Malankara Syrian Christian Association: History

Written By: on Jan 1st, 2010 and filed under Articles, Episcopal Election.

20. 1980 May 1 at M. D. Seminary Kottayam presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews I and elected P. C. Abraham Padijarekkara as the Lay Trustee. Association also elected the new Managing Committee Members.  Clergy 38 – Laity 76

21. 1982 December 28 at M.G.M. High School, Thiruvalla presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews I and elected Konat Abraham Malpan as Priest Trustee. It also elected 5 priests to Episcopate. 1.) Ramban K. G. Geevarghese M.A, Keeyathu Othara. 2.)  Fr. Philipose Thomas M.Th, Puthenparambil- Naranganam. 3.) Fr. K. T. Thomas M.Ed; B.D , Kizhakkethalackal, Puthencavu. 4.) Fr. K. I. Paul M.A; B.D. Mangatt Kollannur, Kunnamkulam. 5.) Fr. K. Mathai B.Sc; B.Ed, Kootarazhikathu, Chenkulam.

22. 1985 October 23 at M.D. Seminary, Kottayam presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews I. The strength of the new Managing Committee from 20 dioceses was fixed at 138. Clergy elected 36. Clergy nominated 10. Laity elected 72. Laity nominated 20.

23. 1987 December 29 at M. D. Seminary, Kottayam presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews I and elected Fr. Mathai Nooranal as priest Trustee. Election to episcopate (one priest) was unsuccessful.

24. 1989 December 28 at Pathanamthitta Catholicate College presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews I. Elected 5 priests to episcopate. 1.) Fr. Kuriakose Perumethmannil, Koipram 2.) Fr.Job, Pathanapuram Dayara 3.) Fr. W.A.Cherian,  Attumalil Varambathu, Punallor 4.) Fr.M.A.Mathai, Vazoor 5.) Fr. George Kurien, Puliyeril, Kolladu. Elected 108 New Members to the Managing Committee. Nominated members 30.

25. 1992 September 10 at Parumala Seminary presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews II. Thomas Mar Themothios of Malabar was elected as the Catholicos Elect. Elected 2 priests to episcopate. 1.) Fr. Jacob Cherian, Pathanapuram Dayara. 2.) Fr. Paulose OIC, Betheny Ashram.

26. 1994 May 26 at Parumala Seminary presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews II elected 108 members to the new Managing Committee. Nominated members 30

27. 2002 March 20 at Parumala Seminary to set right the position of Malankara Metropolitan- of the Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews II. As per the directive of the Supreme Court Justice Malimad was the observer for the Association. Association Elected 108 members to the Managing Committee. Nominated members 30.

28. 2004 June 10 at Parumala Seminary presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Mathews II and elected Fr. Dr. O. Thomas as Priest Trustee. Elected 4 priests to episcopate. 1.) Fr. D.K.J.Gabriel, Kudassanadu, 2.) Fr. Dr. M.C. Cherian Chengaroor, 3.) Ramban Augen Perangattu, Ranni 4.) Fr. Varghese John Kaviyoor

29. 2006 September 21 & October 12 at Parumala Seminary presided by Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didymos I validated the decisions taken by the Association since 1971 and elected Paulose Mar Milithios of Kunnamkulam as Catholicos Elect. The strength of the Managing Committee is fixed at 159. Elected members 129. Nominated members 30.

30. 2008 September 11 at Pmpakuda presided by Baselios Marthoma Didymos I,  elected Fr. Johns Abraham Konat as the Priest Trustee and M.G.George Muthoot as Lay Trustee. Association also elected 7 priests to episcopate. 1.) Ramban Fr. M. S. Yohannan, Vadakkamchery 2) Fr. Joseph Pathanapuram Dayara 3) Fr. Stephen OIC Bethany Ashram. 4) Fr. John Panicker, Kundara.  5.) Ramban Fr. Christophorus Kozhenchery 6.) Fr. Mathew Baby Mavelikara. 7.) Fr. Alex Daniel, Puthur

31. 2010 February 17 at Sasthamkotta Mount Horeb Ashram, presided by Baselios Marthoma Didymos II, elected 7 priests to the episcopate. 1) Fr.Dr.George Pulikkotil 2) Fr.Dr.John Mathews 3) Fr. Dr. Sabu Kuriakose 4) Fr. Yohanon Ramban 5) Fr.Dr. Nathaniel Ramban 6) Fr. Dr. V. M. Abraham 7) Fr. V. M. James

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3 Responses for “Malankara Syrian Christian Association: History”

  1. dear acha, its a great job.i appreciate your effort

  2. Abin says:

    1934 constitution

  3. Editor says:

    If any correction please inform
    Editor

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