Syro-Malankar Diocese of

Pathanamthitta

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malankar (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Pathanamthitta / Pathanamthitten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Thomas

History

Contact Info

Address: Catholic Bishop’s House, Pathanamthitta, 689645, Kerala, India

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.06.07 – ...):Bishop Samuel Irenios Kattukallil (71)Bishop Samuel Irenios Kattukallil (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pathanamthitta (Syro-Malankar Rite)

Bishop Samuel Irenios Kattukallil (71)Bishop Samuel Irenios Kattukallil (71)
(2019.06.07 – ...)

Bishop of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India)

Born:1952.05.13 (Kadammanitta, India)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2010.03.13

Priest of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1978.12.22 – 2010.01.25)

Titular Bishop of Tamalluma (2010.01.25 – 2018.04.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2010.01.25 – 2018.04.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2018.04.10 – 2019.06.07)

Bishop of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2019.06.07 – ...)

Bishop Yoohanon Chrysostom Kalloor (79)Bishop Yoohanon Chrysostom Kalloor (79)
(2010.01.25 – 2019.06.07)

Bishop emeritus of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India)

To love God and neighbour

Born:1944.05.19 (Kadammanitta, India)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.29

Bishop of Marthandam of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1998.04.16 – 2010.01.25)

Bishop of Pathanamthitta of the Syro-Malankars (India) (2010.01.25 – 2019.06.07)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Mavelikkara (←), Tiruvalla (↖), Trivandrum (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 2,642 km²

Population: 40,773 Catholics (3.6% of 1,136,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 100 parishes

Personnel: 78 priests (72 diocesan, 6 religious), 123 religious (6 brothers, 117 sisters), 35 seminarians

Population

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Priests

Deacons

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.04.14

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