Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Episcopa

Mar Theodosius studied at Baselious College, Kottayam and Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla. After taking a degree in Science he joined Leonard Theological College and took BD Degree in 1972. His ordination as ‘Kasseesa’ was in the year 1973. In 1980 he took a Master’s Degree in Comparative Religions from Visva Bharathi University and Doctorate from Mc Master University, Hamilton, Canada in 1986. He was consecrated as Episcopa on December 9, 1989 along with Mar Athanasius and Mar Coorilos. From 1973 onwards he was in charge of several parishes including Mumbai, Calcutta, Toronto and Nanthancode and he served as Director of Thomas Mar Athanasius Orientation Centre, Manganam. On consecration as Episcopa he was given charge of Kunnamkulam- Madras Diocese. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius is a good scholar and his books on Reform Movements in Kerala and their Impact on Socio-Economic and Religious Life of the People have made a mark in academic circles.

 

From 1990 – 2016 as an Episcopa of the Church; Thirumeni was in charge of

  • Madras-Kunnamkulam and Kunnamkulam-Malabar
  • Trivandrum-Quilon Diocese
  • Chennai – Bangalore and Malaysia-Singapore & Australia Dioceses
  • North America and Europe Diocese

 

He is now overseeing the Diocese of Mumbai

 

Biographical Information:

  • Parents: Ashtamudi Kizhakkechakkalayil Dr. K. J. Chacko and Mary Chacko
  • Born on: 1949, February 19
  • Ordained as Deacon: 1972, June 24
  • Ordained as Kaseesa: 1973, February 24
  • Ordained as Ramban: 1989, November 4
  • Consecrated as Episcopa: 1989, December 9