He was born on 21-4-1962 at Edathuruthy, Irinjalakkuda, belongs to the parish of Porathur, Trichur. He had his priestly studies at Vadavathoor and was ordained priest on 27-12-1987. He has secured BA; B.Th. and DOCL from Rome. He has served the Archdiocese as Asst. Vicar, Mattom (1988), Vicar Pudussery and Parannur (1989), Fr. Prefect, Minor Seminary (1990), Vicar Puthur (1990), Vice-Chancellor and Tribunal work (1991, 1997-8); Chancellor (1998-2007), Eparchial Judge (1997-2010); Judicial Vicar (2001-2010), Rector of St. Mary’s Minor Seminary (2007-2010) and Judge of Major Archiepiscopal Tribunal (2007-2010).