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Temperance Commission Meeting   

Temperance Commission Meeting on 3rd October 2017 at 10.00am

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses of Mercy Seminar on 9th October 2017 at Kumbalangi

KTA General Body Meeting   

KTA General Body Meeting(Abp.Soosa Pakiam)on 12th October 2017 at 10.00am

CHAI Meeting   

CHAI Meeting ( MT Auditorioum ) on 12th October 2017 at 9.00am

Bible Commission - Managing Council Meeting   

Bible Commission - Managing Council Meeting on 14th October 2017 at 1.30PM

KLM Executive Meeting   

KLM Executive Meeting on 17th October 2017 at 5.00pm 

College Managers Meeting   

College Managers Meeting on 18th October 2017 at 10.00am to 4.00pm 

KLM Directors Meeting   

KLM Directors Meeting on 18th October 2017 at 11.00am

Bible Class   

Bible Class ( Bp. Jacob Manathodath ) on 19th October 2017 at POC 

School Managers Meeting   

School Managers Meeting on 19th October 2017 at 10.00am 

Missionaries Meet - Prayer Day   

Missionaries Meet (Prayer Day) on 21st October 2017 at 10.00am

Missionaries Meet - Committee   

Missionaries Meet - Committee on 21st October 2017 at 2.00pm

Jesus Fraternity - Volunteers Training   

Jesus Fraternity - Volunteers Training on 23rd October 2017 at 10.00am 

CRI Executive Conference   

CRI Executive Conference on 28th October 2017 at 10.00am 


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His Excellency Mar George Punnakottil
His Excellency Mar George Punnakottil
bishop's house Kothamangalam

  Birth  13-09-- YY -
 
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H.E.Mar George Punnakottil was born on 13th September 1936 at Thazhavankunnu. After matriculation in 1953 from Infant Jesus High School Vazhakulam he joined the Minor Seminary at Kothamangalam. He did his philosophical studies at St.Josephs Pontifical Seminary Mangalapuzha. His theological studies were at Pontifical Urban University in Rome. He was ordained a presbyter in Rome on 18th October1961 through the imposition of hands by Mar Mathew Kavukatt, the then Metropolitan of Changancherry. He took licentiate in the study of the Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and doctorate in Biblical theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University Rome. His first appointment in the Eparchy was as the Assistant Parish Priest of St. Georges Cathedral Kothamangalam. In 1968 he joined the staff of the St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary Vadavathoor. He was the professor of the Sacred Scripture and Theology. In 1974 he left for the United State of America on sabbatical year to pursue his studies. He obtained a masters degree in International relations from the Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennesse State in 1976. He was a visiting scholar in Union Theological Seminary in 1978. Coming back to India in 1976 he resumed his office as profess or at St.Thomas Apostolic Seminary Vadavathoor. He served the seminary also as Vice Rector and Editor to the periodical Bible Bhashyam. He has written a number of scholarly articles in periodicals and two books on the Bible. On 16th February 1977 he was appointed the Bishop of the diocese of Kothamangalam. His Episcopal Ordination was on 24th April 1977. At present he holds the offices of: Vice-president of Kerala Catholic Bishops Conference Chairman, Episcopal Commission for St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, Alwaye

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