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KCBC Secretaries Meeting   

KCBC Secretaries Meeting on 9th November 2017  at 9.30am

KCYM Former Leaders Meet   

KCYM Former Leaders Meet on 11th November 2017 at 4.00pm

Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Sebastian Vaniyapurackal   

Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Sebastian Vaniyapurackal on 12th November 2017 at Kanjirapilly

KCBC Vocation Commission Meeting   

KCBC Vocation Commission Meeting ( Bp. Vincent Samuel ) on 16th November 2017 at 10.00am

Family Commission General Body Meeting   

Family Commission General Body Meeting on 17th November 2017 at 10.00am

KCMS Formators Programme   

KCMS Formators Programme on 18th November 2017 at POC 

Logos Quiz State Level Programme   

Logos Quiz State Level Programme on 21st November 2017 

Logos Quiz Final   

Logos Quiz Final on 26th November 2017 


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His Excellency, Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Athipozhiyil
His Excellency, Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Athipozhiyil
Bishop's House, Alappuzha
Bishop's House, P B. Wo. 4804 Alappuzha-6880
0477-2244011,2243363
bishop@dioceseofalleppey.org

  Birth  18-05-- YY -
 
  Ordination
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   Feast  26-12-- YY -
 

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Bishop Stephen Athipozhyil was born on May 18, 1944, in Allepey diocese, Kerala state. He completed high school studies in 1960 and joined the dioceses Sacred Heart Minor Seminary in June of that year. After being sent to study to the Papal Seminary in Pune to study philosophy and theology, he was ordained a priest at Mount Carmel Cathedral, by Bishop Michael Arattukulam of Alleppey. He served as prefect of the diocesan minor seminary and as parish priest in Omanappuzha. After earning an M.A.in philosophy from University College, Trivandrum, in 1982, he was appointed Rector of the minor seminary, Principal of Leo XIII English Primary School and Manager of Leo XIII High School. Then he was appointed to the teaching staff of St. Josephs Pontifical Seminary, Alwaye. He also served the diocese as Diocesan Consultor and also as Executive Director of the dioceses social welfare society. He was appointed coadjutor bishop with right of succession on Nov. 16, 2000. His consecration took place on Feb. 11, 2001, and he succeeded Bishop Peter M. Chenaparampil on Dec. 9, 2001 as Bishop of Alleppey. Bishop Athipozhyil is a member of the Justice, Peace and Development Commission of the Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC), chairman of the KCBC Commission for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Backward ommunities and Vice Chairman of the KCBC Charismatic Commission.

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