His Grace was Born on 18-12-1952 as the son of Palamoottil Mathews and Mercy. Home parish is St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Kollam Diocese. After completing the formal education , Joined the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam secured GST and BD degrees.
His Grace took his Ph. D – Fordam University amd M. R. E – Gorden Conwell Theological Seminary, America
His Grace is well versed in different languages such as Malayalam, English, Greek, Hebrew, Amarac, Syriac.
His Grace took several key positions of the church as Professor, Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, Secretary, Ecumenical Relations Committee, General Secretary, Orthodox Vydikasangam, Co-Secretary, Orthodox – Catholic Church Dialogue, Delegate, W. C. C Commission of Educational and Ecumenical Formation, Representative of the Church in many international Conferences, Registrar, F.F.R.R.C, Dean, Doctoral Studies.
He is elected as the Metropolitan candidate on 17th February at the Malankara Association held at Sasthamkotta. He is consecrated as Metropolitan on 12th May 2010 at Mar Elia Cathedral, Kottayam.His Grace is serving the Delhi Diocese as its Metropolitan.
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