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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


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His Excellency Mar Jacob Manathodath
His Excellency Mar Jacob Manathodath
Bishop's House,Noorani
Bishop's House, P. B. No.4 Noorani P.O., Palghat - 678 004
04912-525129, 2515277
palghat_diocese@dataone.in

  Birth  22-02-- YY -
 
  Ordination
 4-11-1972
 
   Feast  25-7-- YY -
 

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Jacob Mamathodath was born on 22nd February 1947 at Kodamthuruth, Palakkad as the eldest son of Kurian and Kathreena. He has one brother and five sisters. Jacob had his primary education in the L.P. School Kodamthuruth and High School studies in the E.C. E.K. Union High School, Kuthiathode. After S.S.L.C. he Joined the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Ernakulam. Two years later he was sent to the Papal Seminary, Pune, where he took Licentiate in Philosophy and Master’s Degree in Theology. He was ordained priest on 4th November 1972. In 1979 Fr. Jacob was sent to Rome for higher studies. He Took Doctorate in Theology from the Gregorian University, Rome. After ordination, Fr. Jacob was first appointed Assistant Vicar of St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica, Ernakulam and then Private Secretary to the late Mar Joseph Cardinal Precattil. After his return from Rome in 1984, he served the Archdiocese of Ernakulam in various capacities, as Archdiocesan Secretary, Secretary to Mar Antony Cardinal Padiyara, Promoter of Justice and Defender of Bond at the Archdiocesan Tribunal, Chancellor, Parish Priest at Elamakara and Chempu, Eparchial Consulter, Executive Secretary of Save a Family Plan (India) and the Editor of “Ernakulam Missam”. In 1990 he was appointed Professor at St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Aluva. On 6th September 1992 he was nominated titular bishop of Abydus and bishop Auxiliary of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam. He was ordained Bishop on 28th November 1992 and appointed Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam. His Holiness Pope John Paul II appointed him Bishop of Palghat on 11th November 1996. He took Canonical possession of the Eparchy on February1, 1997

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