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Diocesan Council - Yesteryears

Rt. Rev. Geevarghese Mar Athanasius Episcopa

Rt. Rev. Geevarghese Mar Athanasius Episcopa Episcopa Thirumeni After graduation from Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, He went for Theological training at the Leonard Theological College, Jabalpur. He was ordained as 'Kasseesa' in 1969 and subsequently served as Vicar of many Parishes including Mumbai, Kottayam and Madras. From 1975 to '76 he was at Toronto, Canada for higher theological training.

On December 9, 1989 he was consecrated as Bishop. At present, He is in charge of Ranni Nilackel Diocese. Mar Athanasius served as Vice President of the Governing Board of Leonard Theological College and as President of the National Missionary Society. He was instrumental in the completion of the Diocesan headquarters at Delhi. ( ... read more )

Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa

Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa Diocesan Secretary : 1990 - 1993 Born at Attupurathu House, Mavelikkara, Kerala, had college education at Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara and Banaras Hindu University and studied theology at Bishops College, Kolkota and Princeton Theological Seminary. Secured Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University on the topic "Doctrine of grace in Vaishnavism and Christianity". This helped in initiating inter – religious dialogue in the Indian context with people of other faiths.

While being a lecturer at Mar Thoma theological Seminary was elected to be the bishop of Mar Thoma Syrian Church and consecrated in 1993. Now in charge of the Chennai - Bangalore Diocese of the Mar Thoma Church. ( ... read more )

Mr. P T Thomas

Mr. P T Thomas Diocesan Treasurer : 1990 - 1993

Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa

Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa Episcopa Thirumeni : 1994 - 2001 Born at Attupurathu House, Mavelikkara, Kerala, had college education at Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara and Banaras Hindu University and studied theology at Bishops College, Kolkota and Princeton Theological Seminary. Secured Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University on the topic "Doctrine of grace in Vaishnavism and Christianity". This helped in initiating inter – religious dialogue in the Indian context with people of other faiths.

While being a lecturer at Mar Thoma theological Seminary was elected to be the bishop of Mar Thoma Syrian Church and consecrated in 1993. Now in charge of the Chennai - Bangalore Diocese of the Mar Thoma Church. ( ... read more )

Rev. John John

Rev. John John Diocesan Secretary : 1993 - 1995

Rev. C V Symon

Rev. C V Symon Diocesan Secretary : 1995 - 1996

Mr. Sunny John

Mr. Sunny John Diocesan Treasurer : 1993 - 1996

Rev. Dr. Cherian Thomas

Rev. Dr. Cherian Thomas Diocesan Secretary : 1996 - 1999

Mr. E P Abraham

Mr. E P Abraham Diocesan Treasurer : 1996 - 1999

Rev. Dr. Moni Mathew

Rev. Dr. Moni Mathew Diocesan Secretary : 1999 - 2002

Mr. Mohan George

Mr. Mohan George Diocesan Treasurer : 1999 - 2002

Rt. Rev. Joseph Mar Barnabas Episcopa

Rt. Rev. Joseph Mar Barnabas Episcopa Episcopa Thirumeni : 2001 - 2008 Mar Barnabas took his degree from CMS College, Kottayam and later on studied at Bishop's College, Kolkatta.

Ordained in 1976, he has served in different Parishes in Anakulam, Mumbai, Chempur, Thurithicad, North Madras and Edmonton Parish in Canada.

He was consecrated as Bishop on October 2, 1993 along with Mar Timotheos and Mar Philoxenos. Presently, He is in charge of the Adoor and Malaysia - Singapore - Australia Dioceses. ( ... read more )

Rev. Dr. Jayan Thomas

Rev. Dr. Jayan Thomas Diocesan Secretary : 2002 - 2005

Mr. E P John

Mr. E P John Diocesan Treasurer : 2002 - 2005

Rev. Dr. T J Thomas

Rev. Dr. T J Thomas Diocesan Secretary : 2005 - 2008

Mr. A T Roy

Mr. A T Roy Diocesan Treasurer : 2005 - 2008

Rt. Rev. Dr. Abraham Mar Paulos Episcopa

Rt. Rev. Dr. Abraham Mar Paulos Episcopa Episcopa Thirumeni : 2008 - 2011 Dr. Abraham Mar Paulos hails from Kanjirathara family, Kottayam. St. Peters Mar Thoma Church, Manganam is his Home Parish. His basic education was at Government L P School, Muttambalam, M T Seminary High School, Kottayam, CMS College, Kottayam and Basileos College, Kottayam. He had his Theological training from Mar Thoma Theological Seminary, Kottayam and Princeton University. He took Doctorate in Christian Education from Boston University.

He had been ordained as Deacon on 31/05/1980 by Dr. Joseph Mar Irenaeus Suffragan Metropolitan at Manganam St. Peters Mar Thoma Church. His Ordination as Kassessa was on 28/06/1980 at St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church, Tiruvalla, by Dr. Alexander Mar Thoma Valia Metropolitan. The Sabha Prathinidhi Mandalam held on 11/01/2005 elected him as the Episcopa of the Church. He was ordained as Ramban on 11/02/2005 at Jerusalem Mar Thoma Church, Kottayam by Geevarghese Mar Athanasius Episcopa

On 14th May, 2005 he was consecrated as Episcopa of the Church at S C Seminary Tiruvalla by Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Metropolitan. ( ... read more )

Rev. John G Mathews

Rev. John G Mathews Diocesan Secretary : 2007 - 2010

Rev. Shibu P V

Rev. Shibu P V Diocesan Secretary : 2010 - 2012

Rev. Dr. Kurian Thomas

Rev. Dr. Kurian Thomas Diocesan Secretary : 2008 - 2011

Mr. Philips John

Mr. Philips John Diocesan Treasurer : 2008 - 2011

Rev. Shibu P V

Rev. Shibu P V Diocesan Secretary : 2011 - 2012

Mr. George P Kurien

Mr. George P Kurien Diocesan Treasurer : 2011 - 2014

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