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KCBC Meeting   

KCBC Meeting on 6th and 7th December 2017 at POC 

KCSL CC Meeting   

KCSL CC Meeting on 9th December 2017 at 10.00am

Care Homes Meeting   

Care Homes Meeting on 9th December 2017 at 9.00am 

CHAI Meeting   

CHAI Meeting on 13th to 15th December 2017 at 9.30am

Witness and Vigilance - Kottayam   

Witness and Vigilance on 16th December 2017 at Kottayam 

KCF Meeting and Election   

KCF Meeting and Election on 17th December 2017 at POC

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses of Mercy Seminar on 18th December to 21st December 2017 at POC 

Interreligious Christmas Celebration   

Interreligious Christmas Celebration on 21st December 2017 at POC 


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His Excellency Dr. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom
His Excellency Dr. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom
Santhome Catholic Bishops House Nannuvadakkad
Santhome Catholic Bishops House Nannuvadakkade P.O, Pathanamthitta - 689 645
0468-2223100
diocesepta@gmail.com

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Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom (born 19 May 1944) is the Metropolitan Bishop of the Eparchy of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. He was the third son of Abraham and Achiyamma of the Kalloor family at Kadammanitta, in Pathanamthitta District. Education[edit] He completed his secondary education at Government High School, Kadammanitta. He joined St. Aloysius Seminary, Trivandrum. After the completion of his minor seminary formation, he was sent to Trichy to study philosophy and theology. He was ordained a priest by Benedict Mar Gregorios on 5 May 1973. Ministry[edit] He started his pastoral ministry as the assistant vicar in the parishes around Balaramapuram. Later he has become the vicar of parishes of Venniyoor, Mulloor, Chowara and Vizhinjam. Then he was appointed as the director of St. Johns Leprosy and HIV Care Services at Pirappencode. Then he was sent to do mission work in North America. When the Malankara Catholic Mission in North America was officially inaugurated he was appointed as the co-ordinator. In 1997 he was raised to the status of a Cor-episcopo. Pope John Paul II appointed John Kalloor Cor-episcopo as the second bishop of the Eparchy of Marthandom on 16 April 1998. He was ordained a bishop with the name Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom by Archbishop Cyril Mar Baselios at Mar Ivanios Stadium, Trivandrum, on 29 June 1998. He was installed as the bishop of Marthandom on 1 July 1998 at Marthandom Cathedral. Baselios Cleemis appointed Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom as the bishop of the newly created Eparchy of Pathanamthitta on 25 January 2010; he was enthroned on 20 March 2010.[1] Before being appointed a Bishop, John Kalloor served the Archdiocese of Washington for many years. Based at Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian parish in Washington, DC, he was a chaplain for DC General Hospital and coordinated ministry for Syro-Malankara rite Catholics in the United States.[2]

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