Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Irinjalakuda
Rev. Dr. Pauly Kannokadan, the Bishop of Irinjalakkuda Dicocese, hails from the parish of St. Mary’s Church Kuzhikattussery of the Eparchy of Irinjalakuda. After his High School Studies at Aloor, he joined at St. Mary’s Petit Seminary, Thope, Thrissur. He had his philosophical and theological formation at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam. After serving as assistant parish priest at St. Thomas Cathedral, Irinjalakuda he was sent to Rome for Higher Studies. He obtained Doctorate in Oriental Liturgy from the Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome. He has served as vicar in various parishes of the Eparchy viz., Lourdupuram (Inchakundu), Murikingal, Thuravankunnu, Kottennallur, Kuthirathadam, Paduvanagar (Aikkarakkunnu) and Kuzkikattukon. He was also Assistant Director of the Better Life Movement (BLM) and the Mission Training Centre MTC, Aloor, Vice Rector of St. Paul’s Minor Seminary, Irinjalakuda, Secretary of the Pastoral Council, Director of Pastoral Center and Catechism (Vidyajyothi), Bible Apostolate. Justice Forum initiated by him has been administering justice to temporal goods or family related issues of the faithful of the eparchy. Prathyasa (Hope) is a Crisis Intervention Centre started by him to address the current moral problems of the youth and family. He was the Convener of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission and General Convener of the Diocesan Silver Jubilee Celebrations. He was also the Visiting Professor of Liturgy to various Major Seminaries viz., Mangalapuram, Alwaye and Poonamallee. He is a prolific ecclesiastical writer. He has authored and edited numerous books and articles. He is guided by the motto: Omnibus Omnia Fieri.
Dr. George is a results-driven professor with 20+ years of experience in teaching, research, training and consultancy. He is a Post Graduate in Management as well as Tourism Management. He holds Ph.D. in Management from Patna University, Patna. He is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad and is a Sifi Forum certified Supply Chain Management Professional. He has served some of the prestigious institutions in the country such as Royal Group of Institutions, Guwahati; Vimal Jyothi Institute of Management & Research, Kannur; Rajagiri Business School, Kochi; Christ College, Bangalore & Patna Women’s College, Patna. He has attended various programmes in management at IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur and EID Ahmedabad. He is a member of various academic and professional bodies and an empanelled Ph.D. Supervisor in Management at Christ University, Bangalore and Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He has published various papers in the national and international journals. His teaching interests are in the areas of services marketing, sales and distribution management, human resource management, organisational behaviour etc.
Rev. Msgr. Lazar Kuttikkadan holds a post graduate degree in Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Ethics from Gregorial University, Rome. He was Professor of Philosophy, Registrar and Finance Officer at Paurastya Vidyapeetham, Kottayam. He was Coordinator of the IGNOU Centre at Kottyam. Prior to joining Sahrdaya Group of Institutions as Manager, he was Vicar at Kuttikad church.
Fr. Thomas is a graduate in Philosophy and a Master in Social Work. He also holds a Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering. After his studies in school and seminaries he was ordained as priest on 30-12-2002. He was Asst. Vicar at West Chalakudy and at Cathedral Church Irinjalakuda before assuming the charge of Vicar Vallappadi church, Kottat, Muriyad. Prior to joining Sahrdaya College Of Engineering and Technology as Finance Officer, he was the Project Director of AWARD Chalakudy & the Fincance Officer of PACS Kalletumkara.
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Kerala State, India
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Chalakudy -- 10Km
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