Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council: New Office Bearers – December 2013

Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council

New Office Bearers

The KCBC meeting held from 10 to 12 December 2013 at the POC elected the following bishops as the Office Bearers, Commission Chairmen and Vice Chairmen.

Click here to Download the PDF file for the KCBC Office Bearers 2013

 

Sl. No Commissions Designation Names
KCBC Office Bearers

President

His Eminence Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos

Vice President

Abp. Joseph Perumthottam

Secretary General

Bp. Joseph Kariyil

1. POC Commission

Chairman

His Eminence Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos

Vice Chairman

Abp. Joseph Perumthottam

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joseph Kariyil

2. Religious Commission & KCMS

Chairman

Abp. Joseph Perumthottam

Vice Chairman

Abp. Francis Kallarakal

Vice Chairman

Bp. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom

3.

Bible Commission & Kerala Catholic Bible Society

Chairman

Abp. Maria Callist Soosa Pakiam

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joseph Kallarangatt

Vice Chairman

Bp. Samuel Mar Irenios

4.

Media Commission & Vatican Radio

Chairman

Bp. Sebastian Thekethecheril

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joseph Mar Thomas

Vice Chairman

Bp. Jose Puthenveettil

5.

Family Commission

Chairman

Bp. Sebastian Adayanthrath

Vice Chairman

Bp. Varghese Chakkalakal

Vice Chairman

Bp. Philipos Mar Stephanos

6.

Laity Commission & KCF

Chairman

Bp. Varghese Chakkalakal

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joseph Mar Thomas

Vice Chairman

Bp. Bosco Puthur

7.

Women’s Commission

Chairman

Bp. Joseph Mar Thomas

Vice Chairman

Bp. Varghese Chakkalakal

Vice Chairman

Bp. Mathew Anikuzhikattil

8.

Education Commission & KCSL

Chairman

Abp. Andrews Thazhath

Vice Chairman

Bp. Samuel Mar Irenios

Vice Chairman

Bp. Vincent Samuel

9.

Social Harmony & Vigilance Commission, Human Rights Desk

Chairman

Bp. Joshua Mar Ignathios

Vice Chairman

Bp. Bosco Puthur

Vice Chairman

Bp. Stanley Roman

10.

Youth Commission, KCYM & CLC

Chairman

Bp. Joseph Pandarasseril

Vice Chairman

Bp. Thomas Mar Anthonios

Vice Chairman

Bp. Vincent Samuel

11.

Labour Commission,KLM & KCITIMA

Chairman

Bp. Jose Porunnedom

Vice Chairman

Bp. Stanley Roman

Vice Chairman

Bp. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom

12.

Justice, Peace & Development Commission KSS Forum, Sarathi, Jesus Fraternity, Care Homes, Special Schools &Ecological Mission

Chairman

Abp. Thomas Mar Koorilos

Vice Chairman

Bp. Selvister Ponnumuthan

Vice Chairman

Bp. George Madathikandathil

Episcopal Advisor for Ecological Mission

Bp. Abraham Mar Julios

13.

Commission for SC/ST/BC

Chairman

Bp. Selvister Ponnumuthan

Vice Chairman

Bp. Philipos Mar Stephanos

Vice Chairman

Bp. Mar Jacob Muricken

14.

Temperance Commission

Chairman

Bp. Remigiose Inchananiyil

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joshua Mar Ignathios

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joseph Karikkassery

15.

Theology Commission

Chairman

Bp. Abraham Mar Julios

Vice Chairman

Bp. Vincent Samuel

Vice Chairman

Bp. Pauli Kannukkadan

16.

Health Commission

Chairman

Bp. Jacob Manathodath

Vice Chairman

Bp. Philipos Mar Stephanos

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joseph Karikkassery

17

Vocation Commission & CML

Chairman

Bp. Vincent Samuel

Vice Chairman

Bp. Yoohanon Mar Chrysostom

Vice Chairman

Bp. Jacob Muricken

18

Charismatic Movement Commission & K.S.T

Chairman

Bp. Raphael Thattil

Vice Chairman

Bp. Samuel Mar Irenios

Vice Chairman

Bp. Joseph Karikkassery

19

Ecumenism & Inter-Religious Dialogue Commission

Chairman

Abp. Mathew Moolakkatt

Vice Chairman

Bp. Selvister Ponnumuthan

Vice Chairman

Bp. Thomas Mar Antonios

20

INFAM

Episcopal Advisor

Bp. Mathew Arackal

KCBC Jesus Fraternity Sunday Circular 2013

KCBC Jesus Fraternity Sunday Circular 2013

Here is the Jesus Fraternity Sunday Circular 2013 by the KCBC Justice Peace and Development Commission Chairman His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Athipozhiyil. This year Jesus Fraternity Sunday falls on Sunday 18 August 2013.

KCBC Youth Sunday Circular 2013

KCBC Youth Sunday Circular 2013

Here is the Youth Sunday Circular 2013 by His Excellency Mar Joseph Pandarasseril, the Chairman of the KCBC Youth Commission. This year Church in Kerala observes 7 July 2013, the Sunday after the feast of St. Thomas, the apostle of India as the Youth Sunday.

KCBC Bible Sunday Circular 2013

KCBC Bible Sunday Circular 2013

Click here to View or Download the Bible Sunday Circular 2013 by the KCBC Bible Commission Chairman His Excellency Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Mar George Punnakottil. This year bible Sunday falls on 26 May 2013.

World Vocation Day, Circular KCBC Vocation Commission (Malayalam)

Click here for the World Vocation Day Circular by KCBC Vocation Commission

Here is the Vocation Sunday Circular by His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Mar Joseph Perumthottam, Chairman of the KCBC Vocation Commission and a Prayer for the Vocations. This year Church celebrates Vocation Sunday on 21 April 2013, the fourth Sunday of the Easter.