Diocesan/Bishop Secretary


Rev. Manoj Idiculla , Diocesan/Bishop’s Secretary

Rev. Manoj Idiculla serves as the Diocesan and Bishop’s Secretary. He is a Member of the Mar Thoma Church, Coimbatore and his native place is Mepral, Thiruvalla.

 After completing BA in English Language & Literature from the Mahatma Gandhi University and BD in Theology from the Serampore University, he was ordained as a deacon of the Mar Thoma Church on July 2nd, 2002 and priest on July 25th, 2002. During his 16 years of Ministry, he has served in many parishes in India and was the Diocesan-Bishop’s Secretary in the Chennai Bangalore Diocese of the Mar Thoma Church. He was also involved in the Mission outreach programs, Youth and Students Ministry of the Church. He has been a member of the United Christian Forum for Human Rights in Bangalore, India.

 Faith in Practice and Reaching out to the unreached with the message of God’s love is his passion. His desire is to reach out to the students staying far from home for their studies and get them connected to the love of God by giving them necessary moral and spiritual guidance. He lives in the Sinai Mar Thoma Center, Merrick, New York. His interest includes reading, music, travel, gardening and playing soccer.


Served in the following Parishes and organizations

St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church, St Thomas Mount, Chennai 2002 - 2005
The Mar Thoma Church, Primrose Road, Bangalore 2005 - 2008
Trinity Mar Thoma Church, Rajajinagar, Bangalore West 2008 - 2012
Christos Mar Thoma Church, Kengeri, Bangalore 2008 - 2012
Diocesan/Bishop’s Secretary of Chennai-Bangalore Diocese 2012 - 2016
Jerusalem Mar Thoma Church, Connecticut 2016 - 2017
Carmel Mar Thoma Church, Boston, Massachusetts 2016 – 2018
Spiritual Advisor at the Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 2016 – 2018
Vice President of the Mar Thoma Suvishesha Sevika Sangam in the Diocese of NAE.
Diocesan Council Member of Chennai - Bangalore Diocese.
Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam Vice President - Chennai - Bangalore Diocese.
Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam Centre President - Bangalore Center.
Coordinator of Students Chaplaincy - Bangalore and Chennai Region.
Secretary of Bangalore Region Clergy and Family Fellowship.

Wife: Golda Manoj(Manju) - Native Parish - St. Thomas MTC, Pandanad.
Children: Reuben Mathews Manoj , Rebecca Miriam Manoj.