George Alapatt

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His Excellency

Mar George Alapatt
Archbishop of Thrissur, Assistant at the Pontifical Throne
Province Kerala
Diocese Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur
See Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Term ended June 4, 1970
Predecessor Mar Francis Vazhapilly
Successor Mar Joseph Kundukulam
Other posts Second Vatican Council, Council Father
Ordination December 17, 1927
Consecration May 1, 1944
Personal details
Born (1900-02-11)February 11, 1900
Karanchira, Thrissur, British India (present-day Kerala, India)
Died November 6, 1973(1973-11-06)
Buried Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral, Thrissur
Nationality India
Denomination Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Alma mater St. Thomas College, Thrissur, Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, University of Detroit Mercy

Mar George Alapatt (February 11, 1900 – November 6, 1973) was the fourth Bishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur, from May 1, 1944 until June 4, 1970, when he retired.[1] Alapatt was born at Karanchira in Thrissur district on February 11, 1900.[1] He attended all the four sessions of the Second Vatican Council (1962–1965).[1] He died in his sleep on November 6, 1973.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Former Bishops". Trichur Archdiocese. Retrieved 2011-08-12. [dead link]