Syro-Malabar Synodal Commissions


All the officials of the Major Archiepiscopal Curia are appointed by the Chairman of the concerned Commission/ Institute, with the prior approval of the Major Archbishop without prejudice to the statutes.All who are admitted to an office in the Major Archiepiscopal Curia shall make a promise to carry out the office faithfully in the manner determined by the law or by the Major Archbishop.They must observe secrecy within the limits of and according to the manner determined by the law or by the Major Archbishop.The remuneration of the members of the Curia shall be made from the funds of the Major Archiepiscopal Curia by the Finance officer.


Commission for Catechesis
Chairman Bishop Jacob Manathodath
Member Bishop Joseph Pandarasseril
Member Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy
Secretary: Rev.Fr. Jimmy Poochakkatt
Web: www.syromalabarcatechesis.org

Commission for Clergy
Chairman Bishop Adayanthrath Sebastian
Member Bishop John Vadakel CMI
Member Bishop Jacob Muricken
Secretary: Fr. Jimmy Karthanam

Commission for Doctrine
Chairman Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt
Member Bishop George Njaralakkatt
Member Bishop Jose Arumachadath MCBS
Secretary: Fr. Joseph Pamplani
Asst.Secretary: Rev. Dr. Francis Pittappillil

Commission for Ecumenism
Chairman Archbishop Joseph Perumthottam
Member Bishop Mathew Vaniakizhakkel VC
Member Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam CST
Secretary: Rev. Fr. Cherian Karukaparampil

Commission for Evangelization & Pastoral Care of the Migrants (CEPCM)
Chairman Bishop Sebastian Vadakkel, MST
Member Bishop Mathew Arackal
Member Archbishop Mathew Moolakkatt OSB
Secretary: Rev.Dr. Shaji Abraham Kochupurayil MCBS
Web: www.cepcm.org

Commission for Institutes of Consecrated Life
Chairman   Bishop Jose Porunnedom
Member  Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy
Member   Bishop Jose Chittooparampil CMI
Secretary:  Sr. Vimal Jose CMC

Commission for Laity
Chairman Bishop Mathew Arackal
Member Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil
Member Bishop Remigius Inchananiyil
Secretary: Adv. Jose Vithayathil

Commission for Liturgy
Chairman Bishop Thomas Elavanal MCBS
Member Bishop Pauly Kannookadan
Member Bishop George Madathikandathil
Secretary: Fr. Pauly Maniyattu
Asst.Secretary: Rev. Dr. Francis Pittappillil

Commission for Finance
Chairman Bishop Mathew Arckal
Member Bishop Bosco Puthur
Member Bishop Raphael Thattil
Member Bishop Gregory Karotemprel CMI
Secretary: Rev. Fr. Mathew Pulimoottil
Commission for Vocations
Chairman Bishop Lawrance Mukkuzhy
Member Archbishop George Njaralakkatt
Member Bishop Jacob Muricken
Secretary: Rev.Dr. Shaji Abraham Kochupurayil MCBS
Commission for Youth
Chairman Bishop Joseph pandarasseril
Member Bishop Jose Puthenveettil
Member Bishop Ephrem Nariculam
Secretary: Rev.Fr. Sebastian kaipanplackal

SYNODAL COMMISSIONS FOR THE SEMINARIES
St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor
Chairman Archbishop Joseph Perumthottom
Member Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt
Member Bishop Jose Puthenveettil
St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Mangalapuzha
Chairman Archbishop Andrews Thazhath
Member Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil
Member Bishop George Madathikandathil
Good Shepherd Seminary, Kunnoth
Chairman Archbishop George Njaralakkatt
Member Bishop Remigius Inchananiyil
Member Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzhy
St. Ephrem's Theological College, Satna
Chairman Bishop Joseph Kodakallil
Member Bishop Sebastian Vadakkel MST
Memberr Bishop Raphael Thattil

LITURGICAL RESEARCH CENTRE (LRC)
Board of Directors
Chairman Bishop Pauly Kannookadan
Member Bishop Remigius Inchananiyil
Member & Executive Director Rev. Dr. Peter Kannampuzha
Member : Rev. Dr. Tony Neelankavil
Member : Rev. Dr. James Puliurumbil

Syro-Malabar Church Internet Mission (SMCIM)
Chairman Bishop Mar Jose Porunnedom
Executive Director Fr. Joby Joseph Maprakavil MST
Web www.smcim.com

Association of Syro-Malabar Supporters of the Mission (ASSM)
Director Bishop Mar Raphael Thattil
Secretary Rev.Fr. Joseph Pulavelil MST
Office Secretary Sr. Ancy Pannackal SH
Office Secretary Sr. Alphonsa SH
Web www.assmmission.org

Public Relations Office
Spokesperson Rev. Fr. Jimmy Poochakkatt
Member Rev. Fr. Mathew Chandrankunnel
Member Rev. Fr. Abraham kavilpurayidom
Member Mr. P.I. Lazar
Member Mr. Sijo Paynadath

Public Affairs Committee
Convener Archbishop Andrews Thazhath
Member Archbishop Mathew Moolakkatt OSB
Member Bishop Mathew Arackal
Member Bishop Joseph Kallarangatt
Member Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil
Member Bishop Jose Porunnedom
Member Bishop Joseph Powathil
Secretary Rev.Dr. George Madathiparampil
Committee for Major Archiepiscopal Assembly
Convener Bishop Pauly Kannookadan
Member Bishop Sebastian Adayanthrath
Member Bishop George Rajendran
Secretary Rev. Dr. Shaji Abraham Kochupurayil MCBS
Committee for Canonical Questions
Convener Archbishop Kuriakose Bharanikulangara
Member Bishop Remigiose Inchananiyil
Member Bishop Paul Alappatt

Committee for Higher Education
Convener Archbishop Andrews Thazhath
Member Bishop Mathew Arackal
Member Bishop George Madathikandathil
Secretary for School Education Rev.Dr. George Madathiparampil
Secretary for School Education Rev. Fr. Jacob Palackapilly

Commission Secretaries

Rev.Fr. Jimmy Poochakkatt

Commission for Catechesis

Fr. Jimmy Karthanam

Commission for Clergy

Fr. Joseph Pamplani

Commission for Doctrine

Fr. Pauly Maniyattu

Commission for Liturgy

Rev.Dr. Shaji Abraham Kochupurayil MCBS

Commission for CEPCM, Vocations & Committee for Major Archiepiscopal Assembly

Sr. Vimal Jose CMC

Commission for Institutes of Consecrated Life

Adv. Jose Vithayathil

Commission for Laity

Rev. Fr. Cherian Karukaparampil

Commission for Ecumenism

Rev. Fr. Mathew Pulimoottil

Commission for Finance

Rev.Fr. Sebastian Kaipanplackal

Commission for Youth

Rev.Fr. Joseph Pulavelil MST

Association of Syro-Malabar Supporters of the Mission (ASSM)

Rev.Dr. George Madathiparampil

Public Affairs & Higher Education Committee

Rev. Fr. Jacob Palackapilly

Committee for Higher Education

Rev. Dr. Francis Pittappillil

Assistant Secretary of the Commission for Liturgy and Commission for Doctrine

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