Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Irinjalakuda

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Irinjalakuda / Irinialakuden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trichur

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.01.18 – ...):Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (62)Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (62)Bishop Pauly Kannookadan (62)
(2010.01.18 – ...)

Bishop of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India)

As you did it to the least one you did it to me

Born:1961.12.14 (Kuzhikattussery, India)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.18

Priest of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1985.12.28 – 2010.01.18)

Bishop of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2010.01.18 – ...)

Bishop James Pazhayattil
(1978.06.22 – 2010.01.18)

Born:1934.07.26 (India)
Ordained Priest:1961.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:1978.09.10
Died:2016.07.10 († 81)

Bishop of Irinjalakuda of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1978.06.22 – 2010.01.18)

Special Churches

Trichur (↑), Ramanathapuram (↗), Kothamangalam (↘), Ernakulam–Angamaly (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 1,180 km²

Population: 271,012 Catholics (19.0% of 1,424,100 total)

Pastoral Centres: 141 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 350 priests (218 diocesan, 132 religious), 2,206 religious (214 brothers, 1,992 sisters), 71 seminarians

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