Kerala Church rejoices on the release of Fr Tom Uzhunnalil
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Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar on 12th  to 17th February 2018 at POC 

PRO and Media Directors Meeting   

PRO and Media Directors Meeting on 15th February 2018 at 10.00am to 4.00pm  ( Bp. Joshua Mar Ignathius )

Bible Commission Meeting   

Bible Commission Meeting on 15th February 2018 at 10.00am to 4.00pm ( Bp. Abraham Mar Julios )

KCMS Post Jubilarians Meet   

KCMS Post Jubilarians Meet on 24th February 2018 at POC 

Family Commission - Prolife Training for Doctors   

Family Commission - Prolife Training for Doctors on 25th February 2018 at 9.00am 

KCBC - Secretaries Planning Meeting   

KCBC - Secretaries Planning Meeting on 27th February 2018 at POC 

Education Meeting   

Education Meeting on 28th February 2018 at POC 

K C F Executive Meeting   

K C F Executive Meeting 3rd March at 5.pm

Youth Commission Meeting   

Youth Commission Meeting 

Jesus Fraternity Meeting   

Jesus Fraternity Meeting on 11th March 2018 at L F auditorium




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

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


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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