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Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar   

Witnesses Of Mercy Seminar on 12th  to 17th February 2018 at POC 

PRO and Media Directors Meeting   

PRO and Media Directors Meeting on 15th February 2018 at 10.00am to 4.00pm  ( Bp. Joshua Mar Ignathius )

Bible Commission Meeting   

Bible Commission Meeting on 15th February 2018 at 10.00am to 4.00pm ( Bp. Abraham Mar Julios )

KCMS Post Jubilarians Meet   

KCMS Post Jubilarians Meet on 24th February 2018 at POC 

Family Commission - Prolife Training for Doctors   

Family Commission - Prolife Training for Doctors on 25th February 2018 at 9.00am 

KCBC - Secretaries Planning Meeting   

KCBC - Secretaries Planning Meeting on 27th February 2018 at POC 

Education Meeting   

Education Meeting on 28th February 2018 at POC 

K C F Executive Meeting   

K C F Executive Meeting 3rd March at 5.pm

Youth Commission Meeting   

Youth Commission Meeting 

Jesus Fraternity Meeting   

Jesus Fraternity Meeting on 11th March 2018 at L F auditorium


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His Excellency Mar George Valiamattam
His Excellency Mar George Valiamattam
Bishop's House Tellicherry

  Birth  16-09-- YY -
 
  Ordination
 30-11-1963
 
   Feast  - DD --- MM --- YY -
 

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Mar George Valiamattam was born on 16th September, 1938 at Punnathara in the archdiocese of Changanassery as the eldest son of Thomas and Annamma Valiamattam. His family later migrated to Kodencherry in Calicut District. He had his school education at Nariveli and Punnathara and minor seminary studies at St. Mary’s Thope, Thrissur, Philosophical studies at Carmelgiri, Aluva, and Theological studies at the Propaganda University, Rome. He was ordained priest by Mar Sebastian Valloppilly on 30th November 1963 in Rome. After his ordination he took his doctorate in theology from the Gregorian University, Rome in 1967. He served the eparchy as assistant vicar of St. Mary’s Church Kodencherry, Vicar of St. Mary’s Church Thalanji, Secretary to the Bishop, Chancellor of the diocese, Diocesan Director of Catechism and Mission League and as Rector of the Minor Seminary. He served in the diocese of Thamarassery in the capacity of chancellor, secretary and Director of Catechism. When nominated the second Bishop of Tellicherry, he was Forane Vicar at St. Thomas Forane Church, Shirady. He was consecrated Bishop at St. Joseph’s Cathedral Tellicherry by the Major Archbishop His Beatitude Mar Antony Cardinal Padiyara, Assisted by Joseph Powathil, Archbiship of Changanassery and Mar Sebastian Valloppilly, on May 1st 1989 and assumed office on the same day. When the eparchy of Tellicherry was raised ot the status of Metropolitan Archeparchy, he was promoted and appointed as its first Metropolitan Archbishop on May 18th 1995.On July 24th 1995, he was installed as the Archbishop at a solemn ceremony in St. Joseph’s Cathedral Presided over by the Major Archbishop his Beatitude Mar Antony Cardinal Padiyara.

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