Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Parassala

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Parassala / Parassalan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Teresa of Calcutta

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.08.05 – ...):Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparampil (62)Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparampil (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Parassala (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparampil (62)Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparampil (62)
(2017.08.05 – ...)

Bishop of Parassala of the Syro-Malankars (India)

To be everything to everyone in Christ

Born:1961.06.06 (Mylapra, India)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.21

Priest of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1986.12.29 – 2010.07.14)

Titular Bishop of Lares (2010.07.14 – 2016.01.04)

Bishop of Saint Mary, Queen of Peace, of the United States of America and Canada of the Syro-Malankars (USA) (2010.07.14 – 2016.01.04)

Apostolic Visitator in Canada of the Syro-Malankars (2010.07.14 – 2016.01.04)

Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Syro-Malankars (2010.07.14 – 2017.08.05)

Bishop of Saint Mary, Queen of Peace, of the United States of America and Canada of the Syro-Malankars (USA) (2016.01.04 – 2017.08.05)

Bishop of Parassala of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2017.08.05 – ...)

Special Churches

Trivandrum (↖), Marthandam (→)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Population: 37,500 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 103 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 50 priests (45 diocesan, 5 religious), 31 religious (6 brothers, 25 sisters), 21 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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