Apostolic visitor

Malankara Church

His Excellency Bishop Yoohanon Mar Theodosius

Apostolic Visitator to Europe and Oceania

Bishop of the Major Archiepiscopal Curia of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Major Archiepiscopal Church and the Apostolic Visitator to Europe and Oceania.

Born:  8 April 1959

Announcement as the Bishop
of the Curia and Apostolic Visitator:  5 August 2017

Ordained Ramban :  19 August  2017

Consecrated Bishop:   21 September 2017

Took Charge of the Curia:  5 October 2017

Heavenly Patron:   Saint Theodosius of Cappadocia

Feast Day:  January 11th

His Excellency was ordained priest on 22 December 1985. He secured first rank in BA Malayalam Literature from Kerala University and obtained Doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome. He rendered his service to the Church in various capacities, for instance Parish priest, Secretary to the late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios, Chancellor of the Major Archdiocese, Rector of St. Aloysius Minor Seminary, Rector of Malankara Major Seminary,  Rector of Queen of Peace Basilca, Judicial Vicar, President of the Ordinary Tribunal, General Coordinator of the Formulation of particular Laws etc, Coordiantor of CBCI Core-Team, Vicar General of the Eparchy of Gurgaon and Major Archdiocese etc.,.

Saint Theodosius of Cappadocia, an austere monk and defender true faith is his Heavenly Patron. Feast of the Heavenly Patron falls on 11th January. His motto is  “GOD’S MERCY IS SOVEREIGN”.

Address: Catholicate Centre


Trivandrum – 695 004

Kerala, South India