Jacob Thoomkuzhy

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Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhy
Metropolitan Archbishop Emeritus of Trichur, and First Bishop Of Mananthavady Diocese.
DioceseSyro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur
SeeSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
Term ended22 January 2007
PredecessorJoseph Kundukulam
SuccessorAndrews Thazhath
Other post(s)Jeevan TV, Marymatha Major Seminary, Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur, Mahajubilee Training College
Ordination22 December 1956
Consecration1 May 1973
Personal details
Born (1930-12-13) 13 December 1930 (age 90)
Vilakumadam, Palai, British India (present-day Kerala, India)
DenominationSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
ResidenceSt. Mary's Minor Seminary, Madona Nagar, Thrissur
Alma materMangalapuzha Seminary, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Pontifical Lateran University, Fordham University

Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhy is an East Syriac Catholic Archbishop Emeritus, First Bishop of Mananthavady diocese and the second Metropolitan Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur in India. He was born at Vilakumadam in the Eparchy of Palai on 13 December 1930.[1][2] He did his education at Thiruvambady in Kozhikode.


  1. ^ "Kodiyeri lauds Church's role". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 13 December 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Nun to present Carnatic concert". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 30 May 2011. Archived from the original on 10 November 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)