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KCSL Meeting   

KCSL Meeting on 5th August 2017 at 10.00am

Managers Meeting ( Unaided )   

Managers meeting ( Unaided ) on 7th August 2017 at 2.00pm

Bishops Annual Retreat   

Bishops Annual Retreat from 7th August to 11th August 2017 at Mound St.Thomas Kakkanad

CHAI Meeting   

CHAI Kerala and KCBC Health Commision meeting on 8th August 2017 at 10.00am to 4.00pm

POC Jubilee Program Committee Meeting   

POC Jubilee Program Committee Meeting on 9th August 2017 at 10.00am

Finalization Of Jubilee Program   

Finalization Of Jubilee Program on 9th August 2017 at 8.30pm

PMP Training   

PMP Training on 12th August 2017 at 10.00am

KCSL Meeting   

KCSL Meeting on 12th August 2017 at 10.00am to 1.30pm

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar on 28th August to 2nd September2017 at POC

Prolife Meeting   

Prolife Meeting on 12th August 2017 at POC

Tax Consultation Meeting   

Tax Consultation Meeting on 21st August 2017 at 3.00pm

Women's Commission Executive Meeting   

Women's Commission Executive Meeting on 22nd August 2017 at POC 

Sunday School Award ( Mathew Nadakkal Award )   

Sunday School Award ( Mathew Nadakkal Award ) on 26th August 2017 at Mavelikara

Bible Commission Meeting   

Bible Commission Meeting on 31st August 2017 at POC ( B.P Abraham Mar Julios )


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

  Birth  13-09-- YY -
 
  Ordination
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   Feast  - DD --- MM --- 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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