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Bible Society Meeting   

 7th Nov. Bible Society Managing Council Meeting St. Peter’s Hall at 3 pm

Bible Class   

7th Nov.Bible Class L.F. Auditorium 05.30 pm

Family Commission   

8th Nov.Family Commission General Body Meeting Bp. Sebastian Adyanthrth St. Paul’s Hall at 10.00 am

Moral Science Meeting   

8th Nov.Moral Science Meeting St. Peter’s Hall at 10.30 am

Catholic Lawyer’s Meet   

8th Nov.Catholic Lawyer’s Meet BeginsL.F. Auditorium10.30 am

Theology Course   

8th Nov.Theology Course St. Peter’s Hall at 05.30 pm

Caritas India   

9th Nov. Caritas India Begins St. Paul’s Hall at 10.00 am

Catholic Lawyer’s Meet   

 10th Nov.Catholic Lawyer’s Meet Concludes L.F. Auditorium at 02.00 pm


10th Nov. Caritas India Concludes St. Paul’s Hall at 02.00 pm

Psychology Class   

10th Nov. Psychology Class L.F. Auditorium at 02.00 pm

PTI - Formators Course   

12th Nov. PTI - Formators Course BeginsL.F. Auditorium09.00 am

Bible Class   

14 th Nov. Bible Class L.F. Auditorium at 05.30 pm

Catholic Focus – Media Training   

15th Nov. Catholic Focus – Media Training St. Paul’s Hall at 09.00 am

Theology Course   

15th Nov. Theology Course St. Peter’s Hall at 05.30 pm





His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Karikkassery
His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Karikkassery
Bishop's House, Kottappuram
Bishop's House, Kottappuram - 680 667
0480-2802865, 2802165

  Birth  13-2-- YY -
   Feast  - DD --0-- YY -


Bishop Joseph Karikkassery hails from Karthedom, one of the largest parishes in the island of Vypin. He was born on 13th February 1946. He joined the minor seminary at Ernakulam on May 31, 1960. After his philosophical studies at St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Carmelgiri, Aluva, he started theological studies at Mangalapuzha Pontifical Seminary, and was ordained priest on December 19, 1973 by the then Archbishop of Verapoly Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Kelanthara. He served as assistant parish priest at Kottapuram St. Micheal’s Church for three years and as vicar at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Elamkulam for five years. Then he was appointed Director of the Holy Angel Institute, Kalamassery. These five years he lived in the orphanage attached to it, with the orphans there. Later, he served as parish priest at Perumanoor, Palarivattom, Chathiyath, Cheranellor and Kuttikattukara. These are some of the largest parishes in the Archdiocese. He has also served as the Vice Rector of St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, Carmelgiri. In March 2002 he was appointed Rector of the Minor Seminary Kalamassery. On February 1, 2006 he was made the Vicar General of Archdiocese of Verapoly. Pope Benedict XVI on November 25, 2006, nominated him Auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Verapoly and titular bishop of Buxentum (Capo Della Foresta). His episcopal ordination took place at the National Shrine - Basilica of Our Lady of Vallarpadam on December 28, 2006. Pope Benedict XVI on Dec. 10, 2010, appointed him as the boshop of Kottapuram diocese.

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