MAR THATTIL RAPHAEL

Auxiliary Bishop of Trichur

OFFICIAL ADDRESS

Catholic Archbishop's House
P.B. No 706, Thrissur - 680 005
Ph: 0487 2333325
E-mail : marraphaelthattil@gmail.com; smcvisitator@gmail.com

PERSONAL DETAILS

Birth
:   21.04.1956
Place of Birth
:   Thrissur
Baptism
:   30.04.1956; Thrissur
Baptismal Name
:   Raphael
Blood Group
:    O+
Parish of Origin
:   Thrissur Dolours Basilica
Heavenly Patron
:   Archangel Raphael
Feast Date
:   29th September
Date of Joining Seminary
:   04.07.1971
Ordination
:   21.12.1980
Place of Ordination
:   Thrissur Basilica
Celebrant
:   Mar Joseph Kundukulam

FAMILY

Father
:    Ouseph (Late)
Mother
:   Thressia (Late)
Brothers & Sisters
:    Lazar (Late), Thomas, Baby (Late), Francis, Sosannam, Joy, John
Home Address
:    Thattil House,Church Circle, Thrissur - 680 001
Ph: 04872424977, Mob: 9895991793

EPISCOPAL MINISTRY

  • Auxiliary Bishop of Trichur ( Titular Bishop of Buruni)

    Nomination   18.01.2010
    Episcopal Ordination   10.04.2010
    Place of Ordination   Thrissur Lourdes Cathedral
    Celebrant   Mar Andrews Thazhath
    Proto-Syncellus   10.04.2010
  • Syro-Malabar Synodal Offices

    Commission for Finance 2011 - Member
    Commission for Satna Seminary 2013 - Member
  • KCBC Offices

    Commission for Charismatic Movt. 2010 - Chairman
  • Apostolic Visitator for Syro-Malabar faithful residing outside the territorium proprium

    Appointment   11.01.2014
    Commissioning   26.02.2014
    Place of Commissioning   Mount St. Thomas, Kakkanad
    Celebrant   Major Archbishop George Card. Alencherry

MINISTRY BEFORE EPISCOPAL ORDINATION

Place Duration Office
Aranattukara 14.01.1981 - 29.01.1982 Asst. Vicar
St. Mary's Minor Seminary 29.01.1982 - 30.08.1983
06.02.1991 - 29.01.1992
01.05.1991 - 29.01.1992
Fr. Prefect & Asst. Procurator
Vice Rector
Procurator
Koonammoochy 19.03.1983 - 08.04.1983 Acting Vicar
Cherumkuzhy 30.05.1983 - 02.07.1983 Acting Vicar
Rome 01.09.1983 - 31.07.1988 Higher Studies
Archbishop's House 26.10.1988 - 06.02.1992
06.02.1992 - 24.01.1995
24.01.1995 - 27.05.1998
01.06.2006 - 18.03.2007
19.03.2007 - 10.04.2010
Resident Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
Chancellor
Syncellus
Proto-Syncellus
Eparchial Tribunal 26.10.1988 - 02.04.1992
02.04.1992 - 10.04.2010
24.01.1995 - 28.04.1999
Notary
Judge
Adj. Judicial Vicar
Priests' Homes 06.10.1989 Asst. Director
Advocates' Service League 10.01.1990 Director
DBCLC & Catechism 06.02.1992 - 02.04.1995 Director
POC Commission 29.05.1992 Member
Trichur Heart Hospital 03.01.1993 - 24.01.1995 Chaplain
MMB General Synaxis 11.05.1994 Episcopal Delegate
Diocesan Statutes Committee 08.08.1994 Convenor
Presbyteral Council 1992 - Member
EVX - 2000 12.01.1995 - 2000 Joint Convenor
College of Consulters 24.01.1995 - 27.05.1998
31.05.2002 - 11.04.2007
Member & Secretary
Member
Finance Council 20.02.1995 - 10.08.1998
11.05.2007 -
Member
Member
Marymatha Major Seminary 20.01.1998 - 27.05.1998
27.05.1998 - 01.06.2006
Project Officer
Rector
Particular norms on Palliyogam Implimentation Committee 24.04.1998 Member
St. Thomas College - Advisory Committee 06.06.1998 Member
Shrine Commission 05.06.1998 Member
Shrine Committee, Shrine By-law Committee 22.03.2000 Member
Commission for Liturgy   Member
Commission for Education   Member
Slum Service Executive Committee 25.06.1999 Member
Mar Kundukulam RRC Executive Committee   Member
Damien Institute Executive Committee 01.09.2000 Member
Christina Home Executive Committee 01.09.2000 Member
St. Joseph's Home Executive Committee 01.09.2000 Member
Holy Angels' Pullazhy Executive Committee 01.09.2000 Member
Home of Love Mulayam Executive Committee 01.09.2000, 01.09.2002 - Member
St. Joseph Mental Care Home Executive Committee 25.06.1999
01.09.2002 - 2005
Member
Member
Archeparchial Assembly - 2001 12.11.1999
 
Secretary
Implimentation Committee Member
Catholicasabha monthly 20.01.2000 - Editor
Catholicasabha Paper 24.09.2010 Chief Editor
Catholicasabha Publications - Executive Committee 24.09.2010 - Chairman
Thyagarajar Polytechnic Executive Committee 01.09.2000 - Member
Mulayam 01.04.2001
13.11.2001 - 17.01.2002
Vicar-in-charge
Vicar
Home of Love 01.04.2001
13.11.2001 - 17.01.2002
Director-in-charge
Director
Theology Institute - Committee for affiliation with Catholic University Louvain 12.06.2002 - Member
Family Apostolate Complex - Devt. Committee 02.06.1999 - Member
Personnel Board for Priests 07.06.2001 - Member
Archeparchial Statutes Revision Committee 03.09.2001 Member
Koottala 17.01.2001 - Vicar-in-charge
College of Consulters   Member
Mochana Executive Committee 01.09.2002 - Member
Christ Villa Executive Committee 0 01.09.2002 - Member
Kozhukkully 10.06.2003 - 24.06.2003 Vicar - in charge
Mental Care Home Implimentation Committee at Damien   Member
St Joseph the Worker 01.06.2006 Director
Corporate Education Agency - Adv. Board   President
St. Thomas College 01.02.2007 Manager
Jubilee Mission Medical College 01.02.2007 Chairman
Jubilee Mission Nursing College 01.02.2007 Chairman
Administrative Tribunal for Palliyogam 18.06.2007 - , 05.07.2011 - President
Priests Welfare Fund   Secretary
Pastoral Council   Gen. Secretay, Vice Chairman
Cause of S.G. Mariam Thressia Miracle Tribunal 15.04.1992 - Notary
Cause of S.G. Euphrasia 03.12.1998 - Delegate Judge
Major Archiepiscopal Ordinary Tribunal 20.12.1995 - 2000 Advocate
Higher Administrative Committee for Thalore Parish 03.10.2008-31.10-2009 Chairman
Executive Committee for Charismatic Cooordination & Abba Project 06.02.2008 - Chairman

EDUCATION

DOCL

  • St. Thomas College HS, Thrissur : 01.06.1961 - 31.03.1971
  • St. Mary's Minor Seminary, Thrissur : 04.07.1971 - 31.03.1974
  • St. Thomas Ap. Seminary, Kottayam : 01.06.1974 - 20.12.1980

HIGHER STUDIES

Doctorate in Oriental Canon Law
  • Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome1983 -1998

ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Doctoral Thesis: Clerical Formation in the Syro-Malabar Church - A Historico-Juridical Study

INITIATIVES

  • Completed construction of DBCLC
  • Foundation & construction of Marymatha Major Seminary

CHAPLAINCY

  • CMC - St. Mary’s & Sacred Heart Thrissur
  • FCC - MI Thirssur
  • OSF - Santhi Bhavan Thrissur
  • SKD - Thrissur

VISITED CONTRIES

  • Germany, Vatican, Italy, France, USA, UK, Ireland, Austria, Switzerland,Belgium, Hungary, Israel, Palestine,UAE, Qatar

HONOURS

  • Papal Chemberline by Pope John Paul II on 07.08.2003

OTHER LANGUAGES KNOWN

  • German, Italian, Latin
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