social Service Society of the Eparchy of Tiruvalla. Meanwhile, he served as the vicar of the parishes of Thalavadi North and South. In 1978 he started Matha Senior Secondary School in Thumboly, Alleppey district.

In 1979 he was sent to Rome for doing higher studies in Bible and completed his Bachelor’s Degree from Biblical Institute of Rome. He also pursued a Diploma in Eastern Languages. He completed scriptural research from Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome and secured a Doctorate in Biblical Theology. He also secured a Master’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Mysore. After the successful completion of his studies, Kakkanattu was appointed the Rector of St. Mary’s Malankara Major Seminary, Trivandrum. The construction of the new building for the seminary began during this time. He undertook journeys abroad and discussions and classes in the eparchies of Syro-Malankara Catholic Church with a view of gaining support for the construction of the Seminary.

From 1990 to 1997 he was the vicar of the St. John’s Cathedral, Tiruvalla and during this time he started St. John’s ITC in Tiruvalla. He had been the president of Horticulture Society, Tiruvalla for seven years. In 1997 he was appointed the vicar of Chengaroor parish and the corporate manager of the School Administration Board of the Eparchy of Tiruvalla. On 5 February 2001, he was appointed the Director of Pushpagiri Medical College, Tiruvalla. He initiated the Nursing College, Pharmacy College, Dental College, Medicity, Pushpagiri Heart Institute, Cyril Baselios Catholicos Hospital, Primary Health Centers at Pulikunnu, Perumthuruthy and Champakulam, Guest Houses and other related institutions. He relentlessly fought for the constitutional rights of Self Financing Colleges and other Minority Institutions.

On 18 January 2008, he was appointed the Metropolitan Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha. He was ordained Remban on 30 January 2008 at St. John’s Cathedral, Tiruvalla. Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis Catholicos ordained him Bishop on 9 February 2008 at the Cathedral of Muvattupuzha.

 

 

 

 

HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV.DR.ABRAHAM MAR JULIOS

Born : 25-05-1945

Priestly Ordination : 10-10-1970

Nominated Bishop of Muvattupuzha : 18-01-2008

Episcopal Consecration : 09-02-2008

Feast of the Heavenly Patron- St.Julius the Pope : 12th April

 

 

HIS BEATITUDE MORAN MOR BASELIOS CARDINAL CLEEMIS CATHOLICOS is the present head and father of the Syro Malankara Catholic Church.

Born                         : 15-06-1959

Ordained Priest           : 11-06-1986

Announcement as the Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum &

Apostolic Visitor of North America & Europe : 18-06-2001

Consecrated Bishop     : 15-08-2001

Announcement as the Bishop of Tiruvalla : 11-09-2003

Installation as the Bishop of Tiruvalla : 02-10-2003

Announcement as the Metropolitan Archbishop

of Tiruvalla : 15-05-2006

Installation as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla : 10-06-2006

Elected Major Arch Bishop-Catholicos : 10-02-2007

Installation as Major Arch Bishop-Catholicos : 05-03-2007

Elevated to the College of Cardinals : 24-11-2012

Feast of the Heavenly Patron-St-Basil : 01-January

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HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. PHILIPOSE MAR STEPHANOS

HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. ABRAHAM MAR JULIOS

H..E. Most Rev. Abraham Mar Julios, born 25 May 1945, is the Metropolitan Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. Abraham was born to late Shri. Varghese Kakkanattil in Padinjaremannil branch of Paramel family, Cherukole-Kozhenchery and Smt. Annamma Varghese in the village of Kalloopara, Tiruvalla. Having completed his school education, he joined the Infant Mary Minor Seminary, Tiruvalla in 1961. He completed his philosophical studies from St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary at Vadavathoor, Kottayam. He had his theological studies at Propaganda College, Rome. He was ordained priest by Metropolitan Zacharias Mar Athanasios. After his ordination, he served as parish priest of Mycavu and Ounjil in Kozhikkodu. From 1974 to 1979 Abraham Kakkanattu was the Procurator and the Director of the Social Service Society of the Eparchy of Tiruvalla. Meanwhile, he served as the vicar of the parishes of Thalavadi North and South. In 1978 he started Matha Senior Secondary School in Thumboly, Alleppey district.

In 1979 he was sent to Rome for doing higher studies in Bible and completed his Bachelor’s Degree from Biblical Institute of Rome. He also pursued a Diploma in Eastern Languages. He completed scriptural research from Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome and secured a Doctorate in Biblical Theology. He also secured a Master’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Mysore. After the successful completion of his studies, Kakkanattu was appointed the Rector of St. Mary’s Malankara Major Seminary, Trivandrum. The construction of the new building for the seminary began during this time. He undertook journeys abroad and discussions and classes in the eparchies of Syro-Malankara Catholic Church with a view of gaining support for the construction of the Seminary.

From 1990 to 1997 he was the vicar of the St. John’s Cathedral, Tiruvalla and during this time he started St. John’s ITC in Tiruvalla. He had been the president of Horticulture Society, Tiruvalla for seven years. In 1997 he was appointed the vicar of Chengaroor parish and the corporate manager of the School Administration Board of the Eparchy of Tiruvalla. On 5 February 2001, he was appointed the Director of Pushpagiri Medical College, Tiruvalla. He initiated the Nursing College, Pharmacy College, Dental College, Medicity, Pushpagiri Heart Institute, Cyril Baselios Catholicos Hospital, Primary Health Centers at Pulikunnu, Perumthuruthy and Champakulam, Guest Houses and other related institutions. He relentlessly fought for the constitutional rights of Self Financing Colleges and other Minority Institutions.

On 18 January 2008, he was appointed the Metropolitan Bishop of the Eparchy of Muvattupuzha. He was ordained Remban on 30 January 2008 at St. John’s Cathedral, Tiruvalla. Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis Catholicos ordained him Bishop on 9 February 2008 at the Cathedral of Muvattupuzha.

 

 

 

 

HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV.DR.ABRAHAM MAR JULIOS

Born : 25-05-1945

Priestly Ordination : 10-10-1970

Nominated Bishop of Muvattupuzha : 18-01-2008

Episcopal Consecration : 09-02-2008

Feast of the Heavenly Patron- St.Julius the Pope : 12th April

 

 
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HIS BEATITUDE MORAN MOR BASELIOS CARDINAL CLEEMIS CATHOLICOS is the present head and father of the Syro Malankara Catholic Church.

Born                         : 15-06-1959

Ordained Priest           : 11-06-1986

Announcement as the Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum &

Apostolic Visitor of North America & Europe : 18-06-2001

Consecrated Bishop     : 15-08-2001

Announcement as the Bishop of Tiruvalla : 11-09-2003

Installation as the Bishop of Tiruvalla : 02-10-2003

Announcement as the Metropolitan Archbishop

of Tiruvalla : 15-05-2006

Installation as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla : 10-06-2006

Elected Major Arch Bishop-Catholicos : 10-02-2007

Installation as Major Arch Bishop-Catholicos : 05-03-2007

Elevated to the College of Cardinals : 24-11-2012

Feast of the Heavenly Patron-St-Basil : 01-January

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HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. YOOHANON MAR CHRYSOSTOM
HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. JOSHUA MAR IGNATHIOS
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HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. JOSEPH MAR THOMAS
HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. BISHOP JACOB MAR BARNABAS
HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. VINCENT MAR PAULOS
HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. THOMAS MAR EUSEBIUS
HIS EXCELLENCY REV. THOMAS MAR ANTHONIOS OIC
HIS EXCELLENCY MOST REV. SAMUEL MAR IRENIOS
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