His Grace The Most Rev Dr Theodosius Mar Thoma Metropolitan
The Most Rev. Dr. Theodosius Mar Thoma Metropolitan
|Parents||Ashtamudi Kizhakkechakkalayil Dr K J Chacko and Mary Chacko|
|Born on||February 19, 1949|
|Ordained as Deacon||June 24, 1972|
|Ordained as Kassissa||February 24, 1973|
|Ordained as Ramban||November 4, 1989|
|Consecrated as Episcopa||December 9, 1989|
The Most Rev. Dr. Theodosius Mar Thoma Metropolitan,
|Mar Theodosius studied at Baselious College, Kottayam and Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla. After taking a degree in Science he joined Leonard Theological College and took BD Degree in 1972. His ordination as Kasseesa was in the year 1973. In 1980 he took a Master’s Degree in Comparative Religions from Visva Bharathi University and Doctorate from Mc Master University, Hamilton, Canada in 1986. He was consecrated as Episcopa on December 9, 1989 along with Mar Athanasius and Mar Coorilos.
From 1973 onwards he was in charge of several parishes including Mumbai, Calcutta, Toronto and Nanthancode and he served as Director of Thomas Mar Athanasius Orientation Centre, Manganam. On consecration as Episcopa he was given charge of Kunnamkulam- Madras Diocese. Now he is in charge of Chennai - Bangalore and Malaysia-Singapore & Australia Dioceses.