MEET OUR BISHOPS
The Mar Thoma Church Bishops
HIS GRACE THE MOST REV. DR. PHILIPOSE MAR CHRYSOSTOM MAR THOMA METROPOLITAN/
His Grace The Valiya Metropolitan
The administrative acumen of His Grace is far beyond what words can express. He is a spiritual leader, compassionate at heart and a wonderful team man. He was in charge of different Dioceses in Kerala and also was Missionary Bishop for many years. He is presently Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan.
HIS GRACE THE MOST REV. DR. JOSEPH MAR THOMA METROPOLITAN/
His Grace the Metropolitan
Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan belongs to the Palakkunnathu family in Maramon from which have come Abraham Malpan, the reformer and the first four Bishops of the Church after the reformation. Presently, he is in charge of the Niranam - Maramon Diocese.
RT. REV. GEEVARGHESE MAR ATHANASIUS SUFFRAGAN METROPOLITAN/
Diocese : Ranni Nilackel Diocese
After graduation from Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, he went for Theological training at the Leonard Theological College, Jabalpur. He was ordained as ‘Kasseesa’ in 1969 and subsequently served as Vicar of many Parishes including Mumbai, Kottayam and Madras. Presently, he is in charge of Ranni Nilackel Diocese.
RT. REV. DR. GEEVARGHESE MAR THEODOSIUS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : North America – Europe
Mar Theodosius studied at Baselious College, Kottayam and Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla. From 1973 onwards, he was in charge of several parishes including Mumbai, Calcutta, Toronto and Nanthancode. He is presently the Episcopa of the North America - Europe Diocese.
RT. REV. DR. EUYAKIM MAR COORILOS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Kottarakara Punalur Diocese
After completing his degree and Post Graduate studies from Sacred Heart College, Thevara, he joined Mar Thoma Seminary, Kottayam for Theological education. He was the Sahayi Methran of the Niranam Maramon Diocese. Presently, he is the Diocesan Bishop of the Kottarakara Punalur Diocese.
RT. REV. JOSEPH MAR BARNABAS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Adoor - Malaysia - Singapore - Australia - New Zealand Dioceses
Ordained in 1976, he has served in different Parishes in Anakulam, Mumbai, Chempur, Thurithicad and North Madras. He was in charge of Edmonton Parish in Canada and was consecrated as Bishop on October 2, 1993. Presently, he is in charge of the Adoor and Malaysia - Singapore - Australia-New Zealand Dioceses.
RT. REV. THOMAS MAR TIMOTHEOS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Thiruvananthapuram - Kollam Diocese
He was ordained in 1983 and served as a Parish priest in various places - Surat, Barooch, Vapi and Gudalur. He was consecrated as Bishop on October 2 1993. Presently, he is the Diocese Bishop of Thiruvananthapuram - Kollam Diocese and President of the Mar Thoma Evangelistic Association.
RT. REV. DR. ISAAC MAR PHILOXENOS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Chennai - Bangalore Diocese
He secured Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University. While being a lecturer at Mar Thoma theological Seminary was elected to be the bishop of Mar Thoma Syrian Church and consecrated in 1993. He is now in charge of the Chennai - Bangalore Diocese of the Mar Thoma Church.
RT. REV. DR. ABRAHAM MAR PAULOS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Delhi Diocese
Dr. Abraham Mar Paulos was consecrated as Episcopa on the Silver Jubilee year of priesthood and served in several parishes including Bangalore and Boston. He was in charge of Thiruvananthapuram - Kollam Diocese, Mumbai and Delhi Dioceses. He is presently in Charge of the Delhi Diocese.
RT. REV. DR. MATHEWS MAR MAKARIOS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Kottayam – Kochi Diocese
Makarios Thirumeni was ordained as a Deacon on April 21, 1978 and as a priest on May 22, 1978. He was ordained as a Ramban on May 7, 2011 and consecrated as an Episcopa on August 13, 2011. He is presently in charge of the Kottayam – Kochi Diocese.
RT. REV. GREGORIOS MAR STEPHANOS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Kunnamkulam - Malabar Diocese
He was ordained as a Ramban on May 7, 2011 and consecrated as an Episcopa on August 13, 2011. He has received several awards, including Vijayasree award in 1999 and International Millennium Gold Star Award in 2000. He is presently Episcopa of the Kunnamkulam - Malabar Diocese.
RT. REV. DR. THOMAS MAR THEETHOS EPISCOPA/
Diocese : Mumbai Diocese
He was ordained as a Ramban on May 7, 2011 and consecrated as an Episcopa on August 13, 2011. Thirumeni served as Bishop Secretary to Most Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom, Valiya Metropolitan. He is presently in Charge of the Mumbai Diocese.