NAGPUR: The Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan Baselius Marthoma Didymus I appointed Fr. Dr. P.C. Thomas as Professor at the Department of Religious Studies of the St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur. Fr. Thomas is at present the Manager of the North East American Diocesan Center, New York. Fr. Dr. Thomas is a life member of the Mar Baselios Dayara, Njaliyakuzhi.
Fr. Thomas hails from the Pulluparampil family, Ponga, Alappuzha District, Kerala and is a member of the St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Chennamkari of the Kottayam Diocese. He holds Bachelor Degree in Malayalam, and GST and BD degrees.
He successfully completed Masters in Religious Studies from Senate of Serampore and has worked as Professor at the Nagpur Seminary. He joined the American Diocese in 2001 and served various parishes as vicar.
Fr. Thomas earned Doctor of Ministry in 2006 and Certificate in Clinical Pastoral Education in 2005. He has served as vicar at various parishes in the Kottayam Diocese as well.
Dr. P.C.Thomas represented the Malankara Orthodox Church at the National Council of Churches of Christ, USA and has attended various conferences in India and abroad.